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ISO 18408 applies to reinforced concrete building consisting of load bearing walls of reinforced concrete buildings [such buildings are called reinforced concrete box-shaped wall buildings and (RC wall building)] or to the part of RC wall building which uses both this and other types of structure. This document applies to RC wall building as follows: - RC wall building with 5 or fewer aboveground storeys; - eaves height of 16 m or less; - storey height on each storey of 3 m or less; - on the top storey, the storey height can be 3,3 m or less; - if the roof has a slope, the sum of the storey height of the top storey and the height from the eaves to the ridge of 4 m or less. Deep foundations, such as piles and caissons, and their pile footings and caps, are beyond the scope of this document, and are not covered by it.
||Simplified structural design for reinforced concrete wall buildings