This specification covers the structural design and quality control of fabrication for load-bearing and non-load-bearing prefabricated masonry panels. Structural design of panels shall be performed in accordance with the provisions of the applicable local building code and the requirements specified. A quality control test shall be made in accordance with the specified requirements.
1.1 This specification covers the structural design and quality control of fabrication for load-bearing and non-load-bearing prefabricated masonry panels. Methods of prefabrication, field erection, and jointing are not covered in this specification.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
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