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Description of ASTM-C857 2013
ASTM C857 - 13
Standard Practice for Minimum Structural Design Loading for Underground Precast Concrete Utility Structures
Active Standard ASTM C857 | Developed by Subcommittee: C27.10
Book of Standards Volume: 04.05
Significance and Use
1.1 This practice describes the minimum live loads and dead loads to be applied when designing monolithic or sectional precast concrete utility structures. Concrete pipe, box culverts, and material covered in Specification C478 are excluded from this practice.
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.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
C478 Specification for Precast Reinforced Concrete Manhole Sections
AASHTO StandardSpecificationforHigh Seventeenth Edition Available from American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), 444 N. Capitol St., NW, Suite 249, Washington, DC 20001, http://www.transportation.org.
minimum structural design criteria; precast concrete; underground utility enclosures;
ICS Number Code 91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products)
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