This publication provides a simplified approach to the design of
concrete footings, foundation walls, and above-grade walls, both load bearing and
non-load bearing, intended primarily for use in detached one- and two-family dwellings.
This second edition of the standard is revised to coordinate with the
criteria of the 2010 edition of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Minimum
Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures and the 2011 edition of
the American Concrete Institute Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete, a