Central America Construction Class Codes

 

The following table lists the construction class codes that AIR supports for Central America and identifies any model limitations associated with the use of these construction classes:

Category

Construction Code

Construction Class

Model Support and/or Limitations

Unknown

100

Unknown

 

Wood

101

Wood Frame (Modern)

 

102

Light Wood Frame

 

103

Masonry Veneer

 

104

Heavy Timber

 

Masonry

111

Masonry

 

112

Adobe

 

113

Rubble Stone Masonry

 

114

Unreinforced Masonry - Bearing Wall

 

115

Unreinforced Masonry - Bearing Frame

 

116

Reinforced Masonry

 

117

Reinforced Masonry Shear Wall (with MRF)

 

118

Reinforced Masonry Shear Wall (without MRF)

 

119

Joisted Masonry

 

120

Confined Masonry

 

Concrete

131

Reinforced Concrete

 

132

Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall (with MRF)

 

133

Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall (without MRF)

 

134

Reinforced Concrete MRF - Ductile

 

135

Reinforced Concrete MRF - Non-Ductile

 

136

Tilt-Up

 

137

Pre-cast Concrete

 

138

Pre-cast Concrete with Shear Wall

 

139

Reinforced Concrete MRF

 

140

Reinforced concrete MRF with URM

 

Steel

151

Steel

 

152

Light Metal

 

153

Braced Steel Frame

 

154

Steel MRF - Perimeter

 

155

Steel MRF - Distributed

 

156

Steel MRF

 

157

Steel Frame with URM

 

158

Steel Frame with Concrete Shear Wall

 

159

Steel Reinforced Concrete

 

160

Steel Long Span

 

Special

181

Long Span

 

182

Semi-Wind Resistive

 

183

Wind Resistive

 

185

Unknown Glass

 

186

Safety Glass

 

187

Impact Resistance Glass

 

Mobile Homes

191

Mobile Homes

 

192

Mobile Home with No Tie-Downs

 

193

Mobile Home with Partial Tie-Downs

 

194

Mobile Home with Full Tie-Downs

 

Bridges

201

Conventional - Multiple Span Bridges

 

202

Conventional - Continuous Bridges

 

203

Major Bridges

 

Pavements

204

Railroads

 

205

Highways

 

206

Runways

 

Dams

211

Concrete Dams

 

212

Earthfill Dams

 

Tunnels

213

Alluvium Tunnels

 

214

Rock Tunnels

 

215

Cut and Cover tunnels

 

Storage Tanks

221

Underground Liquid Tanks

 

222

Underground Solid Tanks

 

223

On Ground Liquid Tanks

 

224

On Ground Solid Tanks

 

225

Elevated Liquid Tanks

 

226

Elevated Solid Tanks

 

Pipelines

227

Underground Pipelines

 

228

At Grade Pipelines

 

Chimneys

231

Masonry Chimneys

 

232

Concrete Chimneys

 

233

Steel Chimneys

 

Towers

234

Electrical Transmission - Conventional

 

235

Electrical Transmission - Major

 

236

Broadcast Towers

 

237

Observation Towers

 

238

Offshore Towers

 

Equipment

241

Residential Equipment

 

242

Office Equipment

 

243

Electrical Equipment

 

244

Mechanical Equipment

 

245

High Technology Equipment

 

246

Trains, Trucks, Airplanes

 

Miscellaneous

251

Pumping Stations

 

252

Compressor Stations

 

253

Cranes

 

254

Conveyor Systems

 

255

Canals

 

256

Earth Retaining Structures

 

257

Waterfront Structures

 

258

Offshore Structures

 

Automobiles

261

Automobiles

When modeling Autos, AIR recommends using 261 in conjunction with occupancy class 300 and Height 0 (Unknown).

 

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Touchstone 3.0 Updated December 02, 2016