Europe Construction Class Codes

The following table lists the construction class codes that AIR supports for Europe 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)

 

103

Masonry Veneer

 

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)

 

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 wtih 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

 

Mobile Homes

191

Mobile Homes

 

192

Mobile Home with No Tie-Downs

 

193

Mobile Home with Partial Tie-Downs

 

194

Mobile Homes with Full Tie-Downs

 

Automobiles

261

Automobiles

When modeling Autos, AIR recommends using 261 in conjunction with occupancy class 300 and Height 0 (Unknown). However, when modeling Autos for UK Inland Flood, AIR recommends using 261 in conjunction with occupancy class 301 and Height 0 (Unknown)

 


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Touchstone 5.0 Updated June 13, 2018