Issues: Lack of Central
for Nonstructural Systems
•Because of diverse nature, no central group such as ACI,
PCA AISC, AISI,
•No central funding or leadership. No research and development support. No consensus standards.
•Not much interest on the part of academia. Difficult to define problem. Does not appear technically challenging
or interesting. Or to
complex. Little industry support.
•Needs someone to personally take on a leadership role to