Concrete materials and methods of concrete construction/Test methods and standard practices for concrete
|Publication Date:||1 January 2014|
This Standard provides the requirements for materials and methods of construction for (a) cast-in-place concrete and concrete precast in the field; and (b) residential concrete used in the construction of buildings conforming to Part 9 of the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC).
This Standard does not specify the following:
(a) requirements for the design of concrete structures, which are provided in CSA A23.3 and CAN/CSA-S6;
(b) designs of specialty concrete products, which are described in separate CSA Group Standards;
(c) test methods for concrete, which are provided in CSA A23.2;
(d) design provisions governing the fire resistance of reinforced concrete structures, which are set out in the NBCC;
(e) requirements for the plant production of precast concrete, which are provided in CAN/CSA-A23.4; and
(f) use of proprietary materials or methods of construction.
Note: Proprietary materials or methods of construction may be permitted by the owner under a separate specification, provided that the quality of the resulting construction meets the minimum requirements of this Standard.