Improving rebar information and supply (IRIS)
January 1, 2000 - BRE

The IRIS project is part of a wider project looking at re-engineering the processes of in-situ concrete frame construction funded under the Partner in Technology (PIT) scheme. Although the IRIS project is part of the wider project it is not directly dependent on the construction for the in-situ...

CRSI CTN-M-2 - Field Guide for Rust on Reinforcing Bars
January 1, 2011 - CRSI

Provides guidelines on field inspection of rust on reinforcing steel (rebar). Includes a basic overview on corrosion, surface contaminants, mill scale and bond strength of rusted rebar

ACI SP-306 - Analytical and Finite Element Concrete Material Models - Comparison of Blast Response Analysis of One Way Slabs with Experimental Data
March 1, 2016 - ACI

INTRODUCTION Three-dimensional finite element method (FEM) calculations for concrete structures are now commonplace in many applications. Common applications range from academic studies of structural behaviors under transient loads to informing designs for new structures or retrofits. The objective...

ACI 239R - Ultra-High-Performance Concrete: An Emerging Technology Report
October 1, 2018 - ACI

UHPC is still in the process of finding a broader use. The objective of this report is to introduce UHPC through a brief overview of production, properties, design, and applications, and to promote further use of UHPC and integration into today's construction market. Because the cost of UHPC is...

ACI 550.4 - Qualification of Precast Concrete Diaphragm Connections and Reinforcement at Joints for Earthquake Loading (ACI 550.4-18) and Commentary (ACI 550.4R-18)
September 1, 2018 - ACI

ACI 550.4 defines the minimum testing requirements and the acceptance criteria for different performance levels for connections or reinforcement at joints where used to connect precast concrete DT members subject to earthquake loading. Extrapolation of qualification results for connections...

ACI SP-328 - Shear in Structural Concrete
September 1, 2018 - ACI
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ACI 550.5M - Code Requirements for the Design of Precast Concrete Diaphragms for Earthquake Motions (ACI 550.5M-18) and Commentary
September 1, 2018 - ACI

This standard shall apply to precast concrete diaphragms and collectors that are part of the seismic-forceresisting system in structures assigned to SDC C, D, E, or It is permissible to use this standard for the design of the same elements in structures assigned to SDC B. This standard shall apply...

ACI SP-330 - Recent Advances in Concrete Technology and Sustainability Issues
September 1, 2018 - ACI

Preface The Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology (CANMET) of Natural Resources of Canada, Ottawa, has played a significant role for more than 40 years in the broad area of concrete technology in Canada. In recent years CANMET has become increasingly involved in research and development...

ACI 563 - Specifications for Repair of Concrete in Buildings (ACI 563-18)
September 1, 2018 - ACI

This Specification covers repair of concrete in existing structures. This Specification is incorporated by Contract Documents and provides requirements for Contractor This Specification governs for construction within its scope, except other Contract Documents govern if there is a conflict. This...

ACI 549.1R - Design Guide for Ferrocement
September 1, 2018 - ACI

This guide is based on technical information assembled from current practice, developments, and advances in the field of ferrocement around the world. It represents a practical supplement to ACI 549R. This guide covers physical and mechanical properties, performance and design criteria, and...

ACI SP-329 - Superplasticizers and Other Chemical Admixtures in Concrete
September 1, 2018 - ACI

Preface In May 1978, the Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology (CANMET), in association with the American Concrete Institute (ACI) sponsored a three-day conference in Ottawa, ON, Canada on the use of superplasticizers in concrete. Selected papers from the conference were published...

ACI 447.1R - Report on the Modeling Techniques Used in Finite Element Simulations of Concrete Structures Strengthened Using Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Materials
August 1, 2018 - ACI

This report summarizes the latest research for the FE modeling techniques of FRP-strengthened RC members, and attempts to provide general guidelines and recommendations on the best modeling practices that capture the complex phenomenon of concrete cracking and crushing, concrete shear retention,...

ACI SP-326 - Durability and Sustainability of Concrete Structures (DSCS-2018)
August 1, 2018 - ACI

INTRODUCTION In recent years, internal curing whereby water pre-saturated materials such as lightweight aggregates (LWAs), superabsorbent polymers (SAP), and etc. are used not only to enhance the hydration of cement-based materials, but also to minimize self-desiccation routinely observed in low...

August 1, 2018 - ACI

WWR is prefabricated reinforcement consisting of highstrength cold-worked steel wires that are resistance-welded together in square or rectangular grids by continuous automatic welders. This guide provides WWR product information, material specifications, and design/detailing recommendations, with...

ACI 311.6 - Specification for Testing Ready Mixed Concrete
August 1, 2018 - ACI

Work specified-This Specification sets the minimum requirements for testing of ready mixed concrete at the project site when specific field tests and specimens prepared for laboratory tests properties including strength are used as a basis for acceptance of concrete as delivered to the site. It...

ACI ITG-10.1R - Report on Alternative Cements
August 1, 2018 - ACI

This report addresses available and emerging alternative cements, with the intent of introducing these materials and facilitating the development of test methods to address their safe and reliable use. The discussion herein includes material properties, production methods, and testing methodologies...

ACI 211.9R - Guide to Selecting Proportions for Pumpable Concrete
August 1, 2018 - ACI

This guide addresses methods for selecting proportions specific to hydraulic-cement concrete to be placed by pumping. The primary focus of this document is to discuss the principles of mixture proportioning for normalweight and lightweight concrete. Any specific information regarding pumping...

ACI SP-325 - Mass Concrete and Thermal Cracking, a Joint ACI-JCI Seminar
July 1, 2018 - ACI
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ACI 544.4R - Guide to Design with Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
July 1, 2018 - ACI

agreed design approaches in North America for some of its applications. Unlike reinforced concrete with steel bars or welded wire mesh, the design of fiber reinforcement is not properly covered by national design codes. In Model Code 2010 (fib 2013), sections were added for new developments in the...