ACI SP-327 - The 13th International Symposium on Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures
November 1, 2018 - ACI

INTRODUCTION Application of wet lay-up Fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) systems in the repair industry is well accepted. These applications include structural strengthening of structures such as parking garages, buildings, bridges, etc. which have experience some form of structural deficiency, many...

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 325.11R - Report on Accelerated Techniques for Concrete Paving
March 1, 2019 - ACI

Concrete mixtures used in accelerated concrete pavement construction may be more susceptible to durability-related distress than conventional concrete. Further, the ability to detect durability-related problems during mixture design and construction is more limited (Van Dam et al. 2005). Chapter 5...

ACI SP-331 - Durability of Concrete Structures Incorporating Conventional and Advanced Materials
February 1, 2019 - ACI

Preface Durability of Concrete Structures Incorporating Conventional and Advanced Materials Sustainability is one of the salient requirements in modern society. Structures frequently deteriorate because of aggressive service environments; consequently, federal and state agencies expend significant...

ACI 439.6R - Guide for the Use of ASTM A1035/A1035M Type CS Grade 100 (690) Steel Bars for Structural Concrete
February 1, 2019 - ACI

This guide presents the material characteristics of ASTM A1035/A1035M (CS) steel bars and recommends design criteria for beams, columns, slab systems, walls, and footings for Seismic Design Category (SDC) A, B, or C. A structure assigned to SDC A, B or C is required to be designed for all...

ACI MNL-2 - Manual of Concrete Inspection
February 1, 2019 - ACI

This document is primarily intended for guidance in the development of inspection and testing plans that are part of the overall system designed to ensure quality in the finished concrete product. ACI Committee 311 recommends that the owner develop a quality plan, as outlined in ACI...

ACI 130R - Report on the Role of Materials in Sustainable Concrete Construction
January 1, 2019 - ACI

This report deals with the sustainability aspects of materials selection in concrete production. Chapters 3 to 7 address each of the major material components of a concrete mixture: cementitious materials, aggregates, chemical admixtures, mixture water, and reinforcement. The sustainability impacts...

ACI MNL-5 - The Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
January 1, 2019 - ACI
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ACI 228.1R - Report on Methods for Estimating In-Place Concrete Strength
January 1, 2019 - ACI

In-place tests are performed typically on concrete within a structure, in contrast to tests performed on molded specimens made from the concrete to be used in the structure. Historically, they have been called nondestructive tests because some of the early tests, such as rebound number and...

ACI 548.6R - Polymer Concrete: Guidelines for Structural Applications
January 1, 2019 - ACI

INTRODUCTION Polymer concrete (PC) has been used in structural applications where strength, stiffness, durability, and ease in molding provide an advantage over other materials. Many types of reinforcement can be used with PC. This guide presents the structural uses of PC. Polymer concrete is a...

ACI COLLECTION SET USB - ACI Collection of Concrete Codes, Specifications, and Practices – USB
January 1, 2019 - ACI

The ACI Collection of Concrete Codes, Specifications, and Practices is the most comprehensive concrete reference set available. It contains all of the widely used ACI concrete and masonry code requirements, specifications, guides and reports. - The largest, single source of concrete...

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-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 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-328 - Shear in Structural Concrete
September 1, 2018 - ACI

INTRODUCTION This paper presents the results from an experimental program to investigate the effects of using Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) vertical strips epoxied to the webs of precast pretensioned I-girders. Vertical shear strips anchored by horizontal CFRP strips have been used to...

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 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...