ACI Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 2005 Edition
While there are many things important to concrete construction, such as quality work and making a profit, safety must always be the number one priority. For that reason, safety is in the front of this book to emphasize its importance as critical to a successful project.
This guide provides insight into proven construction practices that will produce quality concrete construction.
- How to Organize for Quality
- Concrete Mix Designs
- Reinforcement and Embedment in Structures
- Joints and Reinforcement for Slabs on Grade
- Preparing for Concreting
- Concrete Placing
- Finishing Common Field Problems
Table of Contents:
Foreword. Chapter 1: Organizing for Quality. Chapter 2: The Concrete Mix. Chapter 3: The Concrete Specification. Chapter 4: Foundations. Chapter 5: Formwork. Chapter 6: Reinforcement in Structures. Chapter 7: Joints and Embedments in Structures. Chapter 8: Joints and Reinforcement for Slabs-on-Ground. Chapter 9: Preparing for Concreting. Chapter 10: Concrete Placement and Finishing. Chapter 11: Common Field Problems - Cause and Prevention. Conversion Factors - U.S. Customary to SI (Metric).