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303R-12 Guide to Cast-in-Place Architectural Concrete Practice

303R-12 Guide to Cast-in-Place Architectural Concrete Practice

The all-in-one guide you need to know about cast-in-place architectural concrete

Price: $73.00
Product Code: 303R-12
Year: 2012
Publisher: ACI

The all-in-one guide you need to know about cast-in-place architectural concrete. It goes over everything from materials to forming to concrete placement and curing. It also includes information on inspection and different effects that additional treatments give the concrete and how it changes the final product. The concrete that is used in architectural requires very specific properties that are unique to each project, and fortunately you can learn all about those specifications in this must-have manual.

This manual includes the newest changes and additions brought into the world of concrete and architecture. You won’t want to start your next project without it. Order your copy today!

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Definitions
  3. Architectural Considerations
    1. Architectural Features
    2. Architectural Design
    3. Coatings and Sealers
    4. Joint Sealants
    5. Specifications
  4. Structural Considerations
    1. Spalling
    2. Deflections
    3. Cracking
    4. Joints
    5. Beams and Slabs
    6. Columns
    7. Walls
  5. Forms
    1. General
    2. Materials
    3. Economics
    4. Formwork Accuracy
    5. Form Joints
    6. Textures and Patterns
    7. Formwork Accessories
    8. Form Coatings and Sealers
    9. Form Release Agents
    10. Form Removal
  6. Reinforcement
    1. General
    2. Clear Space
    3. Reinforcement Supports and Spaces
    4. Tire Wire
    5. Zinc-Coated (galvanized) Steel Reinforcement
    6. Epoxy-Coated Reinforcing Bars
  7. Concrete Materials and Mixture Proportioning
    1. General
    2. Materials
    3. Proportioning, Mixing, and Temperature Control
  8. Placing and Consolidation
    1. Conveying and Placing
    2. Consolidation
  9. Curing
    1. General
    2. Curing in Forms
    3. Moist Curing
    4. Membrane Curing
    5. Hot Weather Curing
  10. Treated Architectural Surfaces
    1. Surface Retarders
    2. High-Pressure Water Jet
    3. Acid Wash
    4. Abrasive Blasting
    5. Tooling or Other Mechanical Treatments
  11. Finishing and Final Cleanup
    1. General
    2. Tie Holes
    3. Blemish Repair
    4. Stain Removal
    5. Sealers and Coatings
  12. References

Appendix A – Architectural Concrete Photos