Published by the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI), CRSI Placing Reinforcing Bars is a unique and popular resource that presents the best accepted current practices in placing reinforcing bars. Written for apprentices, journeymen ironworkers, and inspectors it provides definitive resource for preparing provisions in project specifications regarding reiforing bars. The book has been reviewed by the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers.
CRSI Placing Reinforcing Bars includes eighteen extensively illustrated chapters on reinforcing bars covering:
- Handling bars at the jobsite
- General principles for bar placing, splicing, and tying
- Placing bars in footings, walls, columns, floors, roofs, pavements and highway structures
- Coated reinforcing bars
Notable Updates and Revisions in this 2011 Edition:
- Beam bolsters were revised to show them running longitudinally, rather than transverse
- Expanded coverage of reinforcing bars to include rail- and axle-steel (ASTM A996), stainless-steel (ASTM A955) and low-carbon chromium (ASTM A1035)
- Added nylon sling capacity tables according to current OSHA guidelines
- Updated coverage of mechanical splices according to current Reinforcing Bars: Anchorages and Splices publication
- Updated welded splice coverage according to AWS D1.4-2011
- Expanded coverage of contractor (dropped) bars
- Updated illustrations of standard column ties and special condition column ties
- Expanded and updated safety precautions coverage, emphasizing the importance of jobsite safety
- Updated coverage of bar supports, spiral fabrication tolerances, and first-bar placement according to current Manual of Standard Practice
- Updated and expanded mobile crane and construction tower crane signals, according to ASME B30.3-2009 and B30.5-2007
This unique and popular publication presents the best accepted current practices in placing reinforcing bars in structures and pavement. It is written for apprentices, journeymen ironworkers, and inspectors.
If you are looking for the comprehensive resource on reinforcing bars in all types of construction, this book is your guide!