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ACI 308R-16 Guide To External Curing Concrete (308R16)

Product Code/ISBN: 9781942727873

This is the must-have guide for everything related to curing concrete. It will review and describe to you in great detail the different materials, procedures, practices, and methods for the external curing of concrete. It provides the guidelines for specific curing procedures. This manual will give you different curing methods for different types even including cement-based products. Although these methods and procedures are presented to you in this manual, they should be tested and monitored by only those who have appropriate ACI certifications or the equivalent thereof.

Written by the ACI committee 308 this is a must-need guide for anyone who works with curing concrete. Don’t start another project without ordering your guide today! You won’t regret it!

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction
    2. Curing
    3. Curing and Hydration of Portland Cement
    4. Deliberate Curing Procedures
    5. Curing-Affected Zone
    6. Concrete Properties Influenced by Curing
    7. Effects of Elevated Temperature
    8. Sustainability
  2. Definitions
  3. Curing Methods and Materials
    1. Scope
    2. Use of Water for Curing Concrete
    3. Initial Curing Methods
    4. Final Curing Measures
    5. Termination of Curing Measures
    6. Cold-Weather Protection and Curing
    7. Hot-Weather Protection and Curing
    8. Accelerated Curing
    9. Minimum Curing Requirements
    10. Temperature Limits During Curing
  4. Curing for Different Types of Construction
    1. Pavements and Other Slabs on Ground
    2. Buildings, Bridges, and Other Structures
    3. Mass Concrete
    4. Curing Colored Concrete Floors and Slabs
    5. Specialty Constructions
  5. Monitoring Curing and Curing Effectiveness
    1. General
    2. Evaluating Environmental Conditions
    3. Means to Verify Application of Curing
    4. Impact of Curing Procedures on Immediate Environment
    5. Impact of Curing Procedures on Moisture and Temperatures Within Concrete
    6. Maturity Method
    7. Assessing Curing Effectiveness
  6. References
    1. Authored References

About ACI: American Concrete Institute is based in Michigan and was founded in 1904.