By ACI Committee 301
It is a Reference Specification that the Architect/Engineer can practice to any development undertaking regarding structural concrete by way of bringing up it within the undertaking requisites. Checklists are supplied to help the Architect/Engineer in supplementing the provisions of this Reference Specification as wanted by means of designating or specifying person venture requisites. the 1st 5 sections of this rfile disguise basic development standards for cast-in-place structural concrete and slabs-on-ground. those sections hide fabrics and proportioning of concrete; reinforcement and prestressing metal; creation, putting, completing, and curing of concrete; formwork functionality standards and building; remedy of joints; embedded goods; fix of floor defects; and completing of shaped and unformed surfaces. Provisions governing checking out, evaluate, and popularity of concrete in addition to attractiveness of the buildings are incorporated. the rest sections are dedicated to architectural concrete, light-weight concrete, mass concrete, post-tensioned concrete, shrinkagecompensating concrete, commercial ground slabs, tilt-up building, precast structural concrete, and precast architectural concrete.
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