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Cement Concrete Contractor (2007-11-26)
70 Questions, 75% Correct Required to Pass, Two Hour Time Limit
Closed Book These books are for pre-test study only and are not available for use during the test.
Publication Year: 2011
More then any other material of construction, concrete depends for its performance on the skill and understanding of the man on the job. Since this applies particularly to reinforced concrete construction, it will be a matter of great interest to all contractors a now handbook entitled "CRSI Recommended Practice for Placeing Reinforcing Bars." The book was prepared under the direction of the Engineering Proactive Committee of the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute by R. C. Reese. The book answers hundreds of questions. Some examples are: how many standard sizes of reinforcing bars are now being rolled; what are stirrups and why are they used; why are column spirals used and related issues.
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures--the guide to applications, methods, and materials, has been the industry’s primary reference on concrete technology for over 90 years. The fully revised 16th edition published in 2016 by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) provides a concise, current reference on the fundamentals of concrete technology and construction.
Many advances have been made in concrete technology over the decades ranging from new materials and testing methods, to improved concrete properties and construction practices. Concrete construction today follows a mantra of quicker, stronger, more durable, more resilient, and more sustainable. That story is proudly displayed within the pages of this centennial edition of Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures.