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Pre-Cast and Pre-Stressed Concrete Contractor (2021-08-04)
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The 8th Edition, authored by David W. Johnston, North Carolina State University, is a major revision of the document to bring it up-to-date with “Guide to Formwork for Concrete (ACI 347R-14).” Revisions include referencing current standards and practices, removing outdated or irrelevant material, adding content on new developments in formwork technology and practice, and updating the look and layout of the document.
This edition considers the updated lateral pressure and other provisions now provided by ACI 347R-14. Expanded coverage is provided in SP-4 for wind loads on formwork specialized from ASCE/SEI 7-10 as modified by ASCE/SEI 37-14. The design of formwork has been divided into two chapters, one focusing on bending, shear, and deflection of wall, slab, and column formwork members, and a second focusing on shoring and bracing members. Bridge formwork considerations have been moved into a separate chapter. A new chapter summarizing the recommendations of ACI 347.3R-13, “Guide to Formed Concrete Surfaces,” has been added.
Publication Year: 1999
This manual is intended to provide standards and corresponding guidelines for the erection of plant-produced precast and prestressed concrete products, and to establish a level of quality that will be recognized and respected by the construction industry. Softcover 96 pages
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. A definitive resource for preparing provisions in project specifications. Eighteen heavily illustrated chapters cover topics including types of materials, handling of bars at the jobsite, general principles for bar placing, splicing, and tying, bar placement in footings, walls, columns, floors, roofs, pavement and transportation structures. Also includes a chapter on epoxy and other coated reinforcement.
Publication Year: 2021
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 17th Edition is the deﬁnitive guide for engineers, contractors, producers, instructors, and students. This new edition reﬂects the latest advances in concrete technology and highlights concrete’s contribution to sustainability. Provides guidance on all aspects of concrete technology from selection of suitable materials to designing and proportioning a concrete mixture.
Backed by over 100 years of research by the Portland Cement Association and other industry groups.
Reﬂects the latest guidance on standards, speciﬁcations, and test methods of ASTM International (ASTM), the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Ofﬁcials (AASHTO), and the American Concrete Institute (ACI).
Presenting a 40% increase in new information, including two new chapters on imperfections in concrete and innovations in concrete technology.
All Federal Construction Regulations (29 CFR 1926) are included in this “perfect bound” book in an easy-to-read, two-color layout.
All 29 CFR 1926 regulations for construction industry are included along with the following items:
29 CFR 1903 regulations covering inspections, citations, and penalties
29 CFR 1904 regulations covering recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses
OSHA keyword dictionary
Easy to find OSHA interpretations
Publication Year: 2015
The scope of the International Building Code (IBC) includes all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.