Document Development Guidance

The ACI Technical Committee Manual (TCM) is prepared by the Technical Activities Committee (TAC) to guide the operation of ACI technical committees and the development of committee documents. Refer to the TCM for details on document submission.

Deadlines

    May 23, 2022 - for August 10, 2022 Review

    August 29, 2022 - for November 9, 2022 Review

    November 23, 2022 - for February 7, 2023 Review

    March 1, 2023 - for May 10, 2023 Review

Process

There are several stages to document development. Links for tools such as checklists and templates are located below each step in which they are applicable.

1. Request TAC Permission For New Documents
Document Development Request

2. Plan for Document Revision
Document Revision Plan (recommended but not mandatory)

3. Incremental Revision
Incremental Revision Request

4. Planning/writing
Guide and report template
Design standard template
Construction standard template
Guide for writing a TechNote
Metrication Guide

Balloting Tools
Ballot Form
Ballot: Chair Resolution Form
How to Initiate a Ballot
Balloting Examples

5. Submit to TAC
Document Submittal Checklist

6. TAC review
Review Comments Classification

7. Respond to TAC comments
Responding to TAC Comments Checklist

8. Standardization (if design standard or construction standard)
Responding to Public Discussion Checklist

9. Publication

Send document, balloting, and summary of revisions to Shannon.Banchero@concrete.org

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