Concrete International

May 2018

Concrete Protection & Durability

Feature Articles

Specifying for Performance
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Case studies show that cooperative efforts lead to success

Case studies of performance-based specifications presented at The ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition – Spring 2017 are summarized.

Everything is Bigger in Texas
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How the Mega Slab went down

The Mega Slab placed within three 12-hour shifts at the General Motors Arlington Assembly Plant, Arlington, TX, consisted of an 8 in. (203 mm) thick slab covering 256,000 ft2 (23,780 m2) and required 6470 yd3 (4950 m3) of concrete.

Effect of Water-Cement Ratio on Concrete Weight Coatings

Density and compressive strength are evaluated for three mixtures compacted using two pressures

ACI Officers and Board of Direction Members for 2018-2019

Lange, Coleman, and four new Directors elected

ACI’s Award-Winning Papers and Articles

Authors honored at The ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition – Spring 2018