Concrete International

Concrete International Magazine (CI)

July 2017

Floors & Foundations

Feature Articles

Closure Strip Strategies
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Available design approaches are summarized and evaluated against field data

Field data include ambient temperatures and movements measured at floor closure strips.

Design of Reinforcement for Pile Caps

Strut-and-tie models are illustrated for axial tension and bending loadings

Simplified models can be used for selection of tension reinforcement.

2016 PCI Design Awards

Part 2: Transportation Design Award Winners

Honored projects represent design excellence and construction quality using precast concrete in the transportation design category.

Slag Cement Association 2016 Project of the Year Awards

Eight projects were recently recognized for excellence and innovation in concrete using slag cement.