Specifying for Performance

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Title: Specifying for Performance

Author(s): Karthik H. Obla, Daniel J. Gancarz, William R. (Rusty) Owings III, Fouad H. Yazbeck, and David G. Tepke

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 40

Issue: 5

Appears on pages(s): 32-36

Keywords: concrete, specification, project, mixture

Date: 5/1/2018

Abstract:
Performance-based specifications that define explicit durability goals can be successfully used on diverse project types. This article summarizes four examples of such projects (pavement, bridge, development, and column repair) that were presented at a session, Case Studies of Performance-Based Specifications, at The ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition – Spring 2017 in Detroit, MI.