Guide to Residential Cast-In-Place Concrete Construction


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Title: Guide to Residential Cast-In-Place Concrete Construction

Author(s): ACI Committee 332

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 81

Issue: 5

Appears on pages(s): 476-512

Keywords: admixtures; aggregates; air entrainment; compacting; concrete construction; concrete slabs; construction joints; control joints; cracking (fracturing);curing; discoloration; drainage; driveways; floors; footings; formwork(construction); foundations.

Date: 9/1/1984

The quality of residential concrete is highly dependent on the quality of job construction practices. This guide presents good practices for the construction of foundations, footings, walls, and exterior and interior slabs-on-grade. The concrete materials and proportions must be selected with reference not only to design strength but workability and durability. The principles and practices described here pertain to site preparation form work erection selection and placement of reinforcement in walls, slabs, and steps joint design, location, construction, and sealing use of insulation wall concreting practices and safe form stripping slab finishing practices curing in all types of weather repairing of defects