Code Requirements for Crack Control

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Title: Code Requirements for Crack Control

Author(s): Grant T. Halvorsen

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 104

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 275-322

Keywords: building codes; bridges (structures); concretes; corrosion; cover; cracking (fracturing); crack width and spacing; reinforced concrete; reinforcing steels; serviceability; structural design; Construction

Date: 10/1/1987

Abstract:
The paper considers the development of crack control provisions in various design codes and recommendations that date back to the 1950s. Detailed attention is given to the provisions of ACI Building Code 318, from which most other crack control provisions