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Title: Architectural Concrete--Construction Requirements
Author(s): J. M. Shilstone
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 79-102
Keywords: architectural concrete; compacting; concrete construction; concrete finishing (fresh concrete); construction joints; contractors; finishes; form liners; formwork (construction); joints (junctions); mix proportioning; placing; quality control; reinforcing
Abstract:This is a sequel by the author to a paper discussing the contract documents for architectural concrete. Here, the discussion covers those things that the contractor should do to produce an acceptable architectural concrete project. The recommendations start with a review of the contract documents to locate problems and potential points of conflict. From that point, materials, equipment, processes, and controls are described.
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