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Title: Performance-Based Requirements for Concrete 101
Author(s): Mark F. Chrzanowski
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 49-52
Keywords: specifications, performance-based requirements, building codes, innovation
Abstract:This is the first in a series of three articles that will focus on specifying performance-based requirements for concrete. This article provides a brief history of the development of the performance-based movement, introduces the concept of specifying performance-based requirements for concrete, and discusses some of the challenges in implementing performance-based criteria for concrete.
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