E2-78: Reinforcing Steel--Its Use and Benefits in Concrete
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An ACI Education Bulletin. Presents a fundamental discussion on the use of reinforcing steel in concrete, with explanation of terms and diagrams and illustrations to assist a nonprofessional reader. Topics include difference between unreinforced and reinforced concrete, reinforcing materials, storage and handling, cutting and bending of reinforcing steel, how to place and space reinforcing bars, splicing and splices.