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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Structural Plain Concrete
Author(s): ACI Committee 322
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 186-189
Keywords: basements;bearing walls;buildings;concretes;diagonal tension;footings; foundations;joints;plain concrete;precast concrete;shear stress;slab-on-ground construction;structural design;tensile stress;ultimate strength method;walls; working stress design
Abstract:Structural plain concrete is defined as concrete used forstructural elements and having no reinforcement or an amount of reinforcement less than specified in ACI 318-63. The required quality of concrete and allowable stresses, both for working stress design and ultimate strength design, are presented. The report confines itself to concrete resting on ground or supported by other structural elements and presents specific recommendations for walls and pedestals and footings.
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