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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: Concrete Design Vs. Concrete Placing-The Need For Cooperation
Author(s): George L. Lucas
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 501-514
Abstract:Defective concrete is largely the result of lack ofcooperation and coordination among designing engi-neers, construction engineers, specification writers, and field inspectors. Presents typical examples, such as crowded reinforcement, improper methods of placing, weak and ambiguous specifications, and incompetent inspection. Proposes as a cure for the condition a simple remedy - cooperation and coordination prior to the letting of contracts.
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