Covers materials and proportioning of concrete; reinforcing and prestressing steels; production, placing, and curing of concrete; and formwork design and construction. Methods of treatment of joints and embedded items, repair of surface defects and finishing of formed surfaces are specified. Separate chapters include slab construction and finishing, architectural concrete, massive concrete, and materials and methods of construction, post-tensioned concrete. Provisions governing testing, evaluation, and acceptance of concrete as well as acceptance of the structure are included.
Keywords: admixtures; aggregates; air entrainment; architectural concrete;
buildings; cements; cold weather construction; compressive strength; concrete
construction; concrete durability; concrete slab; concretes; consolidation;
conveying; curing; evaluation; exposed aggregate concrete; finishes;
floors; formwork (construction); grouting; hot weather construction;
inspection; joints (junctions); lightweight aggregate concretes; materials;
mix proportioning; mixing; placing; prestressed concrete; prestressing
steels; reinforced concrete; reinforcing steels; repairs; retempering; shoring;
specifications; subgrades; temperature; tests; tolerances (mechanics);
water-cement ratio; welded wire fabric.
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