ACI PRC-311.4-05: Guide for Concrete Inspection

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This guide discusses the need for inspection of concrete construction and other related activities, the types of inspection activities involved, and the responsibilities of various individuals and organizations involved in these activities. Field and laboratory testing activities are also considered part of inspection. This guide presents recommendations for inspection plan content and a detailed checklist of inspection attributes that can be adopted for use depending on the scope and needs of individual projects.

Keywords: concrete; construction; inspection; quality assurance; quality

control; testing.


Document Details

Author: ACI Committee 311

Publication Year: 2005

Pages: 13

ISBN: 9780870311963

Categories: Inspection

Formats: PDF

Table of Contents

Chapter 1—Introduction





1.5—Categories of inspection

1.6—Inspection team

Chapter 2—Responsibilities


2.2—Owner’s responsibilities

2.3—Architect/engineer’s inspection responsibilities

2.4—Owner’s inspection organization responsibilities

2.5—Contractor’s inspection responsibilities

2.6—Manufacturer’s or fabricator’s inspection responsibilities

Chapter 3—Planning for inspection


3.2—Written inspection plan

3.3—Building code requirements for special inspections

3.4—Preconstruction conferences


3.6—Qualifications of inspection and testing personnel

3.7—Recommendations for inspection and testing

3.8—Reporting and evaluating inspection and test results

Chapter 4—References

4.1—Referenced standards and reports

4.2—Cited references

4.3—Other references

Appendix I—Expanded checklist of inspection attributes

Appendix II—Synopsis of ACI 311.5


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