531.1-83: Specification for Concrete Masonry Construction

531.1-83: Specification for Concrete Masonry Construction

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This specification is a reference standard which the architect/engineer may

cite in the project specifications, together with the supplemental requirements

for the specific project. It is written in terse, imperative language, and is

divided in four sections for ease of reference: (a) Definitions and Notation,

{b) Masonry, (c) Reinforcement and Accessories for Masonry, and (d) Grout

for Masonry.

The document covers the materials and methods for construction of concrete

masonry structures, including concrete masonry units, mortar, grout,

and reinforcement. Methods of bonding, anchoring abutting construction, and

the rules for both low-lift and high-lift grouting are specified.

Keywords: concrete blocks; concrete bricks; concrete construction; construction;

construction materials; grout; grouting; masonry; materials handling; mortars (material); precast concrete; reinforcing steels; specifications; stockpiling; tolerances (mechanics).


Document Details

Author: ACI Committee 531

Publication Year: 2002

Pages: 15.00


Categories: Masonry

Formats: PDF


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