This module is based on an audio chapter from The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction. It addresses joints and reinforcement for slab-on-ground on construction projects. Specific sections deal with various types of joints, joint spacing and placement, reinforcement, dowels, tie bars, and fiber reinforcement. This document was developed by the American Society of Concrete Contractors and reviewed and approved by ACI Committee E703, Concrete Construction Practices, and the ACI Educational Activities Committee.
Table of Contents
1. Purpose of each of the four basic types of joints used in slabs-on-ground;
2. Methods used to control cracking;
3. Timing for saw cutting joints; and
4. Purpose of the different types of reinforcement used in a concrete slab.
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