On-Demand Course: Contractor's Guide: Chapter 8 Joints and Reinforcement for Slabs-On-Ground

On-Demand Course: Contractor's Guide: Chapter 8 Joints and Reinforcement for Slabs-On-Ground

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INSTRUCTIONS: Read and study the materials included in this module. Then, complete and pass the corresponding 10-question quiz with a score of 80% or higher to receive a certificate for 0.1 CEU (equivalent to 1.0 PDH). This online course is not approved for credit with the Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board (CILB).

Continuing Education Credit: 0.1 CEU (1 PDH)

Access Period: 30 days


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.


Document Details

Publication Year: 2011


Categories: Joints, Slabs

Formats: Online Learning

Table of Contents

Learning Objectives:

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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