The design example, “Acceptance of Concrete Test Results,” works through a project situation in which the field engineer must evaluate the compressive strength results provided by a testing laboratory. The example follows the provisions of ACI 318-05, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete.
Additionally, discussion of the assumptions needed to evaluate concrete compressive strength test results, resolution to the project data provided, and references are provided.
ACI Committee E702, “Designing Concrete Structures Committee,” is part of the ACI Educational Committee structure. Their mission is to develop educational programs and instructional materials within the area of design. The committee has developed various design examples to illustrate the use of various ACI documents. These examples provide step-by-step calculations with references to applicable code provisions for common member design problems, and may also include calculations for common concrete testing procedures, field data analysis, or evaluations.
Author: ACI Committee E702
Publication Year: 2017
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