Who selects the requirements for concrete for a project?

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Who selects the requirements for concrete for a project?

Q. Who selects the requirements for concrete for a project?

 

A. For any concrete construction project, the licensed design professional should indicate the strength level of the concrete to be used, the nominal maximum-size aggregate, and other important properties and their levels depending on the service life and exposure conditions.

 

References: SP-1(02); ACI 318-19; ACI 301-16

Topics in Concrete: 318 Building Code; Codes; Design; Specifications; Quality Assurance

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