Specifications for Concrete

Definition: an explicit set of requirements to be satisfied by a material, product, system, or service.- ACI Concrete Terminology


ACI defines an ACI reference specification as a standardized mandatory-language document prescribing materials, dimensions, and workmanship, incorporated by reference in Contract Documents, with information in the Mandatory Requirements Checklist required to be provided in the Project Specification. A reference specification provides most of the detailed construction requirements that the Architect/Engineer (A/E) must convey to the Contractor.

Practice oriented papers and articles ON SPECIFICATIONS FOR CONCRETE

GFRP Reinforcement for Concrete Facilities to Protect Against Mudflow

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 2/1/2024

Concrete Q&A: GFRP Bars in Compression Members

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 2/1/2024

Concrete Q&A: What is the Appropriate Definition for Cold Weather?

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 1/1/2024

Overcoming Barriers to Adopting Carbon Reduction in Concrete

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 11/1/2023

Pedagogical Techniques used to Teach Detailing of Reinforced Concrete Structures

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2023

Selecting Exposure Classes and Requirements for Durability

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 5/1/2023

ACI Certification Programs Celebrate 40 Years of Certifying Concrete Professionals

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 5/1/2023

Data-Driven Decision-Making to Inform Sustainable Performance-Based Specifications

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Flat Plate Building and Frame: Full Scale Tests for European Design Provisions

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Live Load Distribution in a Slab-on-Girder Bridge Subjected to Corrosion and Differential Settlement

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 5/31/2022

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