New American Concrete Institute publications and CD-ROMs feature the latest concrete-related information and technology for industry professionals. ACI
New American Concrete Institute publications and CD-ROMs feature the latest concrete-related information and technology for industry professionals. ACI members receive a discount (up to 40 percent) on all Institute offerings, which can be ordered online at www.concrete.org or by calling 248/848-3800.
Ninth ACI International Conference on Superplasticizers and Other Chemical Admixtures [Order Code: SP262.PR] includes 30 papers selected from an October 2009 conference held in Seville, Spain. Topics addressed in the 420-page publication include Use of a Supplemental Agent to Improve Flowability of Ultra-High Performance Concrete; Performance of Superplasticizers in Blended Cement Systems; and, Multifunctional Chemical Admixture to Reduce Quality Control Requirements of Self-Consolidated Concrete. Price: $118.50 (ACI members, $71.00)
10th ACI International Conference on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology and Sustainability Issues [Order Code: SP261.PR] contains proceedings from the Tenth CANMET/ACI International Conference on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology, held also in Seville in October. The 310-page publication comprises 21 papers, including Durability of Ultra-High-Performance Concrete; Shrinkage Reducing Effect of a Combination of Internal Curing and Shrinkage Compensating Agents on High-Performance Concrete; and, Geopolymer Concrete Û Sustainable Cementless Concrete. Price: $111.50 (ACI members, $67.00)
Guide for Lap Splice and Development Length of High Relative Rib Area Reinforcing Bars in Tension and Commentary [Order Code: 408309.PR] was compiled to help designers take advantage of higher bond strength exhibited by high relative rib area bars in calculation of tension lap splice length and development length of bar reinforcement. Available in hardcopy or PDF format, the eight-page guide includes expressions for development and lap splice length applicable only to high relative rib area bars. Price: $36.50 (ACI members, $22.00)
Report on Steel Reinforcement – Material Properties and U.S. Availability [Order Code: 439409.PR] describes material properties of various types of steel reinforcement produced for use in the U.S. Covered in the 19-page document are definitions of steel reinforcement types, including deformed reinforcing bars, plain and deformed wire, welded wire reinforcement, bar mats, and prestressing reinforcement; a review of pertinent ASTM specification requirements, restrictions, and testing; and, discussion of the availability of the various types and sizes of reinforcement in the U.S. Price: $51.50 (ACI members $31.00)