Three new publications for industry professionals have been released by the American Concrete Institute at a discount (up to 40 percent) for ACI members.
Three new publications for industry professionals have been released by the American Concrete Institute at a discount (up to 40 percent) for ACI members. Publications can be ordered by phone: 248/848-3800; or, online at www.concrete.org.
Advances in the Material Science of Concrete CD-ROM [Order Code: SP270CD.PR] consists of 10 papers presented by ACI Committee 236 at the ACI Spring 2010 Convention in Chicago. Among topics covered are Characterization of the Nanostructure and Microstructure of Concrete, Cracking Reduction, Incorporating Nanofibers into Concrete Mixtures, and Material Behavior Reinforced with Examinations at the Microstructural Level. Price: $81.50 (ACI members $49.00)
Report on Foundations for Static Equipment [Order Code: 351210.PR] addresses static equipment foundation engineering and construction. The 26-page document presents relevant criteria, methods, and procedures of analysis, design, and construction applied by industry practitioners. Price: $58.50 (ACI members $36.00)
Guide to Design of Slabs-on-Ground [Order Code: 36010.PR] discusses planning, design, and detailing of slabs. The 72-page guide presents background information on design theories, followed by discussion of slab types, soil-support systems, loadings, and jointing. Design methods Û illustrated by examples Û are given for a wide range of concrete types: unreinforced and reinforced, shrinkage-compensating, post-tensioned, fiber-reinforced slabs-on-ground, and slabs-on-ground in refrigerated buildings. Information on shrinkage and curling also is included. Price: $87.50 (ACI members $53.00)