ACI releases 2017 Manual of Concrete Practice

Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI

The new ACI Manual of Concrete Practice contains more than 250 documents, and represents the most comprehensive and largest single source of concrete engineering and construction insight available in one set. The Manual contains all of the ACI documents needed to address code requirements, specifications, tolerances, concrete proportions, construction methods, and evaluation of test results—to name a few topics.

Through a reorganized version of ACI 318, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary and companion documents, the Manual covers:

  • Design of reinforced concrete and masonry structures
  • Design and construction of floors on grade, pavements, and parking lots
  • Specification writing
  • Concrete mixture proportioning
  • Concrete mixing, transporting, and placing
  • Hot- and cold-weather concreting
  • Formwork
  • Inspection, testing and troubleshooting;
  • Construction tolerances
  • Repair, renovation and rehabilitation

The 2017 Manual of Concrete Practice is available in printed and digital formats starting at $395. Options include an eight-volume set with separate index, a USB drive, and a one-year online subscription that includes all new and archived versions of the documents provided. — ACI Bookstore, 248-848-3800;