RMC Foundation report: Optimize low-rise C-I-P wall reinforcement

Sources: RMC Research & Education Foundation, Alexandria, Va.: CP staff A new RMC Research & Education Foundation report states the case for engineers, practitioners and code officials to consider design loads versus prescriptive reinforcement requirements for concrete walls framing low-rise buildings in moderate or lower seismic zones.  “Simulation-based Investigation of the Performance of Low-rise Concrete Walls with Low Reinforcement Ratios”…

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Concrete pavement stakeholders power cloud-enabled design platform

Sources: American Concrete Pavement Association, Rosemont, Ill.; Porland Cement Association, Skokie, Ill.; CP staff

American Concrete Pavement Association, Portland Cement Association and the RMC Research & Education Foundation have teamed to create PavementDesigner.org, an online tool with features never before available to engineers and other stakeholders involved in vehicle-bearing concrete slabs.

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