Download Fresh Concrete: Properties and Tests (Developments in Civil Engineering) PDF - LibrarySpringer Professional. Back to the search result list. Table of Contents. Hint Swipe to navigate through the chapters of this book Close hint. The lack of a concrete repair code has allowed for significant variations in practice and has been identified as a contributing factor in the poor performance of repaired structures. The ACI Committee was created in response to an industry-expressed need to improve concrete repair practice and the performance of repaired concrete structures.
ACI 562-16 – The ACI Concrete Repair Code
Norwalk, CT 2. Long-term industry need Variations in practice Variations in repair performance Establish required minimum practice Help for building officials Large segment of construction industry 20 Billion dollars 8 Billion dollars in corrosion damage. Complicated process Took 7 years to develop Lack of consensus on practice Lots of arguments Establish minimum practice requirements What are minimum requirements? Concern about limiting creative solutions Fear of something new. Commentary Code Mandatory language shall not should Requirements to be followed Only codes and standards as references Commentary Guidance on how to satisfy code Non-mandatory language The why and the how Any references can be used. Determines if compliance with current code is required. Environmental Instructions to contractor Report new conditions Control of debris.
The committee published the professionals, contractors and other code first version in ACI , and an updated users; version ACI in Fig. A performance-based document allows durable repair design. A a key goa l of t he second major consideration was to create a standard Vision program that works both in jurisdictions with the IEBC and which identified strat- functions as a stand-alone code where no general egies to improve the existing building code exists. ACI provisions with the current US were developed to be consistent with these require- general building codes ments. To provide a clear delin- of the provisions.
PDF | A lthough ACI can trace its concrete design standard back to the organization issued its first concrete repair code, ACI Download full- text PDF . to the concrete substrates left in place (free of microcracks).
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