The standard for all construction professionals engaged in concrete design, construction, and inspection!
ACI 318 is a must-have standard for all construction professionals engaged in concrete design, construction, and inspection. It contains the latest code requirements for all structural concrete.
The companion commentary, matches the corresponding code requirements and provides background information for code provisions.
The ACI 318-11 edition features some key changes, including design requirements for adhesive anchors, reinforcement detailing requirements for seismic application, and much more.
Among a few of the wide range of items covered are: contract documents; inspection; materials; durability requirements; concrete quality, mixing, and placing; form work; embedded pipes; joints; reinforcement; analysis and design; strength and serviceability; flexural and axial loads; shear strength; development and splices of reinforcement; slab systems; walls; footings; precast concrete; composite flexural members; prestressed concrete; shells and folded plate members; strength evaluation of existing structures; provisions for seismic design; structural plain concrete; strutand-tie modeling in Appendix A; alternative design provisions in Appendix B; alternative load and strength reduction factors in Appendix C; and anchoring to concrete in Appendix D.