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ACI 347R-14: Guide to Formwork for Concrete

This guide offers ways to meet the specification requirements for concrete formwork!

ACI 347R-14: Guide to Formwork for Concrete

Price: $77.50

Product Code: 9780870319105

ISBN: 9780870319105

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Binding: Paperback

Publisher: ACI

Objectives of safety, quality and economy are given priority in these guidelines for formwork. A section on contract documents explains the kind and amount of specification guidance an engineer/architect should provide for the contractor. 32 pp.

347R-14: Guide to Formwork for Concrete - Table of Contents:

  • Preface
  • Introduction
    • Scope
    • Definitions
    • Achieving economy in formwork
    • Contract documents

  • Design

    • General
    • Loads
    • Unit stresses
    • Safety factors for accessories
    • Shores
    • Bracing and lacing
    • Foundations for formwork
    • Settlement

  • Construction

    • Safety precautions
    • Construction practices and workmanship
    • Tolerances
    • Irregularities in formed surfaces
    • Shoring and centering
    • Inspection and adjustment of formwork
    • Removal of forms and supports
    • Shoring and reshoring of multistory structures

  • Materials

    • General
    • Properties of materials
    • Accessories
    • Form coatings and release agents

  • Architectural concrete

    • Introduction
    • Role of the architect
    • Materials and accessories
    • Design
    • Construction
    • Form removal

  • Special structures

    • Discussion
    • Bridges and viaducts, including high piers
    • Structures designed for composite action
    • Folded plates, thin shells, and long-span roof structures
    • Mass concrete structures
    • Underground structures

  • Special methods of construction,

    • Recommendations
    • Preplaced-aggregate concrete
    • Slipforms
    • Permanent forms
    • Forms for prestressed concrete construction
    • Forms for site precasting
    • Use of precast concrete for forms
    • Forms for concrete placed under water

  • References

    • Referenced standards and reports
    • Cited references

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