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In Jan. 2009, CC embarked on a study to examine curling in nine concrete mixes placed in a 60,000-square-foot warehouse floor. The plan was to …
A new innovative technology is helping to erect bridges quickly and sustainably. The technology is known as a bridge-in-a-backpack and was used for the first time in the country to construct the 34-foot-long …
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Visit the ASA Booth at the 2010 International Bridge Conference
Shotcrete for Rehabilitation of American’s Infrastructure Workshop
ASA 2010-2011 Graduate Scholarship Program Now Open!
New Functionality on On-line Buyers Guide
Spring 2010 Shotcrete E-Magazine Link
Government Projects Open For Bid
With this strategic guide to building information modeling (BIM), you’ll learn how to implement this new technology as part of a comprehensive systems approach to the design, construction, management, operation, maintenance, and use of buildings. The authors, among the leading experts and pioneers in BIM, show you how …
Topics include materials aspects related to the benefits of adding slag in concrete to prevent alkali-silica reactions, reducing drying shrinkage, and reducing the potential for thermal cracking during the curing period. Also covered are high-volume applications of slag cement in: concrete for transportation structures, high-performance concrete pavements, mass concrete, and high-density concrete.
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This guide is provided to help designers take advantage of higher bond strength exhibited by high relative rib area bars in the calculation of tension lap splice length and development length of bar reinforcement. It includes expressions for development and lap splice length applicable only for high relative rib area bars. This guide is available in hardcopy/printed or PDF format.
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