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Seismic Response of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Coupled Walls

To protect the lives of inhabitants, buildings are designed to sway and deform without collapsing in response to earthquake shaking. Many building owners and occupants also expect that, with a modest level of repair, buildings will be usable after a strong…

New Computational Modeling Procedure Developed for Estimating Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Members Subjected to Fire

Fire causes extensive financial losses due to property damage, as well as endangers the life and well-being of occupants. This has driven much interest…

Bond of Reinforcement in High-Strength Concrete

This paper describes an examination of the development of tension lap splices in high strength concrete and the applicability of the restriction in the…

Rapid Repair of Severely Damaged Concrete Columns After an Earthquake

April 29, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit

Repair of damaged bridge columns following an earthquake is a good alternative to replacement; benefits include cost savings, reduction in construction time, and decreased interruption of emergency services. The objective of bridge repair is to rehabilitate…

Michael J. Schneider Elected President of American Concrete Institute

April 26, 2016 - in Corporate

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 25, 2016—The American Concrete Institute (ACI) introduced its 2016-2017 president, vice president, and four board members during The Concrete Convention and Exposition in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, this month. Michael J. Schneider…

ACI Announces Winners of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Bowling Ball Competition

April 19, 2016 - in Awards, Corporate, Design/Engineering

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 19, 2016—The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announces the winners of its 2016 Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Bowling Ball Competition.  The competition took place at The Concrete Convention and Exposition in Milwaukee, WI, USA.…

ACI Recognizes Contributions and Dedication to the Concrete Industry

April 18, 2016 - in Awards, Corporate

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 18, 2016—On Sunday, April 17, 2016, the American Concrete Institute (ACI) recognized over 100 professionals, groups, and companies for their outstanding contributions and dedication to ACI and the concrete industry. Awards…

ACI Expands Its Concrete Craftsman Series

February 3, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate

In direct response to feedback from members and customers, the American Concrete Institute has published two new books as part of its Concrete Craftsman Series to provide guidance and best practices to concrete contractors.  Unveiled during World of Concrete…

Infrastructure Showcase: ACI’s Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards

January 31, 2016 - in Showcase

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) recognized 11 winners at its 2015 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards Gala during the ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition held Nov. 9, 2015, in Denver. The awards honor the most-creative projects in the concrete…

Strategic Development Council Matching Donations for Building Information Modeling Funding

January 27, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Modeling

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 27, 2015—The ACI Foundation’s Strategic Development Council (SDC) has announced a donation matching campaign to support funding for the next phase of developing industry standards for Building Information Modeling (BIM) systems. …