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Measured Load Capacity of Buried Reinforced Concrete Pipes

January 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

Reinforced concrete pipes are used extensively in storm water and sewage applications. In North America, these pipes are often designed using the “Indirect Design Method”, which relates the strength of a pipe tested above ground to one buried in the ground.…

Study on the Influence of Column Size and Slab Slenderness on Punching Strength

Reinforced concrete slabs with uniform thickness, supported on columns without capitals, are common in residential and commercial buildings in many parts…

American Concrete Institute Promoted Darnell to Managing Director

January 11, 2016 - in People

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 11, 2016—The American Concrete Institute is pleased to announce the promotion of Christopher J. Darnell to Managing Director,…

How Ductility of Concrete Can Influence the Structural Performance of Corroded Reinforced Beams

November 23, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

Reinforced concrete represents a very successful synergistic combination of materials not only mechanically but also chemically since concrete is a perfect material providing ideal environment with high alkalinity for the corrosion protection of steel reinforcement…

American Concrete Institute Announces Winners of Inaugural Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards

November 10, 2015 - in Awards, Construction, Corporate

Farmington Hills, Michigan, Nov. 9, 2015—The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announces the winners of the 2015 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards, who were honored during the ACI Awards Gala at the Concrete Convention & Exposition, Nov. 9,…

New Publication of Code for Evaluation, Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Buildings

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. Sept. 29, 2015—The American Concrete Institute announces the availability of a new invaluable publication for concrete industry professionals—Guide to the Code for Evaluation, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Concrete Buildings. Published…

New Solutions to Concrete Testing Challenges

September 24, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Structural components

According to the authors of a recent article on concrete testing in ACI’s Concrete International magazine, improving the quality of concrete testing can be achieved by stressing education and quality. “Improving the Quality of Concrete Testing” discusses…

American Concrete Institute Mourns the Loss of Daniel W. Falconer, ACI Managing Director, Engineering

August 6, 2015 - in People

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Aug. 5, 2015—It is with great sadness that the American Concrete Institute mourns Daniel W. Falconer, ACI Managing Director of Engineering who passed away peacefully on July 29, 2015, at age 59, in his Hartland, MI, home surrounded…

American Concrete Institute Announces ACI Documents Available in China

June 23, 2015 - in Corporate

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 22, 2015—As part of its international initiative to seek opportunities to advance global outreach, ACI announces that ACI document and journal abstracts will now be available in the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI)…

American Concrete Institute Staff Member Recognized as Rising Leader

June 18, 2015 - in People

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 18, 2015—The American Concrete Institute is pleased to announce that Kevin Mlutkowski, ACI’s Director of Sustainability and Marketing, has been recognized as one of the “Rising Leaders for 2015” by the Michigan Society…