Concrete Manual: Based on the 2015 IBC and ACI 318-14


The Concrete Manual, now updated to the 2015 IBC and ACI 318-14, provides the guidance and information that inspectors and other construction professionals need to become more proficient in concrete field practices and inspection.

The Concrete Manual will:

• Introduce concrete and explain what it is and why it behaves as it does

• Explain conventional concrete construction procedures

• Cover special concrete technologies such as Autoclaved, self-consolidating and pervious

• Discuss control and inspection procedures

• Explore statistical quality control methods and their application to concrete construction

• Detail proper field testing procedures

• Detail proper placement of reinforcement