Kim Basham, PhD PE FACI

Kim Basham is president of KB Engineering LLC, which provides engineering and scientific services to the concrete industry. Basham also teaches seminars and workshops dealing with all aspects of concrete technology, construction and troubleshooting. He can be reached via e-mail at KBasham@KBEngLLC.com.

Mass Concrete

Mass Concrete

Plastic Shrinkage Cracking

Plastic Shrinkage Cracking

Water in Concrete

Water in Concrete

How to Protect Concrete During Cold Weather Pours

How to Protect Concrete During Cold Weather Pours

How to Get the Best Results from Concrete Core Testing

How to Get the Best Results from Concrete Core Testing

Reinforcement for Crack Width Control

Reinforcement for Crack Width Control

Avoid the False Alarm for Low-Strength Concrete

Avoid the False Alarm for Low-Strength Concrete

How to Estimate In-place Strength of Concrete

How to Estimate In-place Strength of Concrete

Tips for Cold Weather Concreting

Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations

How to Use an Internal Vibrator

How to Use an Internal Vibrator

How to Finish Flatter Concrete Floors

How to Finish Flatter Concrete Floors

How to Hand-Trowel Edges and Joints to Match Power Trowel Finishes

How to Hand-Trowel Edges and Joints to Match Power Trowel Finishes

Avoid Surface Defects on Interior Slabs

Avoid Surface Defects on Interior Slabs

Avoid Surface Defects on Exterior Slabs

Avoid Surface Defects on Exterior Slabs

New Surface Finishes for As-Cast Formed Concrete

New Surface Finishes for As-Cast Formed Concrete

Avoid Too Much Pressure When Placing Concrete

Avoid Too Much Pressure When Placing Concrete

Minimize Shrinkage, Minimize Cracking

Minimize Shrinkage, Minimize Cracking

Contraction Joints for Radiant-Heated Floors

Contraction Joints for Radiant-Heated Floors

How to Install Vapor Retarders

How to Install Vapor Retarders

Reduce Random Cracking with Plate Dowels

Reduce Random Cracking with Plate Dowels

How to Control Early-age Cracking in Concrete

How to Control Early-age Cracking in Concrete

 

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