Bruce Suprenant, P.E.

Bruce A. Suprenant, PhD, PE, FACI, is a concrete consultant and technical direcator at the American Society of Concrete Contractors. Reach him at bsuprenant@bsuprenant.com.

Challenging the System: Need Help With A Business Question?

Challenging the System: Need Help With A Business Question?

New ACI Code Requirements for Anchor Installation

Debunking Specification Limits on Concrete Slab-on-Grade Placement Size

Debunking Specification Limits on Concrete Slab-on-Grade Placement Size

The Limitations of F-Number Specifications

The Limitations of F-Number Specifications

Show Us the Data

Show Us the Data

Beware of Risk Transfer: Part 2

How to Successfully Use RFIs

Bending Reinforcing Bars Partially Embedded in Concrete

Bending Reinforcing Bars Partially Embedded in Concrete

Consider Consolidation in Both Design and Detailing

Consider Consolidation in Both Design and Detailing

Be Wary of 'Lean, Green' Concrete

Be Wary of 'Lean, Green' Concrete

Mock-up or foul up?

Mock-up or foul up?

Don’t get disabled by ADA requirements for sidewalk cross-slopes

Don’t get disabled by ADA requirements for sidewalk cross-slopes

'Exposed to public view' needs a definition

Beware of risk transfer

Specifying and Expecting the Impossible

Troubleshooting Floor Problems

Who Pays for Additional Testing?

Who Pays for Additional Testing?

The Effect of Curling on Floor Flatness

Preparing a Cold Weather Concreting Plan

Preparing a Cold Weather Concreting Plan

 

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