American Concrete Institute Announces New Publication, CD-ROMs

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announces the availability of four new publications and CD-ROMs to educate and inform industry professionals on the newest concrete-related information and technology. As always, ACI members receive a special discount (up to 40 percent) on all ACI publications. Publications can be ordered by calling 248-848-3800 or online at www.concrete.org.

Specification for Tolerances for Precast Concrete (ITG-7-09)
This reference specification provides standard tolerances for precast concrete construction. It covers dimensional tolerances for precast concrete members used in building construction, and it covers erection tolerances for these members. This document is intended to be adopted by reference in contract documents.

Publisher: American Concrete Institute
Publication Date: November 2009
Number of pages: 37
Order Code: ITG709.PR
Price: $66.50 (ACI members $40.00)

Thomas T.C. Hsu Symposium: Shear and Torsion in Concrete Structures CD-ROM (SP-265)
This CD-ROM consists of 29 papers that were presented at technical sessions sponsored by Joint ACI Committees 343, 445, and 447, at the ACI Fall 2009 Convention in New Orleans, La., in November 2009. The papers represent state-of-the-art advances in knowledge on shear and torsion.

Publisher: American Concrete Institute
Publication Date: December 2009
Number of pages: 672
Order Code: SP265CD.PR
Price: $89.50 (ACI members $54.00)

Modeling as a Solution to Concrete Problems CD-ROM (SP-266)
This CD-ROM consists of ten papers that were presented by ACI Committees 236 and 188, at the ACI Fall 2009 Convention in New Orleans, La., in November 2009. The papers cover durability models, early age models, virtual testing, and mechanical behavior models.

Publisher: American Concrete Institute
Publication Date: December 2009
Number of pages: 150
Order Code: SP266CD.PR
Price: $61.50 (ACI members $37.00)

Nanotechnology of Concrete: The Next Big Thing is Small CD-ROM (SP-267)
This CD-ROM consist of nine papers sponsored by ACI Committee 236, at the Fall 2009 Convention in New Orleans, La., in November 2009. The papers included cover a broad range of subjects related to the nanotechnology and material science of concrete with focus on nanostructure characterization, synthesis, design, and modeling of cement based materials, as well as application of nano-materials in concrete technology.

Publisher: American Concrete Institute
Publication Date: December 2009
Number of pages: 180
Order Code: SP267CD.PR
Price: $64.50 (ACI members $39.00)

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