Reinforcing-Steel Manual of Standard Practice Now on CD-ROM

Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute's manual is definitive guide for reinforced concrete construction.

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SCHAUMBURG, IL (October 27, 2011) -- The 28th edition of the Manual of Standard Practice is now available on CD-ROM in combination with the hardcover edition. The manual has detailed recommended industry practices for estimating, detailing, fabricating, and placing reinforcing steel for reinforced concrete construction since 1927.

This resource includes suggested specifications for reinforcing steel in Chapter 4. Chapter 3 on bar supports is commonly referenced in project specifications. New material in the manual includes a list of specific information on structural drawings that is required by the ACI 318 Building Code and updated illustrations of the markings on Grade 60 and Grade 75 reinforcing bars. Every design firm, construction company and inspection office that is involved with reinforced concrete needs to own a copy.

CRSI’s Manual of Standard Practice 2009 hardcover edition and CD-ROM combination are available for a discounted price while supplies last. The combination price for members is $50 and the non-member price is $90.

To order call CRSI at 847-517-1200 or go to and click on Webstore, then search under Merchandise and General Reference.