Specifier's Guide to Durable Concrete

This publication is an instructional guide and basic reference for those responsible for writing and implementing concrete specifications. This reference covers the basic concepts of concrete technology as it relates to durability, and is intended to be a companion and supplement to Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures. It provides sufficient information to allow the practitioner to select materials and mix design parameters to achieve durable concrete in a variety of environments. It also warns the user when expert help is recommended. Maintenance requirements to assure long-term performance are provided and several case studies provide real-world examples.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Portland Cement Association

    5420 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL  United States  60077
  • Authors:
    • Detwiler, Rachel J
    • Taylor, Peter C
  • Publication Date: 2005


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 72p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01139707
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Engineering Bulletin 221
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 15 2009 6:17PM