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To aid in your transition to the 2014 edition of ACI 318, several resources are available in the online 318-14 Portal.Concrete is a composite material composed of coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement that hardens over time.Often, additives (such as pozzolans or superplasticizers) are included in the mixture to improve the physical properties of the wet mix or the finished material.Most concrete is poured with reinforcing materials (such as rebar) embedded to provide tensile strength, yielding reinforced concrete.ACI is also co-sponsoring the 6th North American Conference on Design and Use of Self-Consolidating Concrete.The conference is designed to bring researchers and practitioners together to exchange the latest ideas, knowledge, and tools to build the future of concrete construction as it relates to design, construction and manufacturing of self-consolidating concrete.The Colosseum in Rome was built largely of concrete, and the concrete dome of the Pantheon is the world's largest unreinforced concrete dome.Today, large concrete structures (for example, dams and multi-storey car parks) are usually made with reinforced concrete.
The in-place cost savings, performance enhancements, or both, are the driving forces behind the use of self-consolidating concrete.
Applications of self-consolidating concrete also include columns and beams, pumped concrete, foundations, and other applications where a flowing concrete will be beneficial to concrete placement.
ACI’s Committee 237 – Self-Consolidating Concrete continues collaborative work with other ACI committees to ensure that all committee documents are in agreement with respect to the application of self-consolidating concrete.
Self-consolidating concrete (SCC) has been successfully used in many projects around the world and has made a major impact on concrete placement and construction economics.
This report contains the current state of knowledge with respect to SCC.
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