These two volumes provide authoritative guidance on all aspects of concrete construction from the point of view of the supervisor responsible for the work on site. They will also be of value to the section manager, foreman, clerk of works as well as to the design and construction engineer who need to understand the basic principles of good concrete practice. With numerous sketches, illustrations, photographs and checklists Supervision of Concrete Construction is a clear and accessible guide to achieving good concrete.
Table of Contents
Foreword. Introduction. Drawings and documentation. Planning the construction process. Safety and health in the construction industry. Reinforced concrete. Supervisory skills. The prime mix method of mix design. Accuracy in construction. Joints. The concrete construction process. Groundwork. Falsework and temporary works. Formwork. Surface finish. Bibliography.