"Building with Concrete: Design and Construction Techniques" focuses on one of the most widely used building material globally in a century: Concrete.
After reading this article, you should be able to:
- Describe the various uses and applications of concrete in commercial building.
- List the various types of materials and admixtures found in concrete mixes, including supplementary cementitious materials, or SCMs.
- Understand how concrete specification affects such construction methods as pumping, placing, and forming.
- Explain the advantages and applications of such methods as tilt-up, ICFs, and precast concrete for building construction and operations.