Objectives of safety, quality, and economy are given priority in these guidelines for formwork. A section on contract documents explains the kind and amount of specification guidance the engineer/architect should provide for the contractor. The remainder of the report advises the form work engineer/contractor on the best ways to meet the specification requirements safely and economically. you'll also find information on design, construction, and materials for formwork. Considerations specific to architectural concrete are also outlined in detail. Guide to Formwork for Concrete also covers formwork for bridges, shells, mass concrete, and underground work. There's even information on formwork for special methods of construction including slipforming, preplaced-aggregate concrete, tremie concrete, precast, and prestressed concrete.
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