The Portland Cement Association marks its centennial year with the release of the centennial edition of Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures. One hundred years ago, the association produced its first book on concrete mixtures, Proportioning Concrete Mixtures and Placing Concrete.
In the years following 1916, the association has provided technical guidance to the concrete practitioner on how to design and control concrete mixtures. today, the industry is all about quicker, stronger durability, resiliency, and sustainability. The growth advances of concrete can be read in this edition:
The 16th edition provides a concise, current reference on concrete, including the many advances that occurred since the last edition. Besides presenting a 30 percent increase in new information, this edition has new chapters on concrete pavements and structures illustrating where concrete meets the needs of modern society.