Bending/Straightening Concrete Reinforcing Steel: Review of WSDOT's Specifications and Proposed Modifications

Summary overview of Resin Grouting Epoxy-Coated Concrete Reinforcing Bars, volume two of Bending/Straightening Concrete Reinforcing Steel: Review of WSDOT's Specifications and Proposed Modifications, which discusses and reviews WSDOT's procedures for field bending/straightening reinforcing bars in the field. This summary includes WSDOT's research approach, review's WSDOT's  specification guidelines for field/bending/straightening concrete reinforcing bars and proposes modifications to those guidelines based on current knowledge. 

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, November 30, 1988
Publication Number: 
WA-RD 168.2
Last modified: 
10/12/2016 - 15:41
Authors: 
Khossrow Babaei, Neil M. Hawkins.
Originator: 
Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC)
Number of Pages: 
1
Subject: 
Bending, Cracking, Embedment (Building), Embrittlement, Diameter, Guidelines, Laboratory tests, Metal working, Recommendations, Reinforced concrete, Reinforcement (Engineering), Reinforced steel, Reinforcing bars, Specifications, Straightening, Temperature.