American Concrete Institute (ACI)

Published: | Updated: November 4, 2013

Definition - What does American Concrete Institute (ACI) mean?

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is an organization that aims to provide knowledge and information about the best use of concrete. ACI publishes standards that are applied to the manufacture, use and maintenance of concrete. Many of its standards and publications address safety issues such as seismic safety, cracking and failure, building code requirements and testing.

Safeopedia explains American Concrete Institute (ACI)

The ACI mainly focuses on concrete, structural engineering and construction. Concrete is one of the most common construction materials used worldwide, but it presents many safety issues. These issues are present in all phases of production, including the manufacture of cement and concrete products as well as when concrete is used in construction.

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