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Attention Civil Engineers: The Manual of Concrete Practice is Online!

For all you civil engineers, facility managers, architects, and construction management majors out there who work with concrete in any way, Alumni Library has the perfect resources for you! Did you know that the Library subscribes to the American Concrete Institute's Online Manual of Concrete Practice It is the most comprehensive concrete reference set available. It contains all of the widely used ACI concrete and masonry code requirements, specifications, guides and reports. Additionally, it includes information about code requirements, deflection, cracking, durability problems, temperature control, nondestructive testing, and hundreds of other topics. In fact, the Online MCP includes over 4600 pages and 220 of the most used documents on concrete technology.

You will find these topics included in the Online MCP: Materials and Properties, Construction Practices Inspection, Pavements, Use of Concrete Buildings, Bridges, Special Structure, Precast Concrete, Masonry, and Special Processes.

The Online MCP allows you to search by title or full text search the entire MCP using single words or phrases. You can also open the document you are interested in directly from the table of contents.

This resource can only be used in the library. See a librarian for the required user id and password.

(http://www.concrete.org/PUBS/MCP/MCP_HOME.HTM)

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