This course will address the need for joints in concrete, while reviewing and explaining the current joint spacing recommendations. It will highlight the different options for extending joint spacing by showing some example projects. This course will also discuss the theory for using extended joint spacing in concrete slabs today.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the need for joints in concrete slabs-on-ground.
  • Explain basis for current joint spacing recommendations.
  • List the different options for extending joint spacing.
  • Discuss the underlying theory for extending joint spacing.