ACI Releases New Concrete Detailing Manual

the new ACI Concrete Detailing ManualThe American Concrete Institute has released a new and updated ACI Detailing Manual. Previously updated in 2004, the 2020 edition of the ACI Detailing Manual includes many new updates and revisions, plus the addition of valuable downloadable CAD files.

The updated ACI Detailing Manual includes example details and guidance to licensed design professionals on satisfying the provisions of ACI 318-19, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete. A copy of ACI 315R-18, Guide to Presenting Reinforcing Steel Design Details is included. Additionally, it comes with design details many commonly encountered with reinforced concrete elements. It also has methods for presenting necessary design information, articles published by concrete detailing experts, and supporting reference data.

“Since 2004, ACI 318, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary has gone through several revisions and a substantive reorganization,” says Khaled Nahlawi, Distinguished Engineer, American Concrete Institute.  “These revisions resulted in new detailing requirements which made the creation of an updated ACI Detailing Manual timely.  This manual has new downloadable files. It will also will provide guidance to concrete design and detailing professionals for years to come.”

The ACI Detailing Manual specifically meets the needs of engineers, architects, contractors, detailers, and engineering students. For more details or to purchase the ACI Detailing Manual, visit

About The American Concrete Institute

The American Concrete Institute is a leading global authority for the development, dissemination, and adoption of its consensus-based standards, technical resources, and educational, training, & certification programs. Founded in 1904, ACI operates out of Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA. It has a regional office in Dubai, UAE, and also a resource center in Southern California. Visit for additional information.

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