construction joint

construction joint

[kən′strək·shən ‚jȯint]
(civil engineering)
A vertical or horizontal surface in reinforced concrete where concreting was stopped and continued later.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

construction joint

A separation provided in a building that allows its component parts to move with respect to each other; a joint where two placements of concrete meet. See also: Joint
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construction joint

1.A joint where two successive placements of concrete meet.
2. A separation provided in a building which allows its component parts to move with respect to each other. The cause of such movement may be thermal, seismic, or wind loading.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A construction joint is provided when concrete pouring needs to be stopped and then is continued again--it is the most commonly experienced joint in concrete working with some typical shapes including vertical, horizontal, inclined, and key joints [8, 9].
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