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The following references are recommended for the Mississippi Concrete Contractor exam. Please note that to become a licensed contractor, the law and business management exam must also be passed.
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures 17th edition$139.99
This Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures 17th edition, presents the properties of concrete as needed in concrete construction, including strength and durability. All concrete ingredients (cementing materials, water, aggregates, admixtures, and fibers) are reviewed for their optimal use in designing and proportioning concrete mixtures. Applicable ASTM, AASHTO, and ACI standards are referred to extensively. The use of concrete from design to batching, mixing, transporting, placing, consolidating, finishing, and curing is addressed. Concrete sustainability, along with special concretes, including high-performance concretes, are also reviewed.
2012 International Building Code (International Code Council Series) 1st Edition$137.99
Now in its fifth edition, the 2012 IBC contains many important changes.
Formwork for Concrete – 8th edition$215.99
The 8th Edition, authored by David W. Johnston, North Carolina State University, is a major revision of the document to bring it up-to-date with “Guide to Formwork for Concrete (ACI 347R-14).” Revisions include referencing current standards and practices, removing outdated or irrelevant material, adding content on new developments in formwork technology and practice, and updating the look and layout of the document.