acceleration

Definitions (3)

1. An increase in velocity or rate of change.

2. The ordered or voluntarily expedited performance of construction work at a faster rate than anticipated in the original schedule, the purpose of which is to recapture project delay. This is accomplishedby increasing labor hours and other resources.

3. The speeding up of the setting or hardening process of concrete by using an additive in the mix. The process of acceleration allows forms to be stripped sooner or floors finished earlier.


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