Introduction to Concrete - 4 Week Seminar - Online and Self-paced
Name:Introduction to Concrete - 4 Week Seminar - Online and Self-paced
Date:January 18, 2021
Registration:Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
This self-paced four module Introduction to Concrete seminar is an introduction to both Portland Cement Concrete (PCC) and Asphaltic Concrete. PCC, hereinafter called concrete, is arguably the world's most used construction material. Students will become familiar with the materials and properties of each along the manipulators used including formwork, additives, and reinforcement. Students will develop an awarenes of installation techniques for horizontal and vertical concrete, uses for tilt-up and precast concrete. Students will develop a working understanding of weather's impact on concrete and the use of asphaltic concrete. This seminar provides both an introduction to concrete and an opportunity to deepen your industry knowledge of a material used all over the world in diverse conditions.
By the end of this online seminar students should be able to:
Understand and use standard construction terminology as it relates to concrete and asphalt
Identify the materials used in Portland Cement Concrete
Differentiate between the different manipulators used and their purposes
Explain different installation techniques for horizontal and vertical concrete
Describe the special considerations for adverse weather concreting in both cold and hot weather
Recognize the uses for tilt-up concrete and precast concrete
Indentify the ingredients of Asphaltic Concrete and its use
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This self-paced course will start at the time of registration. Students must complete the course within 5 weeks of starting it, but you can work through the course as quickly as wanted. There are not weekly goals and there is no interaction with other students. Students work at their own pace. Each student's unique completion date is included in the registration email they will receive.