Designing High Performance Concrete Structures Training

Category: Designing High Performance Concrete Structures Training

Course Description

This course will introduce you to state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies for designing and specifying concrete subjected to extreme conditions.

Course Objective

At the end of this seminar you will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of quality concrete construction
  • Provide design details to minimize concrete deterioration
  • Develop project specifications to improve concrete durability
  • Fully utilize the latest technology in concrete materials and construction methods
  • Reduce potential conflicts in specifications
  • Understand quality assurance methods for concrete

Course Outline

  • Freeze-Thaw
  • Chemical Attack
  • Marine Environments
  • Abrasion and Erosion
  • High Strength Concrete
  • Self-Consolidating Concrete
  • Mass Concrete
  • Roller-compacted Concrete
  • Pervious Concrete
  • Ultra-thin Whitetopping
  • Crack Control
  • Concrete Cover
  • Materials and Mix Design
  • Membranes and sealers
  • Cathodic Protection
  • Materials
  • Batching and Delivery
  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • Handling and Placing Concrete
  • Finishing and Curing Concrete
  • Hot and Cold Weather Concrete
  • Construction Scheduling
  • Performance Criteria
  • Construction Execution
  • Pre-qualification Testing
  • Acceptance Testing
  • Plastic Concrete
  • Hardened Concrete