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FHWA/ACI One-day seminar

Cementitious Materials for Concrete

Seminar Objective:

Refresh and extend the practitioners' knowledge and understanding of cementitious materials used to make concrete.

Who should attend:

DOT Engineers, civil engineers, material testing technicians, specifiers, project superintendants, construction supervisors, QA/QC managers, inspectors, contactors, and concrete producers.

Topics to be covered:

  • Cementitious and Pozzolanic Materials
  • Cement Manufacturing, Process & Properties
  • Cementitious Materials Specifications
  • Hydration Mechanisms
  • Concrete Properties
  • Influence of Cementitious Materials on Concrete
  • Regional Issues
  • Future Trends

Attendees will receive the following resource materials:

  • ACI 211.1 Standard Practice for Selecting Proportions for Normal, Heavyweight and Mass Concrete
  • ACI 225R Guide to the Selection and Use of Hydraulic Cements
  • ACI 232.2R Use of Fly Ash in Concrete
  • ACI 233R Slag Cement in Concrete and Mortar
  • ACI 234R Guide for the Use of Silica Fume in Concrete
  • ACI Education Bulletin E3 - Cementitious Materials for Concrete
  • Integrated Materials and Construction Practices for Concrete Pavements (Chap 4)
  • Silica Fume Association CD-ROM "Silica Fume in Concrete"
  • Glossary of Terms

Faculty:

Two of the following will serve as instructors:

  • Anthony E. Fiorato, PhD, FACI
  • Terence C. Holland, PhD, PE, FACI
  • Steven H. Kosmatka, PE, FACI
  • Jon I. Mullarky, PE, FACI
  • Paul J. Tikalsky, PhD, FACI
  • Oscar Tavares

Continuing Education Units:

Attendees will receive 0.75 CEUs (7.5 PDH)

FHWA/ACI One-day seminar

Chemical Admixtures for Concrete

Seminar Objective:

Refresh and extend the practitioners' knowledge and understanding of chemical admixtures used in concrete.

Who should attend:

DOT Engineers, civil engineers, material testing technicians, specifiers, project superintendants, construction supervisors, QA/QC managers, inspectors, contactors, and concrete producers.

Topics to be covered:

  • Introduction to Chemical Admixtures
  • Air-entrainment
  • Water Reduction and Setting Time Control
  • Durability Enhancement
  • Special Admixtures: Viscosity Modifiers and Color
  • Compatibility Issues
  • Admixtures for High Performance Concrete Including Self-consolidating Admixtures

Attendees will receive the following resource materials:

  • ACI 212.3R Chemical Admixtures for Concrete
  • ACI 212.4R Guide for the Use of High-Range Water-Reducing Admixtures (Superplasticizers) in Concrete
  • ACI 305R Hot Weather Concreting
  • ACI 305.1 Specification for Hot Weather Concreting
  • ACI 306R Cold Weather Concreting
  • ACI 306.1 Standard Specification for Cold Weather Concreting
  • ACI Education Bulletin E4 – Chemical Admixtures for Concrete
  • PCA Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures – 14th Edition (Chapter 6)
  • Glossary of Terms

Faculty:

Two of the following will serve as instructors:

  • Terence C. Holland, PhD, PE, FACI
  • Jon I. Mullarky, PE, FACI
  • Charles Nmai, PhD, FACI
  • Celik Ozyildirim, PhD, PE, FACI
  • Paul J. Tikalsky, PhD, FACI
  • Michelle Wilson

Continuing Education Units:

Attendees will receive 0.75 CEUs (7.5 PDH)

 
Updated: 04/07/2011
 

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