This seminar will present issues that typically arise during and after concrete placement. First, fresh concrete issues such as controlling air content, yield and delays will be discussed. Next, hardened concrete issues such as strength testing, shrinkage and thermal problems will be addressed. Finally, a review of the essentials of curing will be presented.
- Describe common issues that cause problems in controlling air content
- Present a plan for addressing issues concerning low strength results
- Discuss shrinkage cracking resulting from either thermal or drying issues
- Review the basic methods and importance of curing
Presented by Portland Cement Association.
Credits: 1.5 hours AIA/CES LU|HSW, PDH, TCA, DBPR/CILB No. 0609338
Education Tracks: Technical Updates
Event Type: WOC 90-Minute Seminars > Session
Director, Concrete Knowledge at Portland Cement Association
Skokie, IL , United States
Michelle Wilson, FACI is Director of Education at the Portland Cement Association (PCA) and has over fifteen years of experience relating to concrete materials, specifications, performance, troubleshooting, and repair. She is responsible for the develop …