This seminar is the first in a four-part series introducing basic concrete technology. This seminar concentrates on concrete mixture proportions, the materials used in concrete, and the properties of fresh concrete. Problems that can develop with fresh concrete and common corrections will also be discussed. NOTE: This series is intended to introduce the basics of good concrete practice to individuals who are new to the concrete industry.
1. Identify the format and information contained in concrete mixture proportions
2. Discuss the materials used in concrete and the role of each
3. Determine the most commonly measured fresh concrete properties and how each is tested
4. Explore the common problems associated with fresh concrete properties and the appropriate corrective measures
NOTE: See Part II, MO02; Part III, TU03 & Part IV, WE04.
NOTE: This series is intended to introduce the basics of good concrete practice to individuals who are new to the concrete industry.
Credits: 3.0 hours AIA/CES LU|HSW, PDH, TCA, DBPR/CILB No. 0609316
Education Tracks: Concrete Fundamentals
Event Type: WOC 3-Hour Seminars > Session
Consultant at Concrete.Terry.LLC
Auburn Twp, OH , United States
Terry Holland, D. Eng., HMACI, is a consulting engineer in the areas of concrete materials and concrete construction practices. Previously, he worked for a major admixture supplier and was responsible for technical support as well as troubleshooting probl …
Regional Office Manager at GHD Inc.
Tamuning, , Guam
Jeff Groom, PE is the Mariana Islands Regional Office Manager for GHD Inc., an international consulting engineering firm. Previously he managed the design portion of design-build contracts for federal projects for San Juan Construction. With over 25 year …