This seminar will give the owner, design engineer, project specifier, field inspector, specialty subcontractors, and general contractors an overview on how shotcrete can be efficiently, and cost effectively used for structural repair, rehabilitation and repurposing of concrete buildings and infrastructure. We will provide a basic overview of the shotcrete process, cover the design, specifying and detailing considerations for design of shotcrete repairs. Next, we will cover field considerations including reduced formwork needs and scheduling advantages. We will also discuss achieving quality of shotcrete addressing field inspection, specific placement techniques, nozzleman certifications, contractor qualifications. We will wrap up with a discussion on sustainability benefits of shotcrete and listing of appropriate references and resources on use of shotcrete for structural concrete repair.
- Identify design, specifying and detailing considerations when using shotcrete for repair of structural sections
- Delineate the field advantages of shotcrete placement for structural concrete repairs
- Know the placement techniques, inspection and contractor qualifications critical to producing quality shotcrete
- Be aware of sustainability of shotcrete compared to cast-in-place concrete as well as additional references and resources to learn more about shotcrete for structural concrete repair
Presented by American Shotcrete Association
Credits: 1.5 hours AIA/CES LU|HSW, PDH
Education Tracks: Technical Updates
Event Type: WOC 90-Minute Seminars > Session
Principal at Concrete Engineering Group
Northbrook, IL , United States
Charles Hanskat, PE is a principal with Concrete Engineering Group. He has more than 30 years of engineering and construction experience in concrete structures. Charles provides consulting services on engineering and construction aspects of concrete str …
Marcus von der Hofen
Chief Operating Officer and Vice President at Costal Gunite Construction Co.
Bradenton, FL , United States
Marcus von der Hofen has over 28 years of experience in the construction industry. After starting in the industry in 1985 he has risen to Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of <a href="http://www.coastalgunite.com/"target="_blank">Coastal Gunite C …