This session will begin by reviewing some basic concrete properties such as slump, strength and air content. Concrete mixture proportions will be presented but the process of developing proportions will not be explained. The majority of the class will be used to discuss concrete ingredients to include cementitious materials, water (including importance of water-cement ratio), aggregates and chemical admixtures.
- Discuss basic concrete properties
- Identify a set of concrete mixture proportions
- List and analyze the basic materials typically used in concrete
- Calculate and understand the importance of the water-cement ratio
Credits: 1.5 hours AIA/CES LU|HSW, PDH, TCA, DBPR/CILB No. 0609326
Education Tracks: Concrete 101
Event Type: WOC 90-Minute Seminars > Session
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 years …