E – 1271 Concrete Pavements
Intended Audience: civil and structural engineers and other design and construction professionals
PDH UNITS: 7
This course provides information on the materials and construction procedures for portland cement concrete pavements. It describes the constituents to be used in concrete, the procedures to be used in manufacturing concrete, and the equipment and procedures to place, texture, and cure concrete for pavements. It is applicable to pavements for streets and roads, vehicle parking areas, and airfields.
3. RESPONSIBILITIES, STRENGTH, AND AIR CONTENT
8. MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS
10. SAMPLING AND TESTING OF MATERIALS
11. DELIVERY AND STORAGE OF MATERIALS
12. GRADE CONTROL
14. SUBGRADE, BASE, FORMS, AND STRING LINES
15. BATCHING AND MIXING
17. FIELD TEST SPECIMENS
20. GRADE AND SURFACE SMOOTHNESS REQUIREMENTS
21. TOLERANCES IN PAVEMENT THICKNESS
22. REPAIRS OF DEFECTIVE PAVEMENT SLABS
24. PAVEMET PROTECTION
At the successful conclusion of this course, you’ll be able to identify and discuss:
This course will give engineers and others an introduction to the manufacturing, processing, delivery and placement of concrete for pavements.
- Learn about responsibilities for mixture proportioning.
- Learn how to prepare and test concrete samples for flexural strength.
- Learn about the relationship between water-cement ratio and strength of concrete.
- Learn how to determine the field control strength for concrete.
- Learn the importance of air entrainment in concrete.
- Learn about the five principal types of concrete produced in the United States.
- Learn about grading of coarse and fine aggregate.
- Learn about deleterious materials in aggregate and why they must be controlled.
- Learn about admixtures and how and when they are employed.
- Learn about manufacturing, delivering and placing concrete.
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