E – 1844 Concrete: from Classic to High Performance Material
Intended Audience: Civil & Structure Engineers.
PDH UNITS: 3
Concrete has played an important part in engineering projects for many years, from the Roman Pantheon to the Hoover Dam to the foundation of the Landmark Tower in Abu Dhabi. This course provides an overview of the methods and principles of concrete, including the basic ingredients in concrete and the essential aspects of working with fresh or hardened concrete. The course is designed for engineers, construction project managers, contractors, quality control managers, public officials, and private firm owners who deal directly or indirectly with concrete.
The concepts behind the high-performance fiber reinforced concrete will be presented. New promising concrete materials will be discussed. The properties of this new concrete materials will also be presented.
At the successful conclusion of this course, you will learn the following knowledge and skills:
- The ingredients of concrete
- Aspects of working with fresh concrete
- Concrete mixing and proportioning
- Properties of hardened concrete
- Advancement in concrete technology
- The past, present, and future uses of concrete
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