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  • August 7
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Concrete Materials and Mix Development Fundamentals

August 7

Understand how the concrete mixture design impacts the design, construction, and performance of a structure.

Concrete is frequently viewed as a simple construction material that is specified primarily based on strength. However, concrete is actually a complicated heterogenous material that must be specified, designed, and proportioned correctly to perform as intended by owners, engineers, and architects over the service life of the structure. Improper mix development and design is responsible for delays and claims on construction projects around the country. This topic is intended to educate viewers on the basics of concrete materials and mix development. This material will review the basic ingredients of a concrete mix design, including mineral and chemical admixtures that are routinely used to change the performance characteristics of concrete. This topic also explains how to address durability and desired performance characteristics in the development of concrete mixture proportions. This information is critical for parties involved in concrete construction so they can understand how the concrete mixture design impacts the design, construction, and performance of a structure.

Learning Objectives

- You will be able to describe roles and characteristics of basic concrete ingredients.

- You will be able to identify durability design requirements that should be incorporated into the development of a concrete specification or mix design.

- You will be able to recognize the roles and characteristics of basic concrete ingredients.

- You will be able to discuss how performance characteristics affect concrete mixture proportioning, and how to address them in notes and specifications.

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Agenda

Concrete Basic Ingredients
Chemical Admixtures
  • Water-Reducers
  • Air-Entrainers
  • Set Accelerators/Set Retarders
  • Corrosion Inhibitors
  • Specialty Admixtures
Mineral Admixtures
  • Cementitious Materials
  • Pozzolanic Materials
  • Pozzolanic/Cementitious Materials
  • Finely Ground Inert Minerals
Durability Design
  • Material-Related Durability
  • Performance-Related Durability
Proportioning Concrete Mixtures
  • Selection of Materials
  • Selection of Proportions
  • Weighing/Batching of Materials
  • Mixing
  • Transporting/Delivery
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Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects, design professionals, government administrators, suppliers and anyone involved in concrete construction.

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Faculty

R. Brett Holland, Ph.D., P.E., S.E.

R. Brett Holland, Ph.D., P.E., S.E.

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

  • Senior Staff II – Structures at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc., a 500-person consulting engineering firm with headquarters in Waltham, MA
  • Registered Engineer in AL, IL, MA, NY, and TX
  • Experienced in the development of high performance concrete (HPC) mix designs for specialized durability or strength requirements
  • Experienced in the implementation of specialty concrete performance in design and construction
  • Experienced in precast concrete production and troubleshooting assignments
  • Experienced in condition assessment, repair, and rehabilitation of existing concrete structures including historic stadiums, parking garages, and transportation structures
  • Author of several publications related to the design, durability, and performance of HPC concrete
  • BSCE, MSCE, and Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Active member of the American Concrete Institute, including: Associate Member Committee 201 – Durability of Concrete; Associate Member Committee 236 – Material Science of Concrete; Voting Member Subcommittee 318-A – Structural Concrete Building Code: Concrete Materials and Construction
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 403947
Published 2018
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