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Advanced Materials For Construction and Repair Of Concrete Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Advanced Materials For Construction and Repair Of Concrete in Construction and Civil Engineering Training

Course Title
Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • London
    7 - 10 - 2018
    11 - 10 - 2018
  • Dubai
    21 - 10 - 2018
    25 - 10 - 2018
  • Paris
    7 - 10 - 2018
    11 - 10 - 2018
  • Kuala Lumpur
    18 - 11 - 2018
    22 - 11 - 2018
  • Istanbul
    11 - 11 - 2018
    15 - 11 - 2018
  • Bali
    18 - 11 - 2018
    22 - 11 - 2018
  • Paris
    25 - 11 - 2018
    29 - 11 - 2018
  • London
    2 - 12 - 2018
    6 - 12 - 2018
  • Dubai
    9 - 12 - 2018
    13 - 12 - 2018
  • Paris
    2 - 12 - 2018
    6 - 12 - 2018
  • Kuala Lumpur
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Bali
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • London
    10 - 2 - 2019
    14 - 2 - 2019
  • Dubai
    17 - 2 - 2019
    21 - 2 - 2019
  • Paris
    10 - 2 - 2019
    14 - 2 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    24 - 3 - 2019
    28 - 3 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • Bali
    24 - 3 - 2019
    28 - 3 - 2019
  • London
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Dubai
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Paris
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Bali
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • London
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Dubai
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • Paris
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Bali
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • London
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • Dubai
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Paris
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019
  • Bali
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019

Course Description

Concrete is used throughout the world for a wide range of applications. In order to improve the properties of concrete, recent advances in material science introduce new materials or admixtures to be added to or replace conventional concrete materials. Such materials could be used in new concrete construction and/or in repairing new or existing structures. These materials could cause more harm than benefit or at least be ineffective if not properly used.

This five-day course will introduce newly developed concrete materials as well as the repair materials utilized in most repair works in concrete structures either for those needed during construction or for rehabilitation of existing structures.

The course will also cover test methods and technical specifications for such materials as well as troubleshooting for their most common problems.

At the end of this course, participants will know the necessary information about the different advanced concrete materials, what tests should be performed and how to interpret their results, what to look for in specifications and troubleshooting of material related problems.

Course Objective

 The objectives of this course are as follows:

  • Provide participants with required information about the newly developed reinforced concrete materials.
  • Help them understand the different test methods for various materials and interpret their test results.
  • Assist participants to effectively consult the technical specifications of these materials.
  • Provide them with troubleshooting methods for material-related problems.

Who Should attend?

This course is targeted for design engineers, architects, supervision engineers and inspectors from public agencies and private sector. This course is also essential for contractors, project engineers and other construction staff.

Course Outline

Introduction and Overview

  • Conventional Concrete Materials Limitations and Problems
  • High Strength Concrete and High Performance Concrete
  • Special Constituent materials and Admixtures

 Construction Practices for Concrete in the Gulf

  • Specifics of Gulf Environment
  • Definition of hot weather for concreting processes
  • Precautions for different concreting operations in the hot weather of Gulf region

Non-Traditional Types of Reinforcement Used in Concrete Structures

  • Galvanized and epoxy coated bars
  • Prestressing steel
  • Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) reinforcement for concrete

High Strength Concrete: General

  • Importance and Economy
  • Durability Improvement
  • Structural Improvement
  • Concerns

High Strength Concrete: Materials

  • Slag (GGBS)
  • Fly Ash
  • Silica  

High Strength Concrete: Production

  • Batching and Mixing High Strength Concrete
  • Placing and Compacting High Strength Concrete
  • Finishing and Curing High Strength Concrete

High Performance Concrete

  • Definition
  • Importance and Economy
  • Performance Improvement
  • Concerns

Standard Test Methods for Non-Conventional Concretes and Reinforcement

  • Standard test methods for fresh and Hardened Special concretes
  • Standard specifications for epoxy coated bars
  • Standard specifications for steel wires and strands for pre-stressed concrete
  • Standard test methods for properties of FRP rods

Technical Specifications for Concrete and Reinforcement

  • Specification definition and specified qualifications
  • Specification types, features and format
  • Sample concrete and reinforcement specifications

Latex Modified Concrete: Introduction & Materials

  • Background
  • Standard Specifications and Guides
  • Materials

Latex Modified Concrete: Production

  • Mix Proportioning
  • Mixing and Placing
  • Finishing and Curing

Latex Modified Concrete: Properties and Applications

  • Properties of Fresh LMC
  • Properties of Hardened LMC
  • Durability of LMC
  • Applications and Recent Development

Repair Materials for Concrete Structures

  • Required properties in repair materials
  • Types of repair materials
  • Repair methods and techniques
  • Sample technical specifications for repair works

Advanced Concrete Materials: Problems and Solutions

  • Dosage and Over Dosage
  • Workability
  • Setting and Finishing
  • Long Term Performance
  • FRP versus steel reinforcement

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