• Online Introduction to Concrete NEW self paced seminar 01/11/21

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    Name: Online Introduction to Concrete NEW self paced seminar 01/11/21
    Date: January 11, 2021
    Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM PST
    Website: Inland NW AGC
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    INTRODUCTION 

    This self-paced four module Introduction to Concrete seminar is an introduction to both Portland Cement Concrete (PCC) and Asphaltic Concrete. PCC, hereinafter called concrete, is arguably the world’s most used construction material. Students will become familiar with the materials and properties of each along the manipulators used including formwork, additives, and reinforcement. Students will develop an awareness of installation techniques for horizontal and vertical concrete, uses for tiltup and precast concrete. Students will develop a working understanding of weather’s impact on concrete and the uses of asphaltic concrete. This seminar provides both an introduction to concrete and an opportunity to deepen your industry knowledge of a material used all over the world in diverse conditions.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    By the end of this online seminar you should be able to:

    1. Understand and use standard construction terminology as it relates to concrete and asphalt
    2. Identify the materials used in Portland Cement Concrete
    3. Differentiate between the different manipulators used and their purposes.
    4. Explain different installation techniques for horizontal and vertical concrete.
    5. Describe the special considerations for adverse weather concreting in both cold and hot weather.
    6. Recognize the uses for tiltup concrete and precast concrete
    7. Identify the ingredients of Asphaltic Concrete and is use.
    Location:
    ON-LINE    
    Date/Time Information:
    A self paced course can be started at anytime. You must complete the course within 5 weeks but you can work through the course as quickly as you like. There are no weekly goals and no interaction with other students. Work at your own pace. Your unique completion date is included in the registration email you will receive from our office.
    Contact Information:
    Mary Tantriella
    Fees/Admission:
    AGC Member $ 160
    NON Member $ 190
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