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Course Description

Advanced Self-Consolidating Concrete

PROGRAM AREA: Pavements and Materials
COURSE NUMBER: FHWA-NHI-131130
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
Length
CEU
Price
2017
1.5 Days
0 Units
$25 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Intermediate

CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 1 Maximum: 1

NOTES:.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This training was prepared by the Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council (TCCC) in partnership with NHI to reviews advanced concepts, properties, and applications of self-consolidating concrete. This training is recommended for the Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council levels II, III, and IV. This course is primarily intended for inspectors and technicians.

This training will cover the basic characteristics of self-consolidating concrete as well as advantages of using SCC as compared to conventional concrete. In addition, it will discuss SCC's composition and proportioning as well as fresh and hardened properties. Finally, we will review specific examples where SCC has been used as well as the details of SCC use in slipform paving.

OUTCOMES:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define self-consolidating concrete
  • List procedures for creating SCC
  • Identify SCC performance characteristics
  • Compare SCC and conventional concrete
  • Recognize SCC applications

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Anyone who would like to understand more about self consolidating concrete, including personnel running self-consolidating concrete tests in the field along with supervisors in charge of field testing technicians.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at nhicustomerservice@dot.gov or 877.558.6873.


 

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