Students will learn about
· The origin of concrete.
· The several common proportions for concrete mixes.
· How the water-cement ratio affects other characteristics.
· Tensile and compressive strengths of concrete.
· Methods to produce the various types of concrete.
· ASTM standard concrete types.
· The difference between cement and concrete.
· Testing concrete.
· Aggregate types and uses.
· Post tensioning of slabs.
· The eight steps of a concrete project.