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Fundamentals of Concrete (CILB# 0613781) - satisfies 1 hr general (1 credit hours)
This course is an overview of the basics of concrete.  In Part I cement types are described.  The various characteristics and uses of each type are explained.  In Part II concrete production from the standard constituents is explored in detail.   Considerations for selecting constituents, proportions and treatments are explained.  Included in this course are descriptions of the various commonly used concrete types and their applications.  The main concrete types include Portland cement Type I concrete, high-early-strength concrete, lightweight concrete, waterproof concrete.  Types of aggregates are discussed along with their usual applications.
James Thompson
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.
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