Construction & Repair Of Concrete Structure

Course Code: EM43

Course Objective

  • Provide participants with required information about the newly developed reinforced concrete materials.
  • Help participants 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 participants with troubleshooting methods for material-related problems.


Target Audience

  • Finance professionals
  • Design engineers
  • Architects
  • Supervision engineers
  • Inspectors from public agencies and private sector
  • Contractors
  • Project engineers


Course Outline

Day 1

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
  • Precautions for different concreting operations in the hot weather of Gulf region
  • Definition of hot weather for concreting processes
  • Prestressing steel
  • Galvanized and epoxy coated bars
  • Non-Traditional Types of Reinforcement Used in Concrete Structures
  • Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) reinforcement for concrete

Day 2

High Strength Concrete: General

  • Importance and Economy
  • Structural Improvement
  • Durability Improvement
  • High Strength Concrete: Materials
  • Concerns
  • Slag (GGBS)
  • Fly Ash
  • Silica
  • Placing and Compacting High Strength Concrete
  • Batching and Mixing High Strength Concrete
  • High Strength Concrete: Production
  • Finishing and Curing High Strength Concrete

Day 3

High Performance Concrete

  • Definition
  • Importance and Economy
  • Performance Improvement
  • Concerns
  • Standard Test Methods for Non-Conventional Concretes and Reinforcement
  • Standard specifications for epoxy coated bars
  • Standard specifications for steel wires and strands for pre-stressed concrete
  • Standard test methods for fresh and Hardened Special concretes
  • Standard test methods for properties of FRP rods
  • Specification definition and specified qualifications
  • Specification types, features and format
  • Technical Specifications for Concrete and Reinforcement
  • Sample concrete and reinforcement specifications

Day 4

Latex Modified Concrete: Introduction & Materials

  • Background
  • Standard Specifications and Guides
  • Materials
  • Latex Modified Concrete: Production
  • Mixing and Placing
  • Mix Proportioning
  • Finishing and Curing
  • Properties of Fresh LMC
  • Latex Modified Concrete: Properties and Applications
  • Properties of Hardened LMC
  • Applications and Recent Development
  • Durability of LMC

Day 5

Repair Materials for Concrete Structures

  • Required properties in repair materials
  • Types of repair materials
  • Repair methods and techniques
  • Sample technical specifications for repair works
  • Dosage and Over Dosage
  • Advanced Concrete Materials: Problems and Solutions
  • Workability
  • Long Term Performance
  • Setting and Finishing
  • FRP versus steel reinforcement

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Date & Location

Date : 17 February 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Kuala Lumpur

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Date : 10 November 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Istanbul

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