Concrete 101 without quiz

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Concrete 101 without quiz

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  1. Construction Continuing education academy

    Slide 1 - Construction Continuing education academy

    • Gaining more technical knowledge to help manage today’s projects
    • www.constructioneducation.academy
    • www.constructioneducation.academy
  2. Concrete 101An intro to our courses

    Slide 2 - Concrete 101An intro to our courses

    • Gaining more technical knowledge to help manage today’s projects
  3. Course Goal

    Slide 3 - Course Goal

    • The goal of this course is to provide you with a basic understanding of concrete used a building material.
    • We will discuss what concrete is, what it’s made of and why it works.
  4. Learning Objectives

    Slide 4 - Learning Objectives

    • After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:
    • Describe the difference between concrete and cement
    • List the basic components or ingredients needed to make concrete
    • Explain how concrete uses industrial by-products
    • Describe how and why concrete gets hard
  5. The modern concrete industry

    Slide 5 - The modern concrete industry

    • An overview of the most widely used man-made material in the world
  6. Centuries of Evolution

    Slide 6 - Centuries of Evolution

    • The Pantheon symbolizes the longevity, durability, utility, practicality, and beauty of concrete through the ages. Constructed in the 2nd century, it was the largest free spanning dome in the world for nearly two thousand years – and it still performs.
  7. What is concrete?

    Slide 7 - What is concrete?

    • Concrete or Cement
  8. Concrete versus Cement

    Slide 8 - Concrete versus Cement

  9. Components of Concrete

    Slide 9 - Components of Concrete

  10. Modern Concrete

    Slide 10 - Modern Concrete

    • Several industrial by-products are now used to replace part of the cement – improves the “greenness” and the quality of today’s concrete
    • Fly Ash
    • Silica Fume
    • Ground
    • Granulated
    • Blast-Furnace Slag
  11. Modern Concrete

    Slide 11 - Modern Concrete

    • Chemicals are added to change and improve the properties of today’s concrete to meet modern challenges
  12. What happens when we combine all the ingredients?

    Slide 12 - What happens when we combine all the ingredients?

    • Hydration
  13. Modern Concrete

    Slide 13 - Modern Concrete

  14. Sustainability

    Slide 14 - Sustainability

    • Compared to 1972, it takes 37% less energy to produce a ton of cement, enough to power 2.3 million homes a year. 
    • 63 years after placement, part of Interstate 10 in California still carries over 240,000 vehicles a day. 
    • Each year the concrete industry uses enough industrial by-products to fill a freight train 386 miles long.
    • Set side to side, the tires consumed as fuel (in the plant) by the cement industry each year would cross the country almost three times. 
  15. Thank You!

    Slide 15 - Thank You!

    • Additional resources are available
  16. Thank you!

    Slide 16 - Thank you!

    • Concrete, Reinforcing and Prestressting
    • for the Construction Management Professional
    • www.constructioneducation.academy