Part of a series of interactive distance learning CD programs geared for
training individuals on cement and concrete technology. This CD provides an
intense and comprehensive self-contained course on aggregates for use in
concrete. This course covers the primary effects aggregate properties have on
fresh and hardened concrete properties and applicable specifications associated
with concrete aggregates including ASTM C 33 Standard Specification for Concrete Aggregates. The relevant geology, production process, physical and mechanical properties, harmful constituents, and durability issues are among the topics discussed in detail.
Fully narrated, with a quiz included at the end, this
course is designed for cement manufacturers, ready-mix concrete producers,
concrete contractors, consultants, architects, specifiers, and other design
professionals dealing with the use of concrete as a building material.