Concrete Production Problems and Conflict Resolution
Study of the defects in concrete with an emphasis on troubleshooting the causes of concrete failure. Testing, analysis of mix design and job placement procedures will be performed and discussed. Diagnosis of common and recurring field problems such as set times, air content variation, low strength, cracking, scaling and other site issues will be explored. Pre-construction meetings and job conferences along with problem resolution and arbitration will be included. Job shadowing will be a required component of this course. Spring Only.
4 Credits: 4 Lecture