CONCRETEFiX – Season 3

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CONCRETEFiX 3:6

CRACKING IN CONCRETE (BASED ON CHAPTER 14
IN FULTON’S CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY, 10TH ED, 2021)

by Dr Roderick Rankine

Thursday, 19 May 2022
via Zoom @ 15:00 SAST (UTC+2 hours)
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CONCRETEFiX 3:5

AGGREGATES FOR CONCRETE (BASED ON CHAPTER 4 IN FULTON’S CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY, 10TH ED, 2021)

by Emeritus Prof Mark Alexander

The presentation covers a basic understanding of the important properties of aggregates, including the assessment of aggregates derived from non-conventional sources such as industrial sources and construction excavation and demolition materials.

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Season 3

Thursday, 20 January 2022

The presentation is based on Chapter 5 in Fulton’s Concrete Technology, 10th Edition, and address:

  • Common substances in mixing water that could influence concrete
  • Use of natural waters occurring in SA
  • Water samples for testing in accordance with SANS 51008

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Thursday, 17 February 2022

Presented by Mike McDonald (AfriSam)

The presentation is based on Chapter 23 in Fulton’s Concrete Technology, 10th Edition, to address:

  • Codes & Specifications
  • Practical Quality Control
  • Non-conformity and Adjustment of Mixes
  • Quality Systems

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Thursday, 24 February 2022

Presented by Karl-Guenter Lange, an AAC Specialist based in Lueneburg, Germany

Karl-Guenter talks about the following:

  • General Remarks
  • Autoclaved Aerated Concrete – raw materials, production and properties
  • AAC Building System
  • Using AAC-products on Site
  • Ecological Aspects of AAC Products and
  • Benefits of AAC-products

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Thursday, 17 March 2022

Presented by Brent Rollins, Vice President of Business Development: Spray-Lock Concrete Protection, Chattanooga, TN

Brent talks about the following:
Research, coupled with widespread use of colloidal silica during the last decade, have found that it has the potential to increase strength and durability of concrete. One of the key benefits of using colloidal silica is the available surface area of the reactive silica.

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Thursday, 21 April 2022

by Emeritus Prof Mark Alexander

The presentation is based on Chapter 4 in Fulton’s Concrete Technology, 10th Edition, and covers a basic understanding of the important properties of aggregates, including the assessment of aggregates derived from non-conventional sources such as industrial sources and construction excavation and demolition materials.

Attendees can claim their CPD points here: CPD Records

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