On-Demand Course: Proportioning with Ground Limestone and Mineral Filler

Price: $ 39.00 USD

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The contents of this course include three recorded presentations from the ACI 2015 Fall Convention in Denver, CO:

• Fine Limestone Additions to Improve the Performance of (High Volume Fly Ash) Concretes by Dale Bentz

• Utilization of Crushed Stone Mineral Filler (Microfines) in Ready Mixed Concrete by Teck L. Chua

• Sulfate Resistance of Concrete Produced with Portland-Limestone Cements (PLC) and Supplementary Cementitious Materials by R. Doug Hooton

INSTRUCTIONS: Study the materials included in this module. Then, complete and pass the corresponding 10-question quiz with a score of 80% or higher to receive a certificate for 0.1 CEU (equivalent to 1.0 PDH). This online course is not approved for credit with the Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board (CILB).

Continuing Education Credit: 0.1 CEU (1 PDH)

Access Period: 30 days


The objective of this course is to introduce and explain by case studies a new document, “211.7R-15: Guide to Proportioning Concrete Mixes with Ground Limestone and Mineral Fillers”. This main objective is to propose that a blended portland limestone cement (PLC) with supplementary cementitious material (SCM) cement blend can provide an effective synergy to produce a comparable concrete to a portland cement. This course will provide studies that show different ways that PLC and SCM concretes can attain adequate compressive strength and durability to be used in many concrete applications.


Document Details

Publication Year: 2016


Categories: Aggregates, Cementitious Materials, Materials, Mixture Proportioning

Formats: Online Learning

Table of Contents

Learning objectives:

1. Explain sustainability opportunities by replacing portions of portland cement with ground limestone and mineral filler in concrete mixtures.

2. Describe properties of concrete produced with ground limestone, mineral filler, when added to blended portland cement with supplementary cementitious materials, such as fly ash, slag, metakaolin, and silica fume.

3. Develop and evaluate mixture proportions incorporating ground limestone or mineral filler materials to achieve usable concrete strength.

4. Describe the durability properties with regards to sulfate attack and thaumasite sulfate attack on concrete produced with ground limestone or mineral filler added to either portland cement or blended portland cement with an SCM.


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