INSTRUCTIONS: Read and 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: 180 days
This course is included in the Fundamentals of Concrete Construction Certificate Program. Completion of all courses in an ACI University Certificate Program will earn you a program certificate and digital badge. For more details, visit ACI University Certificate Programs.
This module is based on Chapter 11, excerpted from The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, which addresses concrete placement and finishing on construction projects. Specific sections deal with various methods for depositing concrete, consolidation, finishing slabs-on-ground, hot and cold weather placement, and curing. This document was edited by Anthony Lamanna and reviewed and approved by ACI E703 – Concrete Construction Practices and the ACI Educational Activities Committee.
Table of Contents
1. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of various placement methods;
2. Recognize the mechanical consolidation methods;
3. List the ways to maintain moisture content in concrete during curing; and
4. Describe the effects of temperature on finishing and curing.
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