On-Demand Course: Chemical Admixtures for Concrete, Part 2

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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).

Continuing Education Credit: 0.1 CEU (1 PDH)

Access Period: 180 days

This course is included in the Fundamentals of Concrete and Materials 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.


The ACI Education Bulletin E4 “Chemical Admixtures for Concrete” discusses commonly used chemical admixtures for concrete and describes the basic use of these admixtures. This course is based on the material in the introduction through Chapter 4.1. The document is targeted at those in the concrete industry not involved in determining the specific mixture proportions of concrete or in measuring the properties of the concrete. Students, craftsmen, inspectors, and contractors may find this a valuable introduction to a complex topic. This document was developed by ACI Committee E701 and approved by the ACI Educational Activities Committee.


Document Details


Categories: Admixtures

Formats: Online Learning

Table of Contents

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the proper sequencing for addition of admixtures;

2. List the functions of liquid admixture dispensers;

3. Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of using calcium chloride as concrete accelerator; and

4. Explain how the dose of lithium admixture is calculated to control alkali-silica reactions.


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