On-Demand Course: Improving the Performance of Concrete with Internal Curing (Part 3)

On-Demand Course: Improving the Performance of Concrete with Internal Curing (Part 3)

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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)

Approved by AIA (LU/HSW) and ICC

Access Period: 30 days

Description

Internal curing is a method of curing the concrete from the inside by “hiding” water in the lightweight aggregates. The benefits of internal curing include a well distributed network of water to cure as needed throughout the mixture. A long term benefit is the potential extension of the concrete’s service life. Mixture proportioning for concrete designed with internal curing is as simple as replacing a portion of the sand with prewetted, fine lightweight aggregate.

Part 3 includes the presentations covering “Mechanical and Transport Properties,” and “Improving Sustainability with Internal Curing.”

 

Document Details

Publication Year: 2015

ISBN:

Categories: Curing

Formats: Online Learning

Table of Contents

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the changes that occur in concrete due to internal curing.

2. Understand the influence of internal curing on durability of concrete (transport, freeze-thaw, and corrosion).

3. Explain how service life can be improved by using internal curing.

4. Discuss potential ways that internal curing can be used in sustainable design.

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