Fundamentals of Cement and Concrete Webinar

Editorial Staff     September 14, 2020

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Fundamentals of Cement and Concrete Webinar

Last July, we had our first self-directed CPD webinar! If you missed out on it, feel free to check out the trimmed version below!

 

 

Time stamp: 

Cement

00:20 — Program Start w Engr Salcedo

01:43 — Webinar Scope 

02:20 — Historical Facts about Cement

05:03 — Modern Cement Production 

06:55 — Cement Definition

08:04 — Common Modern Day uses of Cement

09:02 — How Cement is Produced 

  • Produce Clinker 

  • Produce Cement using Clinker

13:35 — Major Oxide Transformations: Guide for Cement Designs

15:33 — Process Flow (Portland Cement)

17:42 — Modern Cement Production (In-depth)

19:20 — How Cement Hardens and gains Strength

  • Clinker Review

20:12 — Portland Cement reaction to Water

21:44 — Blended Cement reaction to Water

24:07 — Cement Hydration

25:45 — Types of Cement

26:33 — Types of Portland Cement

30:10 — Types of Blended Cement

33:01 — Known Properties of Portland and Blended

37:51 — Challenges of Blended in the PH

39:37 — Lecture Summary

 

Concrete

41:14 — Program Cont. w Engr. Grace

42:00 — Concrete Definition

  • Compared to other materials

  • Examples of megastructures that use concrete

45:58 — How Concrete is Made

  • Concrete != Cement

  • Manual Mixing Preparation

  • Ready-Mix Batching Plants

48:41 — Concrete Composition

49:35 — Cement Composition and Components

53:54 — Aggregates

58:60 — Water

01:04:04 — Admixture

01:07:05 — Problems that Arise with Concrete

  • Concrete Abuse

  • Bad Batches

  • Concreting Often Simplified

  • Too Fragmented

  • Basic Concrete Technology is often Ignored

01:11:55 — Good Concrete Production Tips

  • Knowing the Factors that Affect Concrete

  • Good Process Control

  • Conduct Appropriate Tests

01:16:20 — Lecture Summary

 

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