Construction Materials (Selection, Specifications & Testing)

Code : C007
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Why Attend This Training Course?
Civil engineering is the professional practice of designing and developing infrastructure projects. This can be on a huge scale, such as the development of nationwide transport systems or water supply networks, or on a smaller scale, such as the development of individual roads or buildings. All aspects of building a structure fall under the remit of a civil engineer. This can include planning, design, budgeting, surveying, construction management and analysis, and often civil engineering careers encompass a combination of all these elements.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training course methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as theoretical lectures and/or open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. 

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
This course is most suitable for design engineers, supervision engineers, architects, contractors, structural & construction staff.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
The course aims to provide the practicing engineers & construction staff with the required information & knowledge about the different construction materials & the selection of the most appropriate from available ones. It also addresses the technical specifications & the standard testing methods of these materials. The course will cover both traditional & newly developed construction materials.

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Role of Different Construction Materials in Structures
  • Selection criteria & proportioning of concrete materials
  • Concreting processes in the Arabian area
  • Standard test methods for concrete during construction
  • Destructive & non- destructive test methods for concrete in service
Interpretation of Concrete Test Results
  • Reinforcement types: deformed, epoxy-coated & FRP bars
  • Standard test methods for different reinforcement types
  • Technical specifications for concrete & reinforcement
Lab – Demonstration
  • Repair materials used in construction
  • Sample technical specifications of repair materials
  • General discussion & conclusions

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ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
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Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

25 - 29 Jul
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo | Instructor-led
5 Sessions
24 - 28 Oct
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo | Instructor-led
5 Sessions

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