/  Designing High Performance Concrete Structures
Pay Attention Please ! The course location "London Paddington" is subject to availability . We may change the course location if there is no availability and we will let you know about the location changing directly if it changes. The exact course time will be clear before one week prior to course start date and it might be changed at anytime.
BMC Training provides on 3 Jul 2022 Designing High Performance Concrete Structures course [Construction and Civil Engineering Training] in London,UK

Course Description

This course will introduce you to state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies for designing and specifying concrete subjected to extreme conditions.

Course Objective

At the end of this seminar you will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of quality concrete construction
  • Provide design details to minimize concrete deterioration
  • Develop project specifications to improve concrete durability
  • Fully utilize the latest technology in concrete materials and construction methods
  • Reduce potential conflicts in specifications
  • Understand quality assurance methods for concrete

Course Outline 

Concrete in Extreme Conditions

  • Freeze-Thaw
  • Chemical Attack
  • Marine Environments
  • Abrasion and Erosion
  • High Strength Concrete
  • Self-Consolidating Concrete
  • Mass Concrete
  • Roller-compacted Concrete
  • Pervious Concrete
  • Ultra-thin Whitetopping

Design Details to Reduce Corrosion

  • Crack Control
  • Concrete Cover
  • Materials and Mix Design


  • Membranes and sealers
  • Cathodic Protection

Fundamentals of Quality Concrete

  • Materials
  • Batching and Delivery
  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance

Construction Methods

  • Handling and Placing Concrete
  • Finishing and Curing Concrete
  • Hot and Cold Weather Concrete
  • Construction Scheduling

Specifying Concrete for High Performance

  • Prescriptive versus

Performance-based Specifications

  • Performance Criteria
  • Construction Execution
  • Pre-qualification Testing
  • Acceptance Testing

Troubleshooting Concrete Failures

  • Plastic Concrete
  • Hardened Concrete

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Course Details
  • Code CCE29
  • TIME    08:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • DATE    Jul 3 2022 - Jul 7 2022
  • London , London Paddington
  • +44 2087206971
  • [email protected]

Fees Per Person

5950 GBP + VAT
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