Air-Cooled Blast Furnace Slag as Coarse Aggregate in Concrete

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Course description

In Air-Cooled Blast Furnace Slag as Coarse Aggregate in Concrete, you'll learn ...

  • How ACBFS aggregate is produced, including some of the important chemical and physical properties of the material
  • Key design considerations for concrete pavements that will be constructed using ACBFS aggregate
  • Factors to consider in the mix design and proportioning of concrete with ACBFS
  • Specific recommendations for constructing concrete pavements containing ACBFS aggregate

Overview

Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 29 pages

Construction quality control (QC)

ACBFS has been used as coarse aggregate in concrete pavements since at least the 1930s. Two key benefits associated with the use of ACBFS aggregate are resource conservation (reducing the need for natural aggregate) and reduction or elimination of solid waste. Despite these benefits, one must recognize that ACBFS aggregates are distinct, unique materials, possessing a number of characteristics and properties that must be considered during the design and construction process to ensure long-term performance.

Effective characterization of ACBFS aggregates during their production and throughout the design and construction process can help lead to their successful use in concrete pavements.

This course provides guidance on the use of ACBFS aggregates in concrete pavements. The course is intended for civil or transportation engineers who are interested in construction of concrete pavements.

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Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 15 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

Training content

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • ACBFS industrial production and classification
  • ACBFS aggregate properties - chemical and physical
  • How these properties affect concrete mixtures
  • Properties of fresh and hardened concrete made with ACBFS aggregate
  • Design considerations when using ACBFS aggregate
  • Placing, curing, and joint sawing concrete
  • Construction quality control (QC)

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