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ACI One-day Seminar

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Troubleshooting Concrete Construction Anyone involved with concrete construction will gain new insight into the
causes and solutions of problems. Whether you are a contractor, design
engineer, specifier, material supplier, or government agency employee,
you will come away from this seminar with answers to your most
Seminar topics > ■■ Problems with Vertical Concrete
difficult questions.
Air surface voids
■■ Problems with Fresh Concrete
Admixture incompatibility
Bug holes Continuing education credit
Form offsets Attendees receive 0.75 CEUs or 7.5 LUs, worth 7.5 PDHs.
False set
Form sticking Approved course provider for:
Plastic shrinkage cracking
Honeycombing ■■ American Institute of Architects (G115; TRO)
Rapid slump loss
Sand streaking ■■ Florida Board of Professional Engineers (Provider #0003855)
Variation in air content
Identifying deterioration ■■ Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board
■■ Problems with Slabs ■■ North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors
■■ Problems with Structural Concrete
Abrasion loss ■■ Wisconsin Safety and Buildings Division (Course 6335)
Cracks, and what they mean
Fire damage evaluation Free publications—a $372.00 value
Load tests
Curling ■■ Specifications for Structural Concrete (ACI 301-10)
Identifying deterioration
Discoloration ■■ Guide for Concrete Floor and Slab Construction (ACI 302.1R-04)
Drying shrinkage ■■ Field and Laboratory Techniques Used in Concrete ■■ Standard Specification for Cast-in-Place Architectural Concrete
Flatness Problem Solving (ACI 303.1-97)
Joint failure Visual observation ■■ Guide to Curing Concrete (ACI 308R-01(08))
Misplacement of reinforcement Impact-rebound ■■ Identification and Control of Visible Effects of Consolidation
Popouts Windsor probe on Formed Concrete Surfaces (ACI 309.2R-98(05))
Scaling Petrography ■■ Seminar Lecture Notes
Identifying deterioration Chemical tests

ACI One-day Seminar Who should attend

Concrete Repair Basics Engineers, repair contractors, material suppliers, and maintenance personnel
will learn how to make good-quality concrete repairs.
Continuing education credit
Attendees receive 0.75 CEUs or 7.5 LUs, worth 7.5 PDHs.
Seminar topics > ■■ Repair Materials
Selecting materials for different repair situations and Approved course provider for:
■■ Condition Survey ■■ American Institute of Architects (G115; REP)
environments, including sealants, protection systems,
Causes and types of deterioration ■■ Florida Board of Professional Engineers (Provider #0003855)
cementitious materials, and polymeric materials
Evaluating deteriorating concrete ■■ Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board
Determining the extent of potential damage ■■ Cracks and Joints ■■ North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors
Assessing the consequences and risks of material failures Understanding cracks and joints ■■ Wisconsin Safety and Buildings Division (Course 6336)
Causes and effects of cracking
■■ Repair Techniques
Removing damaged concrete
Methods of repairing cracks and joints Free publications—a $318.00 value
Installing expansion joints for elevated slabs and slabs- Guide for Conducting a Visual Inspection of Concrete in Service
Preparing existing concrete for repair ■■
on-ground (ACI 201.1R-08)
Patching and overlays
Repair techniques such as shotcrete, carbon fiber reinforcing, ■■ Applications of Repair Techniques ■■ Causes, Evaluation, and Repair of Cracks in Concrete Structures
Case studies that use repair methods and materials for (ACI 224.1R-07)
and chloride extraction
various types of structures ■■ Guide for Evaluation of Concrete Structures before Rehabilitation
(ACI 364.1R-07)
■■ Strength Evaluation of Existing Concrete Buildings (ACI 437R-03)
■■ Concrete Repair Guide (ACI 546R-04)
■■ Seminar Lecture Notes

ACI/TMS One-day Seminar Who should attend

The seminar will benefit both new designers and those already familiar
Masonry Design to the IBC and MSJC Codes with masonry design, as it discusses differences between previous code
requirements and new procedures introduced in the 2008 MSJC.

Seminar topics > ■■ Chapter 1: General Design Requirements for Continuing education credit
This intense one-day seminar guides attendees through masonry Masonry (includes an updated section on seismic Attendees receive 0.75 CEUs or 7.5 LUs, worth 7.5 PDHs.
design requirements while reviewing practical design examples of resistant design of masonry) Approved course provider for:
typical masonry structures. Instructors will review masonry design ■■ Chapter 2: Allowable Stress Design of Masonry ■■ American Institute of Architects (Pending)
and specification provisions in the 2008 Masonry Standards (unreinforced and reinforced) ■■ Florida Board of Professional Engineers (Provider #0003855)
Joint Committee’s (MSJC’s) Building Code Requirements for ■■ Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board
■■ Chapter 3: Strength Design of Masonry
Masonry Structures (TMS 402-08/ACI 530-08/ASCE 5-08), ■■ North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors
(unreinforced and reinforced)
which is the primary reference in the 2009 International Building ■■ Chapter 4: Prestressed Masonry Free publications—a $179.00 value
Code (IBC) for the design and construction of masonry. Several
■■ Chapter 5: Empirical Design of Masonry ■■ 2009 Masonry Codes and Specifications Compilation, which includes:
practical design examples of typical masonry elements will be
■■ Chapter 6: Veneer (both anchored and ■■ Key portions of the 2009 International Building Code (IBC)
examined using the 2008 MSJC, and necessary revisions to the ■■ Key portions of the 2009 International Residential Code (IRC)
design examples based on modifications in the 2009 IBC will be adhered veneer)
■■ 2008 MSJC Code and Specification (TMS 402/ACI 530/ASCE 5
discussed. In addition, a preview of the 2011 MSJC will also be ■■ Chapter 7: Glass Unit Masonry and TMS 602/ACI 530.1/ASCE 6)*
presented, so attendees can learn of the major changes that will ■■ Appendix A: Strength Design of Autoclaved Aerated ■■ Requirements for veneer, special inspection, fireplaces, chimneys,

apply when the 2012 IBC is adopted. Concrete (AAC) Masonry fire resistance, and sound transmission class ratings
■■ Seminar Lecture Notes
The seminar will be presented by two experts on masonry who Instructors will also review the structural design provisions in IBC *MSJC provisions are integrated into IBC Chapter 21 so users can
serve on the MSJC. Although the primary emphasis will be design Chapter 21, “Masonry,” with reference to masonry requirements easily find which provisions apply, making this compilation a perfect
of reinforced masonry, the instructors will review the major in IBC Chapter 17, “Structural Tests and Special Inspections.” reference for designers, contractors, and inspectors trying to ensure
Code compliance.
provisions and applications for all major portions of the 2008 Minimum specification requirements will be reviewed as well as
MSJC including: quality assurance and special inspection requirements.

ACI One-day Seminar

Who should attend
Concrete Slabs-on-Ground Specifers, engineers, architects, contractors, building owners, government
agencies, and all others seeking the most up-to-date information on
concrete slabs-on-ground.
Seminar topics > ■■ Designing for shrinkage and minimizing restraints
All topics will not be covered in-depth. Instructors will to movement: joint spacing, reinforcing options to Continuing education credit
focus on the topics that are of interest to most attendees. limit out-of-joint crack width development. Attendees receive 0.75 CEUs or 7.5 LUs, worth 7.5 PDHs.
■■ Expectations relative to slab-on-ground ■■ Two-course slab systems. Approved course provider for:
performance, serviceability, reference documents; ■■ Floor joints and load transfer. ■■ American Institute of Architects (G115; SLA)
■■ Florida Board of Professional Engineers (Provider #0003855)
owner, local market, site-specific issues, ■■ Reinforcing: conventional deformed bar, welded
■■ Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board
sustainability, and implied criteria. wire, and fibers. ■■ North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors
■■ Engineering considerations; loads, soil support ■■ Curing, surface treatments, liquid densifiers, ■■ Wisconsin Safety and Buildings Division (Course 6339)
system, concrete mixture. polishing.
■■ Moisture emission and related issues, curling ■■ Plans and specifications: what the engineer should
Free publications—a $289.00 value
considerations, surface tolerances. provide and what the contractor should expect. ■■ Guide for Concrete Floor and Slab Construction (ACI 302.1R-04)
■■ Preparation, placing and finishing slabs-on-ground. ■■ Guide for Concrete Slabs that Receive Moisture-Sensitive Flooring
■■ Preconstruction coordination meeting.
Materials (ACI 302.2R-06)
■■ Slab-on-ground thickness design. Design examples ■■ Problem recognition and remediation. ■■ Design of Slabs-on-Ground (ACI 360R-10)
for distributed, rack post, and lift truck loadings; ■■ Other related articles
reasonable assumptions for when you don’t know. ■■ Seminar Lecture Notes

ACI/PCA Two-day Seminar Who should attend

Reinforced Concrete Design If you are designing concrete now, but feel there must be a better way. If
you need to do some concrete design and your skills are rusty. If you didn’t
take reinforced concrete in engineering school but are now faced with
Seminar topics > designing concrete structures. If you need Professional Development Hours
to maintain your professional engineer status (worth 15 PDHs). If you are
■■ Materials ■■ Columns
preparing for the Professional Engineers’ or Structural Engineers’ exam.
Concrete and reinforcing steel properties relevant to Axial load capacity; combined flexure and axial load
structural concrete design interaction; column slenderness; when are columns Continuing education credit
nonsway or sway; column slenderness limits; moment Attendees receive 1.5 CEUs or 15 LUs, worth 15 PDHs.
■■ Strength Design Method
magnification methods Approved course provider for:
Basic principles for strength design; load factors and load
combinations; strength reduction factors; analysis and ■■ Walls ■■ American Institute of Architects (G115; RCD)

design considerations; approximate elastic analysis; Axial load and flexure; design methods; minimum ■■ Florida Board of Professional Engineers (Provider #0003855)
reinforcement; shear design ■■ Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board
stiffness for lateral load analysis; redistribution of moments
■■ North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors
■■ Design of Beams and One-Way Slabs ■■ Footings
■■ Wisconsin Safety and Building Division (Course No. 6337)
Flexural design; tension-controlled and compression-controlled Proportioning footprint; one- and two-way shear strength;
sections; minimum and maximum flexural reinforcement; flexural strength; minimum flexural reinforcement; Free publication—a $80.00 value
development and splices; straight bars, standard hooks, and distribution of flexural reinforcement; load transfer at base
of column ■■ Seminar lecture notes and design examples
headed bars; bar cutoffs; structural integrity reinforcement; ■■ Special Offer: Seminar attendees receive special pricing on the
flexural crack control reinforcement; skin reinforcement; ■■ Detailing of Earthquake-Resistant Structures ACI 318-08 Building Code and PCA Notes on ACI 318-08.
shear design; torsion design and detailing Intermediate moment frames; special moment frames; special Each sold separately for $88.00 the day of the seminar only.
■■ Design of Two-Way Slabs structural walls and coupling beams; structural diaphragms
Design by direct design and equivalent frame; flexural design;
deflection requirements; two-way shear design; design of drop
panels; design of headed shear stud reinforcement; structural
integrity reinforcement for slabs

Faculty Two of the following will be your instructors:

Troubleshooting Concrete Construction Masonry Design to the IBC ACI/PCA Reinforced Concrete Design
Kim D. Basham, KB Engineering, LLC Mahmoud A. Kamara, Portland Cement Association
and MSJC Codes
Douglas W. Deno, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Assoc., Inc. Lawrence C. Novak, Portland Cement Association
Russell H. Brown, Clemson University
Frank A. Kozeliski, Consultant
Richard M. Bennet, University of Tennessee
W. Calvin McCall, Structural Services, Inc. For more information on the faculty, go to www.concreteseminars.
Edwin T. Huston, Smith and Huston, Inc.
Charles K. Nmai, BASF Admixtures, Inc. com. ACI is not responsible for statements or opinions expressed by
Rochelle C. Jaffe, NTH Consultants
Richard E. Klingner, University of Texas
Concrete Repair Basics W. Mark McGinley, University of Louisville
James Peter Barlow, Contech Group Inc. Raymond T. Miller, Miller Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Bruce A. Collins, Restructure Corporation
James P. Donnelly, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Assoc., Inc. Concrete Slabs-on-Ground
Paul E. Gaudette, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Assoc., Inc. Barry E. Foreman, TranSystems
James E. McDonald, Consultant Jerry A. Holland, Structural Services, Inc.
Myles A. (Tony) Murray, Restructure Corporation James Loper, Jacobs Facility, Inc.
Michael M. Sprinkel, VA Transportation Council Arthur W. McKinney, McKinney & Company, LP
Richard E. Smith, Structural Services, Inc.

One-day seminar Two-day seminar

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$457 $729 ACI National Member Registration Fee
$125 $225 Full-Time Student

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Troubleshooting Concrete Construction (TRO1) Masonry Design to the IBC and ACI/PCA Reinforced Concrete Design (RCD1)
 NES Omaha, NE—Mar. 30, 2011  MDS Baltimore, MD—Mar. 15, 2011 & Mar. 16, 2011
 NJS New Brunswick, NJ—Apr. 13, 2011
MSJC Codes (MSN1)  ILS Chicago, IL—May 24, 2011 & May 25, 2011
 ILS Chicago, IL—Mar. 31, 2011
 CAS San Diego, CA—May 4, 2011
 GAS Atlanta, GA—Apr. 14, 2011
 DCS Washington, DC—May 18, 2011
 TXS Dallas, TX—Apr. 21, 2011
 KSS Kansas City, KS—June 1, 2011
 VAS Richmond, VA—May 12, 2011
 COS Denver, CO—May 19, 2011
Concrete Repair Basics (REP1)  PAS Philadelphia, PA—May 26, 2011
 MAS Boston, MA—Mar. 31, 2011  ORS Portland, OR—June 16, 2011
 FLS Tampa, FL—Apr. 7, 2011
 TNS Nashville, TN—Apr. 21, 2011
 TXS San Antonio, TX—May 12, 2011
Concrete Slabs-on-Ground (SLA1)
 LAS New Orleans, LA—Mar. 29, 2011
 NCS Charlotte, NC—June 2, 2011
 FLS Miami, FL—May 3, 2011
 NYS Albany, NY—May 10, 2011
 CAS San Francisco, CA—May 17, 2011

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