RedVector RV-10648AW

Advancements in Concrete

Advancements in Concrete

2 hrs. Online Course

Level: Fundamental

Item#: RV-10648AW

SME: Jim Taube

Average Rating

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This course will provide information on the latest advancements and innovations in the area of concrete construction. There are new developing technologies in the area of concrete on a continuous basis; improving the strength, the appearance, and increasing the usefulness and variety of concrete applications. As a result of completing this course, you will gain valuable knowledge and training in these areas of concrete construction to contribute to your company.
Course Objectives
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Describe the basics of concrete construction technology.
  • Describe the new technologies that are being developed for concrete.
  • Explain the various enhancements possible today in the construction of concrete.
  • List the available admixtures for concrete to improve strength and appearance.
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Jim Taube
Jim Taube Photo
Jim possesses degrees in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Clarkson University in New York and Electrical Power Technology from Bismarck State College.
 
He has extensive industrial experience with 23 years in the pulp and paper industry and 12 years in institutional and pharmaceutical facility management.
 
His responsibilities have included engineering design, electrical and mechanical maintenance, and power plant utilities management.
 
Areas of expertise include HVAC design, commissioning and qualification, construction administration, and energy cost savings initiatives.
 
Jim’s credentials include being registered as a Professional Engineer and the Certified Energy Manager and Auditor certifications.
 
Jim is married and lives in Middletown, OH and has 4 married children.
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Course Reviews (41)
Really good course to learn about concrete or just a good refresh course
By on Nov, 06, 2019
Really good course to learn about concrete or just a good refresh course
I enjoyed the course, but more pictures would be nice to show more examples of products
By (Engineer) on Feb, 11, 2019
I enjoyed the course, but more pictures would be nice to show more examples of products. Test was fair and reasonable and the course took a reasonable amount of time to complete.
good stuff
By (Contractor / Trades) on Jan, 27, 2019
good stuff
great
By on Jan, 23, 2019
great
Good summary of information
By (Engineer) on Jan, 01, 2019
Good summary of information.
Loved this course, just wish there were more pictures to go along with the discussion
By (Engineer) on Jul, 26, 2019
Loved this course, just wish there were more pictures to go along with the discussion.
Informational
By on May, 16, 2019
Informational
Nicely done
By (Engineer) on Dec, 23, 2018
Nicely done. But then again... he's a Clarkson grad so what other outcome could there be,
More photos would be helpful
By (Engineer, Geologist / Geoscientist) on Aug, 30, 2019
More photos would be helpful.
This course provided information about concrete products and applications that I found very interesting
By on Jul, 30, 2019
This course provided information about concrete products and applications that I found very interesting. The concrete fabric was my favorite, and it will be something to look forward to on future projects with my work.
Very interesting!
By (Interior Designer) on Feb, 28, 2019
Very interesting!
Some of the audio was garbled
By (Engineer) on Jun, 14, 2019
Some of the audio was garbled. Could have used more illustrations or pictures to view the items described in the narrative.
Interesting material on advances in concrete
By on Nov, 01, 2019
Interesting material on advances in concrete
very complete
By (Contractor / Trades) on May, 09, 2019
very complete
Very very informative
By on Aug, 22, 2019
Very very informative.
Good quick course on recent developments in concrete technologies
By on May, 01, 2019
Good quick course on recent developments in concrete technologies.
Lots of good new information as a basis for future study
By (Landscape Architect) on Apr, 10, 2019
Lots of good new information as a basis for future study.
Interesting information
By (Engineer) on Oct, 03, 2019
Interesting information
N/A
By (Engineer) on Apr, 04, 2019
N/A
Good content and descriptive explanations
By (Architect) on Mar, 20, 2019
Good content and descriptive explanations.
informative
By (Engineer) on Dec, 10, 2018
informative
Great Content and good case studies
By on Feb, 14, 2019
Great Content and good case studies
Excellent
By on Dec, 13, 2018
Excellent
Speaker didn't have great quality sound
By on Dec, 17, 2018
Speaker didn't have great quality sound.
Like the information provided
By (Engineer) on Jan, 09, 2019
Like the information provided
the test did not cover much of the course, but the course was good
By (Architect) on Feb, 25, 2019
the test did not cover much of the course, but the course was good
Many topics covered are conventional concrete, not really concrete innovations
By (Engineer) on Mar, 13, 2019
Many topics covered are conventional concrete, not really concrete innovations.
The content seemed somewhat dated, would appreciate a new course for 2019
By (Engineer) on Sep, 06, 2019
The content seemed somewhat dated, would appreciate a new course for 2019.
appreciated the sections on innovations
By (Engineer) on Dec, 16, 2018
appreciated the sections on innovations
i have learnd something new every time i tke a class
By on Aug, 20, 2019
i have learnd something new every time i tke a class
References to methods such as pretensioning and post tensioning as "new" or recently developed techniques seems odd
By (Architect) on Aug, 11, 2019
References to methods such as pretensioning and post tensioning as "new" or recently developed techniques seems odd...
Needs more graphics
By (Engineer, Other, Professional Organization) on Dec, 27, 2018
Needs more graphics
would like epoxy injection classes
By (Professional Organization) on Jul, 12, 2019
would like epoxy injection classes
Needs more & updated pictures
By (Engineer) on Dec, 31, 2018
Needs more & updated pictures
good information was presented but organization of entire course could be improved and organization of some of the of individual slides was poor
By (Engineer) on Jan, 20, 2019
good information was presented but organization of entire course could be improved and organization of some of the of individual slides was poor. Too many slides were just a series of bullets without supporting context/graphics.
audio was poor quality in spots
By (Contractor / Trades) on Jan, 31, 2019
audio was poor quality in spots
Good overview
By on Feb, 11, 2019
Good overview
There are some audio problems early in the presentation
By (Engineer) on Dec, 30, 2018
There are some audio problems early in the presentation.
There was a significant amount of information provided in the lesson that was not tested in the exam
By on Mar, 05, 2019
There was a significant amount of information provided in the lesson that was not tested in the exam. The questions could have been more in depth and generally more questions.
the course took way too long for 2 hours, but then the questions in the exam were way too easy
By (Engineer, Professional Organization) on Feb, 14, 2019
the course took way too long for 2 hours, but then the questions in the exam were way too easy. I could pass this course without listening to any of the presentation.
This is a very old presentation with poor graphics and an older interface
By (Geologist / Geoscientist, Professional Organization) on Jun, 30, 2019
This is a very old presentation with poor graphics and an older interface. Not what I was hoping for.