Concrete Maxing and Testing


The Concrete Maxing and Testing in civil and petroleum engineering sites and plants requires a highly efficient training courses to avoid many field hazards that includes the potential of structures faliures . It is essential for all employees, including supplemental labor, to be aware of the various types of concrete associated with structure work and use appropriate protective methods to minimize the risk of their failure.

This course covers all aspect of concrete types in different structures plants, specially in civil and petroleum sites Topics include effects of temperature, humidity, and pressure on concrete.

The course is designed also to enhance safety awareness and ensure safe operations of building structures


This course will advance participants' knowledge, skills, of quality control and quality assurance of concrete, and will give a good concept its related topics.


By the end of the course, participant will be able to:

  • Understand the basic concepts of conrete strength/durability.

  • Apply knowledge of acement types and methods for aggregates.

  • Apply knowledge of volume change of concrete.

  • The dangers of improper concrete

  • Prevent, Report and investigate the various types of concrete faliure.

  • Apply knowledge of various mixtures of concrete.


  • Principles of quality, concrete w\c ratio vs strength/durability
  • Portland cements admixtures, aggregates and water quality
  • Principles of mix design
  • Ready mix batching of concrete
  • Placing concrete/vibration
  • Volume changes of concrete
  • Finishing
  • Curing (hot weather/wet weather/cold weather)
  • Causes of common defects
  • Concrete Sampling
  • Slump/temperature
  • Cylinders and cubes-Destiny and yield
  • Standards and specifications
  • Pressure and volumetric meter
  • Basic cement chemistry
  • Special admixtures for concrete (HR, WR, Silica fume, Met kaolin RHA)
  • Strength and deformation
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Applications