In this course the student will understand the distresses caused to concrete by chemical deicers and methods used to minimize this distress.
SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED
This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Understanding of the use of chemical anti-icers and deicers
- Discuss how hydraulic cement paste (HCP) is traditionally protected from freeze-thaw damage
- Describe physical and chemical distress mechanisms
- Discuss strategies that can be employed to mitigate this distress
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies one professional development hour (PDH) of continuing education.