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TRB Webinar: Technical and sustainability aspects of Lightweight Concrete Bridges


Date(s)
April 12, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
$95.00
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.5 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.0 hour(s)
AICP: 0.0 hour(s)
CLE: 0.0 hour(s)
Details

Not all concrete is created equally. Lightweight concrete (LWC) is a feasible rehabilitation technique for many structures, including bridges and high-rises. TRB will host a webinar on Monday April 12, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern to discuss the current usage and demand of LWC in the United States. Presenters will provide an overview of the technical aspects and sustainability of LWC. They will also illustrate specific barriers, including construction culture, levels of awareness, and technical myths.

This webinar features research from NCHRP Research Report 773: High-Performance/High-Strength Lightweight Concrete for Bridge Girders and Decks.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Technical aspects of LWC: Ahmad Mousa: Monash University Malaysia
  2. Sustainability gains of LWC: Mohab Hussein, New Jersey Department of Transportation
  3. Market demand of LWC: Ahmad Mousa: Monash University Malaysia
  4. Prime barriers facing LWC: Ahmad Mousa: Monash University Malaysia
  5. Question and answer session: Moderated by Mohamed Mahgoub, New Jersey Institute of Technology

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Determine adequate construction materials to upgrade aging infrastructure
  2. Identify pros and cons of lightweight concrete

Professional Development Hour Information

Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

TRB will report credits earned to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005.

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum.