This course is currently closed
Course DescriptionIn this course the student will understand the distresses caused to concrete by chemical deicers and methods used to minimize this distress.
- 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.