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“CDC” has drafted short lecture / workshops series for various Senior Engineers, Site engineers, Archiects and Supervisors working in construction industry.

CDC aims at enhancing the skill-sets of all aspirants in the field of Construction and bridging the gap between theory and practice. It endeavours to upgrade the basic knowledge of construction technocrats and tradesmen with up-to-date construction practices, information, recent developments and latest research related to the field.

Following professional workshops / training courses are offered by CDC. These workshops / training courses are offered for Corporate or a group of 15 persons
  
  • Concrete Technology  & Quality control of RCC work - 1  Day
  • Concrete Mix Design ( with Lab demo ) - 1  Day
  • Non Destructive Testing with Demonstration - 1  Day
  • Basics of  Structural engineering    for Site Engineers & Architects - 1 ½ Day
  • Basics of  Earthquake engineering for Site Engineers & Architects - 1  Day
  • Structural Audit    of Residential & Industrial Buildings  - 1  Day
  • Structural Repairs and Retrofitting - 1  Day
  • RMC Quality Assurance  - 1  Day
  • Construction Safety - 1/2  Day
  
 Workshops / Training for Corporate – Course Contents
  
 Concrete Technology -  Duration - ½  Day 
  • Grades of Cement,
  • Supplementary Cementatious materials such as Fly ash, GGBS, Silica fumes, 
  • Properties of fine & Coarse Aggregates,
  • Factors affecting mix design and concrete strength,
  • Site corrections for mix design,
  • w/c ratio,
  • RMC,
  • Tests on fresh concrete,
  • Concrete mixing,
  • Weigh batcher calibration,
 
  
Concrete Mix Design -  Duration - ½  Day
 
  • Concrete making materials - Cement, Fly ash, GGBS, Micro Silica, Metakaolin, Fine & Coarse Aggregate, Water and Construction Chemicals
  • Properties of fresh & hardened concrete – Workability, Compressive strength and Durability
  • Principals of Mix Design
  • Various methods of Mix Design
 
  
 Add on Module  - Mix Design - Laboratory Demo  -  Duration – ½   Day 
  • Standard Concrete Mix Design
  • Self – Compacting Concrete Mix Design
 
  
Quality control of RCC work – Duration - ½  Day
 
  • Formwork, stripping time
  • Batching, Placing, Vibration
  • Cold and construction joints
  • Curing
  • Material storage planning
  • Reinforcement detailing
  • Shrinkage cracks in concrete
  • Quality assurance plan
  • Quality construction tips
 
  
Non Destructive Testing -  Duration – 1  Day
 
  • Every ND test covering basic theory , principles on which instruments are based, Test application, factors affecting tests, Advantages and limitation of each test such as -
  • Rebound Hammer, Penetration Test, Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity, Impact Echo, Reinforcement Detection and cover meters,  Half-Cell Potential Test, Concrete Resistivity Test, Radar, Core Test, Pull out test , Pull off Test , Break off test, Permeability test, Carbonation Test, Pile Integrity Test, Crack scope, Bore scope, Radiographic Tests, Maturity Test, Load Test, Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge test
  • Field Practical work -  Rebound Hammer, UPV, Half-Cell Potential Test, Resistivity Test, Core extraction, Pile Integrity Test , Carbonation Test
  • Films on NDT
  • Presentation of various Case studies
 
  
Add on Module  - Non Destructive Testing - Interpretation  -  Duration – ½   Day
 
  • Procedure for Structural Evaluation
  • Acceptance of Testing & Investigation
  • NDT results accuracy & Reliability
  • Factors affecting ND tests
  • Understanding Concrete strength as per IS / BS and EN codes
  • Case studies
 
  
Basics of Earthquake Engineering for Site Engineers & Architects-  Duration – 1  Day
 
  • Tectonic Plate theory
  • Earthquake Intensity & Magnitude
  • Behaviour of Multi Storey RCC buildings under earthquake loads with Shear walls,
  • Behaviour of Soft (Parking) storey,
  • Behaviour of Floating Columns,
  • Earthquake Design Philosophy,
  • Building configuration & Complex building shapes,
  • Effect of short columns, Pounding
  • Behaviour of Pre-cast members
  • Learning from failures -  Latur, Bhuj & World’s major Earthquakes
  • Reinforcement detailing
  • Behavior of Building of Different type of Strata
  • Liquefaction
  • Basics of Retrofitting  / Seismic strengthening / Upgradation of existing deficient structures
  • Films on Earthquake
 
  
Add on Module Earthquake Retrofitting  -  Duration – ½   Day
 
  • National Disaster Management Act 2007 – Salient features
  • Seismic Rehabilitation Methodology
  • Condition Survey
  • Selection of Rehabilitation System
  • Methods of Strengthening & Retrofitting
  • Case Study
 
  
Basics of Structural Engineering for Site Engineers & Architects -  Duration – 1 ½  Day
 
  • Materials – Steel – HYSD / TMT,
  • Durability of concrete,
  • IS – 456 Requirements,
  • Fire provisions,
  • Method of design,
  • Loads & forces,
  • Stability of structures,
  • Basics of Bending moment and shear force,
  • Partial safety factors,
  • Steps in structural planning,
  • Basics of Beam, Slab, Column and Footing design,
  • Bearing capacity,
  • Reinforcement detailing - standard / Earthquake, Splicing of reinforcement,
  • Expansion, construction joints,
  • Basics of Flat slabs constructions,
  • Behaviour of Multi-storey buildings,
  • Design assumption vis-à-vis site conditions,
  • Cracks in RCC structural / building,
  • Testing of concrete , steel and structure , Non Destructive tests,
  • Acceptance criteria for various tests, 
  • Learning from failures,
 
  
Structural Audit -  Duration – 1  Day
 
  • Why & When
  • Data Collection
  • Types of Structures
  • Load Assessment
  • Audit of Structural steel structures & RCC buildings ( Old & New )
  • Design Assumptions and actual site conditions
  • Additions & Alterations in structures
  • Structural Damages
  • Structural Deficiencies &  Cracks in structures
  • Settlement , Corrosion , Leakages & Utility services problems
  • Identification of other problems in the building
  • Wrong Construction practices & Deficiencies in new constructions
  • Case Studies of  “learning from failures”
 
  
RMC Quality Assurance  -  Duration – 1  Day
 
  • Need of RMC
  • RMC Industry – An Overview
  • Type of Batching plants, Pan Mixers, Transit Mixers, Pumps , Placing booms etc.
  • Concrete Properties
  • QMS in RMC Plants
  • Benefits of Management System to  RMC Operators
  • Product Realisation
  • Sampling & Tests of fresh & Hardened concrete
  • Acceptance criteria
  • Parameters affecting Quality of Concrete
  • Quality of Raw Material
  • Quality Control Plan –  Storage, Batching, Mixing,
  • Machinery Maintenance,
 
  
Cracks in Structures and Remedial Measures -  Duration – 1  Day  
 
  • Forces acting on structures
  • Types of cracks in concrete structures –
  • Structural – Flexure, Shear, Torsion, Compression, Tension, Settlement, Corrosion
    • Non-Structural Cracks – Shrinkage , Thermal, Separation,
    • Controlled Cracks
  • Expansion , Contraction joints
  • Causes of distress and deterioration of RC structures
  • Crack Repair Measure - Materials and Techniques
 
  
  • Various ½ day Modules can be combined together

  • Tailor made programs available on above topics to meet the construction industry requirement