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Hardened Concrete Properties (HCP)


     Pass Basic Math Test at least 30 days prior to enrolled class date.

Course Description:

KDOT requires this course for persons who are sampling and testing hardened concrete cores, cylinders, or beams.

Learning Objectives:

     Cap a cylindrical concrete specimen

     Use of unbonded caps to determine compressive strengths.

     Test the flexural strength of concrete.

     Test the compressive strength of concrete.

     Obtain cores for testing of concrete.

     Test the absorption of concrete using the Boil Test.

     Determine concrete strength by using a Maturity Meter.

    Review of concrete sampling and testing frequencies.


     Workbook included in course fee



Class Dates:

     November 12-14, 2013 – Salina Construction Lab

     December 16-18, 2013 – Salina Construction Lab

     February 17-19, 2014 – Salina Construction Lab

     March 31-April 2, 2014 – Salina Construction Lab

Class Start Time:

     All days – 9 a.m.

Testing Information:

     Exam: This course requires a written exam.

     Score: A score of 70% or higher is needed to pass.