Concrete Aggregates Basics

This course will be an overview of the aggregates industry. The purpose and function of fine aggregates (sand) and coarse aggregates (gravels, crushed stone, and beneficed aggregates) and their relationship in the construction industry will be discussed. Both natural and manufactured lightweight aggregates are discussed. Industry standards for testing and evaluating are also discussed.
Date:
2011-11
Primary Material Type:
Collection
Institution:
Alpena Community College
TAACCCT Round:
1
Subjects:
Aggregates, Concrete

Industry / Occupation

Industry Sector:
Manufacturing -- Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing -- Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing (3273)
Occupation:
Construction and Extraction Occupations (47-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Construction Trades (46)
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
5 Weeks
Language:
en_US
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation
Course Note:
Concrete Technology

Accessibility

Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Layout - Page numbers match printed material
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Structural Markup - Navigation Text
  • Structural Markup - Lists
  • Structural Markup - eReader application

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