Seminar- Concrete Repair Basics (7.5 PDH)

March 15, 2018
7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
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Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center
178 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick , NJ 08901
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SEMINAR - Concrete Repair Basics

Presented by ACI National

March 15, 2018

7:45 AM - 5:00 PM

Attendees receive 7.5 PDH credits



$650.00 - Member Registration

$725.00 - Non-Member Registration


PUBLICATIONS (Included with Registration)

Each attendee will receive publications worth $396.50 as part of the registration fee: Concrete Repair Guide, Strength Evaluation of Existing Concrete Buildings, Guide for Evaluation of Concrete Structures Before Rehabilitation, Causes, Evaluation and Repair of Cracks in Concrete Structures, Guide for Making a Condition Survey of Concrete in Service, and Seminar Lecture Notes.



Attend this seminar to learn the best methods and materials for economical and effective concrete repairs.



Condition Survey

-Causes and types of deterioration

-Evaluating deteriorating concrete

-Determining the extent of potentential damage

-Assessing the consequences and risks of material failures

Repair Techniques

-Removing damaged concrete

-Preparing existing concrete for repair

-Patching and overlays

-Repair techniques such as shotcrete, carbon fiber reinforcing, and chloride extraction

Repair Materials

-Selecting materials for different repair situations and environments, including sealants, protection systems, cementitious materials, and polymeric materials

Cracks and Joints

-Understanding cracks and joints

-Causes and effects of cracking

-Methods of repairing cracks and joints

-Installing expansion joints for elevated slabs and slabs on ground

 Application of Repair Techniques

-Case studies that utilize repair methods and materials for various types of structures



Paul E. Gaudette, FACI, Principal, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL. He has worked at WJE for over 34 years and been involved in a wide range of investigations and repair of concrete structures. Mr. Gaudette is former chair of ACI 546, Repair of Concrete, secretary of ACI 364, Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures; member of ACI 562, Evaluation, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Concrete Buildings. Mr. Gaudette also has been an instructor for the one and two-day ACI Repair Seminars for many years and has also served as course leader and instructor for several Association for Preservation Technology courses on repair of historic concrete.


Michael M. Sprinkel, PE, FACI, FASCE, FPTI is Associate Director for the Virginia Transportation Research Council, Charlottesville, Virginia where he has served in various positions since 1972. He currently manages the Materials Research Program. His research interests include materials and construction methods for the protection, repair and rehabilitation of concrete structures. He is a registered professional engineer in Virginia. He is a member of the ACI Board and past member of the technical activities committee. He is past Chair of ACI 503, Adhesives for Concrete, and past Chair of ACI 345, Bridge Construction, Maintenance and Repair. He is a Member of ACI 546, Repair of Concrete; ACI 548, Polymers in Concrete; and the Technical Repair and Rehabilitation Committee. He is an Emeritus member of TRB and Past Chair of the Concrete Materials Committee.



Registration for this seminar begins at 7:45 A.M. The seminar will be conducted from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Lunch will be from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Continental breakfast, lunch, refreshment breaks, and complimentary publications are included in your registration fee.



Engineers, repair contractors, materials suppliers, and maintenance personnel will learn how to make good quality concrete repairs.





Guide for Conducting a Visual Inspection of Concrete in Service




Causes, Evaluation, and Repair of Cracks in Concrete Structures




Strength Evaluation of Existing Concrete Buildings



Concrete Repair Guide

ACI 364.1R-07


Guide for Evaluation of Concrete Structures before Rehabilitation



Each attendee will also receive course notes authored by the instructors.


Registration Fees

$650.00 Member Registration

$725.00 Non-Member Registration