Seminar on “Basics of Concrete Mix Design & Advancement in Concrete Technology”

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Department: Civil Engineering
Date: 12th March, 2024
Coordinator: Mr. Raju Narwade & Ms. Gayatri Deshpande Pathak
Venue: 3rd Floor Seminar Hall, Engineering Building

Department of Civil Engineering, Pillai HOC College of Engineering and Technology, organized seminar on “Basics of Concrete Mix Design” and “Advancement in Concrete Technology” on 12th March, 2024. An eminent speakers for the program were Mr. Sanjeev Raje, Vice President (Technical) Navdeep Construction Co. and Mr. Ibrahim Shaikh, National Concrete Technical & Sr. Product Manager Sika. The session started with opening notes and welcoming of guests by the program coordinator. The main objective of this seminar was to enable students about basic mix design of concrete which forms a very important part of concrete technology and also to know the advancements which are happening in concrete industry which are trending in the market.

Resource person explained in detail regarding various steps involved in mix design and discussed regarding parameters to be considered for different zones and exposure conditions. He also explained use of Concrete Mix Design for the different grades and types of Concrete. Mr. Ibrahim Shaikh explained regarding trending technology Ultra High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concrete (UHPFRC) composition, uses and advantages. Emerging admixtures for enhancing the properties of concrete were also discussed with students. Question answer session was held towards the end of the session. 90+ students had attended this seminar. The session was conducted by eminent speakers in 3rd Floor Seminar Hall, Engineering Building.