ASTM C191 Standard Test Methods for Time of Setting Hydraulic Cement by Vicat Needle -- eLearning Course

    Price: $115.00

    About the Series

    ASTM's Construction Materials Technician Series enables QA/QC technicians in the construction industry to advance their skills using leading, self-guided, computer-based training. The series is ideal for those preparing to become certified testing technicians through the American Concrete Institute (ACI), National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET), or a state agency such as the Department of Transportation (DOT).

    Each course includes:

    • Self-guided training complete with video demonstrations, checklists, concept presentations, data sheets and glossaries
    • Quiz with automatic grading
    • Certificate upon successful completion of course and passing score on quiz.

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    About the Course

    This course covers the time of setting of hydraulic cement by means of the Vicat needle. Two test methods are given; Method A is the Reference Test Method using the manually operated standard Vicat apparatus, while Method B permits the use of an automatic Vicat machine that has, in accordance with the qualification requirements of this method, demonstrated acceptable performance.

    The course can be completed in about one hour.


    Learning Outcomes

    By the end of this course you will be able to:

    • Explain cement setting time
    • Identify the types of setting time
    • Explain the Vicat needle test
    • Explain the scope, summary, significance, and apparatus of the setting time test methods
    • Identify sampling and conditioning requirements
    • Explain how to prepare cement paste
    • Identify the steps to mold test specimen for Methods A and B
    • Calculate and report time of setting
    • Explain qualification requirements and tests for the automatic Vicat apparatus
    • Calculate initial and final time of setting.


    Audience

    Anyone who runs the C191 test method or who needs an understanding of the test method and how it is properly run.


    Course Content

    • Introduction
    • Demonstration Videos
    • Procedural Outlines
    • Glossary
    • Data Sheet
    • Quiz
    • Video
    • Referenced Materials
    • Certificate


    Videos

    • 14.1 Procedure A (Duration: 4:00)


    CEUs and Certificate

    CEUs: .1 or 1 PDH

    Certificate: A certificate is available upon successful completion of the course and an 80% or higher score on the exam.


    Reference Materials Included

    ASTM C191


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    Price: $115

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