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Duration, dates and costs

  • Five-day online seminar (6 hours per day)
  • 2,500 € per participant
  • General conditions for seminars apply
     

Target group

  • Recently recruited young engineers
  • Skilled specialists at the beginning of their professional career
  • Newcomers in the cement industry
     

Number of participants (min. - max.)

  • 10 – 20
  • General conditions for seminars apply
     

Learning objectives

  • Overview of all relevant aspects of the cement manufacturing process up to the application of cement in concrete, including chemistry, mineralogy and environmental aspects. Quality control as well as cement performance in mortar and concrete will also be covered.
     

Learning outcomes

  • Compact knowledge with respect to all crucial aspects of cement manufacturing technology
  • Fundamental knowledge regarding the chemistry and mineralogy of clinker and cement
  • Familiarity with requirements on cement and cement compounds as well as cement performance in mortar and concrete
  • Familiarity with the possible ways to reduce the environmental impact of cement manufacturing
     

Topics

  • Raw material handling
  • Clinker production
    - Main components of the rotary kiln plant
    - Raw materials and fuels
    - Burning conditions and their impact on clinker performance
  • Cement production
    - Raw material and cement grinding
    - Common grinding systems
    - Particle size distribution and product qualities
  • Chemistry and mineralogy
    - Clinker formation reactions and clinker phases
    - Hydration of cement
    - Blended cements
  • Concrete technology
    - Mortar and concrete characteristics
    - Exposure classes of concrete
    - Role of admixtures in modern concrete production
  • Environmental issues
    - Energy consumption
    - Emissions / emission abatement
  • Product quality assurance
    - Quality control systems
    - Cement standards
    - Physical and chemical testing of cement
  • Plant visit (if applicable)
     

Methods

  • Online sessions:
    Morning sessions from 08:30 till 12:00
    Afternoon sessions from 13:00 till 16:30
  • Group discussion and experience exchange
     

Trainer

The training course is led by experienced engineers and highly specialised researchers.
 

Certificate

Upon successful completion of the training course the participants will receive a certificate of attendance.
 

Location

Online

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„Crash Course for Young Engineers“
14.06. - 18.06.2021

2.500,- €

Person to contact

Do you have questions regarding this course?

Julia Volchkova

+49-211-45 78-402
training@vdz-online.de

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