January 22-23, 2020 | The International Centre, Toronto, Canada
Title Sponsors: Procore Sika Canada
Conference Sessions

Fundamentals of Concrete Durability: Causes and Mitigation

Date & Time: Wednesday Feb 06, 2019
2:15 pm
Duration: 50 minutes
Location: Phoenix Room A
Registration: $50

This session presents an overview of the most common types of durability issues (corrosion, carbonation, freeze-thaw attack, alkali-aggregate reaction, abrasion, sulphate attack, delayed ettringite attack and chemical attack) affecting concrete structures in North America. Preventative and repair strategies are also presented in order to ensure concrete structures meet their designed service life.

Presented by:
Ted Moffatt
Ted Moffatt, Ph.D. - Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Queen’s University
Ted Moffatt, Ph.D. is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Queen’s University. He has over 7 years of experience in the concrete industry, with a specific focus on study of concrete materials. Prior to joining Queen’s, Dr. Moffatt received his Ph.D. from the University of New Brunswick. Dr. Moffatt’s areas of expertise include cementitious materials, concrete durability with a focus on corrosion, freeze-thaw attack, alkali-silica reaction, as well as subsequent repair practices and remediation design.
Sponsored by:
ACI Atlantic & ACI Ontario