CMC

CONCRETE MICROSCOPY COURSE 16 - 19 June 2020

Open for registration

Scope of the course

  • Concrete Microscopy Course
  • Principles of optical microscopy
  • Introduction to optical mineralogy
  • Microscopical characteristics of cement and hydration products
  • Principles of electron microscopy (SEM)
  • Protocols for SEM and microanalysis on cement-based materials
  • Characterization of secondary reaction products in concrete
  • Specimen preparation techniques
  • Image analysis and introduction to stereology
  • "All hands on deck" practical sessions