Webinar - Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC): Design and Application

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Ultra High Performance Concrete (UPHC) describes a class of concrete material with a unique set of properties including: Strengths of 21,000 ksi plus, high ductility, low permeability and rapid strength gain. With these unique material properties, UHPC facilitates short development lengths, thin overlays and the potential for further development in optimized prestress girders for longer spans with less material. UHPC continues to play an important role in Accelerated Bridge Construction serving as the connecting material between precast elements allowing for small joints with short lap lengths while obtaining full connectivity between the elements. This presentation will introduce the audience to UHPC, the basic material properties, applications and lessons learned.

The presenters will be Travis Konda (Senior Technical Advisor at HNTB) and Mario Ratnaraj (Bridge Engineer at HNTB)

Now in its second year, the Sustainable Structures Webinar Series was developed cooperatively in 2021 by cast-in-place and precast concrete associations from the Midwest region of the United States including Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The goal of the cooperative effort is to bring a greater awareness of the sustainable and resilient nature of concrete building systems to the design, construction, and development communities via quality continuing education programs.


May 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm




This webinar is free to attend.


AIA credits for the live webinar series are being processed by the Minnesota Concrete Council (AIA Provider G538). This presentation (AIA Course #MCC052522) has been approved for 1 AIA CES LU. All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance from the Minnesota Concrete Council for one professional development hour (PDH) or 1 AIA CES LU within ten business days of the conclusion of the event.