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MSY 250 Conrete Finishing (460119)

 

Campbell County Area Technology Center

Curriculum Map for Concrete Finishing (Masonry)

Instructor:  Jimmy Lee Porter

Course: MSY251 (460119) -  1st Quarter

Length:  9 weeks 

 

Topics

Content

 

Essential Questions

Unit/Possible Related Content

Week One

 

Concrete Industry

 

Job Opportunities

 

Properties Desired of Fresh Concrete

 

Properties Desired of Harden Concrete

 

Concrete Quality

 

 

Introductions to Concrete and Safety Lecture / Demo

Concrete Technology-

Chapter 1 Job Opportunties

Concrete Technology-

Chapter 2 Getting Acquainted with Concrete

Safety on power equipment  \Lecture / Demo

Ready-Mixed Concrete

Education and Training

Fundamentals of concrete Lecture/Handout

Properties of Concrete

Water-Cement Ratio

Air Entrainment

Powerpoints

Quiz- Chapters 1&2

Task-10,11,15

 

 

 

Explain the importance of being highly skilled?

 

List the advantages of obtaining an education and job training?

 

What are the inert materials in concrete?

 

Explain the importance of the Water-Cement Ratio?

 

This improves the resistance of concrete to the adverse effects of freeze/thaw cycles?

 

Skills Standards

EF 007

EF 008

EF 009

New Common Core Technical Standards

TD-LOG-1

TD-LOG-2

New Common Core State Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.2

Week Two

 

Reinforced Concrete

 

Prestressed Concrete

 

Precast Concrete

 

Light weight Concrete

 

Raw Materials

 

Types of Portland Cement

Concrete Technology-

Chapter 3 Uses of Concrete

Chapter 4 Portland Cement

History of Raw Materials

Manufacturing Process

Classifications of Portland Cement

DVD's

Quiz - Chapter 3 & 4

Task - 1,11,15,18,

Use and set up of transit level Instructor Demo                                                                                                               

Prepare wood and steel forms Project 1

 

 

 

Define reinforced concrete?

 

Explain the difference between reinforced concrete and prestressed concrete?

 

Why is precest concrete popular?

 

What is the difference between cement and concrete?

 

Explain the difference between concrette and mortar?

 

From what raw materials is Portland Cement made?

 

Explain what is meant by hydration?

Skills Standards

AA 007

AA 008

AA 009

AA 010

AA 011

AA 012

AA 013

AA 014

New Common Core Technical Standards

TD-SYS-1

TD-SYS-2

TD-SYS-3

New Common Core State Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1a

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1b

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1c

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1d

Week Three

 

Concrete finishing tools

 

Hand & power trowels

 

Estimating concrete

 

 

Concrete Technology

Chapter 12 Tool for placing and finishing concrete

Chapter 17 Estimating concrete

Straight Edge

Darby

Bull Float

Edger/Groover

Magnesium Float

Steel/Wood Floats

Length in feet x width in feet x thickness in feet

                                      27

Formula = Cubic Yards

Quiz - Chapters 12 & 17

Task - 2,4,5,6,8,20,21,22,23,

Students will work on assigned projects acquiring new skills and mastering previous task.(WBL off campus)

 

 

 

Name the conrete finishing tools?

 

Is it necessary the a straight edge be made of wood?

 

When is a bull float used?

 

Why are jointers used?

 

What is the formula for estimating concrete?

 

How many cubic yards of concrete are required for the following:

(15 feet long, 12 feet wide, 4"thick)

 

Skills Standards

EB 001

EB 002

EB 003

EB 004

EB 005

EB 006

EB 007

New Common Core Technical Standards

TD-HSE-1

TD-HSE-2

New Common Core State Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.2

Week Four

 

Placing in forms

 

Consolidating concrete in forms

 

Striking off

 

Floating

 

Edging & jointing

 

Types of finish

 

Final finish

 

Construction Technology

Cahpter 13 Placing Concrete

Chapter 14 Finishing Concrete

Building Wood Forms

Proper Grade

Screeding

Bull Float

Trowel Float

Joining & Edging

Tapping Forms

Broom Finish

DVD's

Quiz - Chapters 13 & 14

Task - 2,4,5,6,8,20,21,22,23,

Students will work on assigned projects acquiring new skills and mastering previous task.(WBL off campus)

 

 

 

Why should a Ready Mix truckget as close to the job as possible?

 

List common methods used to transport concrete at the job site?

 

How can honey combing be prevented?

 

Explain why striking off is necessary?

 

What is the purpose of bull floating?

 

When should edging & jointing be performed?

 

Why are control joints necessary?

 

How deep are control joint cuts?

 

Skills Standards

EF 007

EF 008

EF 009

New Common Core Technical Standards

TD-LOG-1

TD-LOG-2

New Common Core State Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.2d

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.2f

Week Five

 

Methods of Curing

 

General Curing Requirements

 

Why Joints are Necessary

 

Types of Joints

 

Defects of Concrete

 

 

Concrete Technology

Chapters 15 - Curing Concrete

Chapter 16 - Joints for Flat concrete Work

Effects of curing

Types of curing

General curing requirements

Isolation joints

Control joints

Construction joints

Pop outs/scaling

???

Powerpoint

Quiz - Chapters 15 & 16

Task - 3,7,8,9,12,13,14,16,17,19,

Students will work on assigned projects acquiring new skills and mastering previous task.(WBL off campus)

 

 

 

 

Explain the process of hydration?

 

Explain some of the methods used for curing concrete?

 

What is the most favorable temperature range for curing concrete?

 

What will happen to concrete if it freezes during the 1st 24 hours after it is placed?

 

Why are control joints required?

 

What is the spacing for control joints?

 

What is a construction joint and when is it used?

 

 

Skills Standards

AA 007

AA 008

AA 009

AA 010

AA 011

AA 012

AA 013

AA 014

New Common Core Technical Standards

TD-OPS-1

TD-OPS-2

New Common Core State Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1a

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1b

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1c

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1d

Week Six

 

Mixing water for concrete

 

Characteristics of aggregates

 

Aggregate size

 

Lightweight aggregate

 

The importance of Air-Entrainment

 

 

Concrete Technology

Chapter 5 Mixing Water for Concrete

Chapter 6 Aggregates for Concrete

Chapter 7 Air-Entrained Concrete

Impurity of mixing water & effects

Clean Aggregate

Silt test

Course aggregate

Fine aggregate

Lightweight aggregate

Freeze/thaw cycles

Damaging effects of deicing chemicals

Quiz - Chapters 5, 6, & 7

Task - 1-23

Students will work on assigned projects acquiring new skills and mastering previous task.(WBL off campus)

 

 

 

 

What is a good rule to determine if mixing water is satisfactory?

 

What are some of the effects impurities have on the mixing water for concrete?

 

Where are the two classification of aggregates?

 

What effect will dirty aggregates have on the strength of concrete?

 

Why are lightweight aggregates used for certain jobs?

 

What is the priciple reason for using entrained-air in concrete?

 

 

Skills Standards

OK 004

OK 001

AD 006

New Common Core Technical Standards

TD-OPS-1

TD-OPS-2

TD-OPS-3

New Common Core State Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.2

Week Seven

 

Preventing rapid evaporation

 

Cement temperature

 

Use of add mixtures

 

Use of chemical accelerators

 

 

Concrete Technology

Chapter 19 Concreting During Hot Weather

Chapter 20 Concreting During Cold Weather

Temperature/relative humidity/wind

Points of emphasis placing concrete

Points of emphasis finishing concrete

Water reducing agents

Calcium Chloride

Color

Air-Entrain

Fibers

Curing methods

Removing forms

Quiz - Chapters 19 & 20

Task - 1-23

Students will work on assigned projects acquiring new skills and mastering previous task.(WBL off campus)

 

 

 

 

What adverse effects do temperature. Relative humidity, and wind have on concrete during hot weather?

 

What planning is necessary before placing and finishing concrete in hot weather?

 

What can be done to protect the concrete surface against evaporation?

 

What is the effect of temperature on the rate of hardening?

 

Why most the concrete worker be careful when using chemical accelerators?

 

What cold weather curing methods are suitable for this area?

 

Skills Standards

EF 006

EF 007

EF 008

EF 009

New Common Core Technical Standards

TD-LOG-1

TD-LOG-2

New Common Core State Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.2

Week Eight

 

Advantages of Ready-Mix concrete

 

Specifications for Ready-Mix concrete

 

Preparing for Ready-Mix concrete delivery

Kinds of reinforcement

 

Placement of steel

 

General rules for steel reinforcement

 

Concrete Technology

Chapter 10 Ready-Mix Concrete

Chapter 18 Reinforcement for Concrete

How to order concrete

Strengths of concrete

Preparation for placing of concrete

Dangers of adding water to concrete

Compression/Tension strength

Sliding Reinforcement

Slab reinforcement

Quiz - Chapters 10 & 18

Task - 1-23

Students will work on assigned projects acquiring new skills and mastering previous task.(WBL off campus)

 

 

 

What are the 3 responsibilities of the purchaser of Ready-Mix Concrete?

 

Eplain some of the advantages of using Ready-Mix concrete?

 

What is the difference between tension and compression?

Is concrete considered to be strong in compression?

 

Rebar diameters are designated by number - What is the number of a 1/2" diameter bar?

 

Skills Standards

AA 005

New Common Core Technical Standards

TD-4

TD-5

New Common Core State Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1a

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1b

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1c

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1d

Week Nine

 

Paving with concrete

 

Precast concrete

 

Structural & architectural uses

 

 

Concrete Technology

Chapter 21 Concrete Today & Tommorow

Stamped/Stencil concrete

Colored concrete

???

Cast and place concrete

Concrete Technology - Review all Chalpters

Concrete Exam

Task - 1-23

Students will work on assigned projects acquiring new skills and mastering previous task.(WBL off campus)

 

 

 

What qualities of concrete make it the most widely used construction material?

 

Why is stamped concrete becoming so popular?

 

The majority of the questions are selected from the review question. Other questions come from text content and unit figures.

 

Skills Standards

AA 001

EE 003

EE 004

New Common Core Technical Standards

TD-HSE-1

TD-HSE-2

New Common Core State Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.1a

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.1b

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.1c

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.1d

***Bell Ringers: KOSSA, Work Keys

 

Monday / Wednesday             Math

Tuesday / Thursday                 Open Response/On Demand

Friday                                      Skills USA PDP level 1