Corso online in lingua inglese CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY: BASIC PRINCIPLES



“Concrete Technology: basic principles” with 17 on-line Lectures corresponding to the first 16 Chapters and Chapter XXV of the second edition book “The New Concrete” , authored by Mario Collepardi, with attached a video on the “Deterioration of Concrete” and a software entitled E&Q (Easy and Quick).


The price of this first on-line course is 350 € + VA.T. .There is an extra-cost of 125 € + VAT for people following the on-line course from Countries out of the Europe Community due to the longer distance transportation of the book and, more importantly, for the customs duty payment in Italy. However, people following the on-line course from China might adopt the Chinese version of the book “The New Concrete” published by the “ China Building Material Industry Press”. SUBJECTS OF 17



  • Introduction to concrete terminology
  • Cement Hydration, setting and hardening
  • Aggregates
  • Water
  • Workability of fresh concrete
  • Bleeding and segregation
  • Concrete porosity
  • Mechanical properties
  • Deterioration of reinforced concrete
  • Durability of concrete
  • Mix Design
  • Chemical admixtures
  • Temperature and concrete
  • Curing, drying-shrinkage, and cracking
  • Creep in concrete
  • Concrete prescriptions

For a better quality of the listening and a deeper concentration on the lectures please use the earphones. More details on the subjects of each Lecture are in the Index of the Textbook (from Chapter 1 to 16 and Chapter 25) of book “The New Concrete”. Each person must communicate to our email address ( the day of initiation: from this date there are 50 days to follow the lectures of the course. At the end of each lecture there is a self-evaluation of knowledge based on questions with right and wrong answers. At the end of the course, the candidate can ask a final exam based on: numerical exercises on concrete mixtures, answers to quizzes and prescriptions of concrete.


the textbook adopted for the online courses is the second revised edition of The New Concrete authored by Mario Collepardi. An Index of the textbook is available to read all the details of the subjects which will be examined in the Lectures of the two Courses. Some Reviews of the first edition of the book are available from the best international concrete people. Some excerpted pages of the book are available to assess its quality in terms of printing. Other versions of the textbook are available:- in Chinese (;- in Czech (Informacni Centrum CKAIT, Sololska 15, 120 00 Praha 2, Czech Republic); – in Italian. AS AN EXAMPLE SEE FOR FREE THE FIRST LECTURE (Click here to see and listen to a demo).

The slides of the first lecture are available to see how the subjects are presented by a special technique based on the segmentation and movement of the projected slides accompanied by the oral comment: this technique facilitates the understanding of the presentation, specially by people whose mother tongue is not English.


You can do the inscription and the payment through  internet  on section  ON LINE COURSES  or you can send a mail with your data to