ASTM to sponsor symposium on Pervious Concrete.
Press Release Summary:
September 30, 2011 - Scheduled for Dec 4, 2011, Pervious Concrete symposium will discuss importance of testing standards for pervious concrete. Forum will present data collected on pervious projects relating to fresh concrete properties, hardened properties, durability, permeability, and mix design alternatives. Some topics will include use and intention of C1701 standard for field permeability, density and voids of freshly delivered material, and use of admixtures to improve pervious attributes.
Original Press Release
ASTM International Symposium on Pervious Concrete to Be Held in December
Press release date: September 26, 2011
o Use and intention of C1701 (ASTM Standard Test Method for Infiltration of In Place Pervious Concrete) for field permeability;
o Density and voids of freshly delivered material;
o Use of admixtures to improve pervious attributes; and
o Correlations of field cores to C1688 (ASTM Standard Test Method for Density and Void Content of Freshly Mixed Pervious Concrete). Online registration opens approximately eight weeks before the workshop and closes Nov. 30. The fee to attend for non-ASTM members is $50 USD for online registration and $75 USD for onsite registration. There is no fee for ASTM members. presenters, session chairs and students with a valid ID. For more information and to register, visit www.astm.org/C09C01Concrete.htm. Additional information is available from symposium co-chairmen Heather J. Brown, Ph.D., MTSU/Concrete Industry Management, Murfreesboro, Tenn. (phone: 615-904-8060; email@example.com); and Matthew Offenberg, W.R. Grace & Co., Canton, Ga. (phone: 404-379-0258; firstname.lastname@example.org). ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. ASTM Staff Contact: Hannah Sparks, Phone: 610-832-9677; email@example.com