Engineering Services Center

The Engineering Service Center was established by Ohio Concrete to serve the concrete industry and offer support to the engineering, design and construction community on concrete related issues. The center is staffed with Ohio licensed professional engineers who specialize in various aspects of the concrete industry, from bridge construction to materials engineering. Make the Ohio Concrete Engineering Services Center your first call when you need assistance with your projects.

The Engineering Services Center Offers Services in the following areas:

Design Services:
CAD parking lot designs, including thickness and jointing
Formwork design assistance
Slab on grade design
Footings, foundations, and walls

Materials Engineering:
Concrete mix design and mix adjustment
Technology updates on new admixtures and new mix designs
Guidance on applicable testing for concrete

Pavement Engineering:
Pavement assessments and condition surveys
Thickness design and joint spacing
Repair and maintenance techniques
Technological updates, such as whitetopping, ultrathin whitetopping, and pervious pavements

Concrete Construction:
Provide input for pre-construction conferences
Assistance with design change order requests
On site assistance with quality control/quality assurance
Structural (reinforced) concrete condition evaluation and repair recommendations including bridges, parking garages, buildings and pavements
Troubleshooting of construction and post-construction problems

General Concrete Engineering:
Specification review and updates
Work with local and national building codes and other standards to ensure proper concrete language in codes
Provide literature and other information to the construction industry to ensure proper concrete placements
Provide presentations and seminars to universities, architects, engineers and contractors on concrete fundamentals and advances in the concrete industry
Provide training and certification for concrete contractors and testing technicians
Provide testimony to public agencies on concrete related matters where necessary

For further information, contact Jacob Hines, Engineering Services Center Production Manager at 614/891-0210, Fax: 614/891-2675.

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