Training & Workshop (1)
Building and Construction Engineering Department at the University of Technology held a workshop on quality control about construction projects under international standards in cooperation with the Ministry of Construction, Housing and Public Municipalities, Directorate of Works and General Maintenance, and the American Concrete Institute, Iraq Branch. General Maintenance. Dr.Mohammed Jaber Aboud, department managers, design and implementation engineers from the ministry as well as a selection of professors of engineering colleges with specialization in civil engineering on various Iraqi universities.
The workshop included a lecture on the requirements of quality control under the American standard ACI 318-14M for both the testing laboratories and the people working in the examination (ACI Certification Program) and the problems of cracks: their causes, types and procedures to address. Dr. Nabil Abdul Majeed Al Bayati, Consultant of Structural Engineering and Assistant Professor Dr. Maan Salman Hassan, Consultant of Concrete Technology and Quality Control.
The lecture aimed to introduce the requirements of quality control in the construction projects under the American International Code ACI and compare them with the modern Iraqi Code issued recently by the Central Organization for Standardization and Quality Control. And identify the steps required by the supervisor to ensure that there is no defect in quality instead of treating the situation after it occurs.
The lecture also aimed at defining what is required to focus on also in terms of the level of efficiency of the construction laboratories and the people examining the site according to the international standard.
The lecture was an atmosphere of discussion and questions from the participants on the subject with the introduction of some proposals.