International Conference on Innovative World of Concrete (IWC)

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International Conference on Innovative World of Concrete (IWC)

Organized by Indian Concrete Institute (ICI)

(ICI
-
IWC 2013)



23
-
26, October 2013, Hyderabad, India


Main Theme:




“Innovations in Concrete for Meeting Infrastructure Challenge”

Sub Theme:

1.

Planning and designing for infrastructure projects

2.

Recent trends and innovative application of concrete
in surface transportation:

a.

Bridge Engineering:

i.

Long
-
span bridges

ii.

Elevated viaducts

iii.

Flyovers and interchanges

b.

Concrete pavements

i.

Recent trends in concret
e roads

ii.

Ultra
-
thin white topping

c.

Metro rail and mono rail structures

d.

Airports, ports and harbour

3.

Power projects

a.

Thermal power

b.

Nuclear power

4.

Urban Housing including mass housing and affordable housing

5.

Hydro
-
electric projects

a.

Mass concrete

b.

Roller
-
compacted

concrete

c.

Underground and over
-
ground utility structures

6.

Innovative application of concrete for infrastructure:

a.

High
-
strength and high
-
performance concrete

b.

Self compacting concrete

c.

High volume fly ash concrete

d.

Fiber
-
reinforced concrete


7.

Recent advances in
materials:

a.

Cement and supplementary cementitious materials

b.

Chemical admixtures

c.

Fibers

d.

Ready
-
mixed concrete

e.

Steel Reinforcement

8.

Durability and sustainability of concrete infrastructure

a.

Trends in ensuring long
-
term durability of concrete

b.

Minimizing use of
materials

c.

Use of recycled aggregates

d.

Life cycle costing

9.

Innovative
R&D
work for Concrete
infrastructure

10.

Advances in construction techniques

a.

Formwork

i.

Slip form/ Jump form

ii.

Tunnel form

iii.

Proprietary forms

b.

Precast and pre
-
stressed concrete

11.

Plant and
equipment for concrete infrastructure