ACI Greater Michigan Chapter

Considerations of Petrography as a Design Tool

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • American Concrete Institute - 38800 Country Club Drive, Farmington Hills, MI 48331
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The ACI Greater Michigan Chapter, and our meeting sponsor, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), invite you to join us Tuesday, September 10, 2019 for a presentation on the use of concrete petrography in the analysis and design phases of repair, restoration, historic preservation and adaptive reuse projects. Following a brief introduction to concrete petrography, our speaker, Karla Salahshour (Kruse) will discuss petrography uses in these fields and review various case studies. The meeting will then be opened up for general discussion.

Speaker: Karla Salahshour has specialized in the evaluation and characterization of historic and modern building materials. Her materials laboratory work focuses on petrographic examination of concrete, mortars, grouts, stucco, plaster, natural stone, manufactured stone, brick, and other construction materials. She also conducts field evaluations, such as evaluating distress in various types of concrete, terrazzo, coating systems, terra cotta facades, EIFS and stucco systems .Karla is a member of the Association for Preservation Technology International (APT), American Concrete Institute (ACI), the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and the Society for Concrete Petrographers (SCP). She is a registered Professional Engineer in Ohio.


     5:30 p.m. – Social Hour/Cocktails

     6:30 p.m. – Dinner 

     7:30 p.m. – Speaker

                             Karla Salahshour, PE

                             Senior Associate


  • Cancellations received by 11:59pm on Monday, September 9, 2019 will be accepted with a 100% credit of the registration rate to your ACI GMC account, available to be used for a future meeting registration.  Refunds will not be given.
  • Cancellations received on or after Tuesday September 10, 2019, or no-shows at the meeting, will not receive a credit or a refund.
  • Unpaid cancellations received on or after September 10, 2019 or unpaid no-shows will be invoiced and the registrant will be expected to pay the full amount of the invoice.

ACI Greater Michigan Chapter

Attn: Chapter Maildrop Box

38800 Country Club

Farmington Hills,  MI  48331

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