Terminology and basic geology of construction materials Physical properties (Weight , Volume relationship, Sieve Analysis, Graduation curves, and Classification) - Engineering properties - Strength and deformation characteristics - Aggregates in Construction - Hydraulic Cements - Properties of Cement Paste - Portland cement concrete (Basic ingredients, basic constituent, Proportioning of concrete mixtures) - Concrete Strength and behavior - Concrete Durability -Admixtures in Concrete ? Masonry - Asphalt concrete ( proportions, Mix procedures and Engineering properties).


Bachelor Degree in Construction and Building Engineering


  • The objective of the course is to familiarize the students with different construction materials and their specifications. Introduce the students to component, design and performance of different construction materials.


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Course Content

content serial Description
1Week No.1: Terminology and basic geology of construction materials, Specifications and codes – Economy factor.
2Week No.2: Engineering properties: Strength and deformation characteristics.
3Week No.3: Non-mechanical properties: Weight - Volume relationship, Sieve Analysis, Selection of materials for sustainable constructions.
4Week No.4: Aggregates in Construction (1,2).
5Week No.5: Aggregates in Construction (1,2), Continued.
6Week No.6: Hydraulic Cements.
7Week No.7: Properties of Cement Paste, Quiz.
8Week No.8: Portland cement concrete: Basic ingredients, basic constituent.
9Week No.9: Proportioning of concrete Mixtures.
10Week No.10: Concrete Strength and behavior.
11Week No.11: Concrete Durability.
12Week No.12: Admixtures in Concrete.
13Week No.13: Masonry.
14Week No.14: Wood in Construction.
15Week No.15: Asphalt concrete: proportions, Mix procedures, Engineering properties, Quiz.
16Week No.16: Final Exam.

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