code CB557
credit_hours 3
title Inspection, Maintenance, and Repair of structures
arbic title
prequisites CB444 or CB455
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes Overview of maintenance - Causes and agents of deterioration - Diagnosis and investigation techniques - Diagnosis and investigation techniques - Foundations repair, concrete defects - Repair of concrete structure - Site visit for a repair project -Other materials investigation and repair.
arabic Description/Outcomes
objectives Overview of maintenance, Causes and agents of deterioration, Diagnosis and investigation techniques, Diagnosis and investigation techniques, Foundations defects and repair, masonry defects and repair, concrete defects, Repair of concrete structure, Site visit for a repair project, Other materials investigation and repair.
arabic objectives
ref. books Repair and Protection of Concrete Structures by N.P. Mailvaganam Publisher: CRC Press, Florida, USA, Latest Edition.
arabic ref. books
textbook Building Maintenance Technology by L.H.Son, and G.C.S.Yuen Publisher: Macmillan Press, London, Latest Edition.
arabic textbook
objective set combined
content set combined
Course Content
content serial Description
1 Week No.1: Overview of maintenance.
2 Week No.2: Overview of maintenance, Continued.
3 Week No.3: Causes and agents of deterioration.
4 Week No.4: Causes and agents of deterioration, continued.
5 Week No.5: Diagnosis and investigation techniques.
6 Week No.6: Diagnosis and investigation techniques, continued.
7 Week No.7: Foundations overview and defects.
8 Week No.8: Foundations repair.
9 Week No.9: Masonry defects and repair.
10 Week No.10: Concrete defects.
11 Week No.11: Concrete defects, continued.
12 Week No.12: Repair of concrete structure.
13 Week No.13: Repair and strengthening of concrete.
14 Week No.14: Site visit for a repair project.
15 Week No.15: Other materials investigation and repair.
16 Week No.16: Final Exam.