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Civil Engineering Materials (Video Course)

 

SI.No.
Topics
Lecture Hours
1
Functions of buildings and structure in general. Loads on buildings as per IS 875, IS 1893 and NBC. Functional requirements of buildings and necessity of byelaws.

2
2
Role of materials in construction
1 1/2
3
Concrete as a material, its ingredients and Concrete Production Process including prefabrication, modular coordination
3 1/2
4
Cement: Hydration of cement, Chemical reaction, Structure of cement paste, Consistency and setting. Lime and supplementary cementations materials.
2
5
Fresh Concrete: Role of aggregates and water in fresh concrete, workability Test for workability Role of admixtures, Segregation and bleeding.
4
6
Strength of concrete: Role of porosity, w/c ratio, Role of aggregate, aggregate –mortar interface, Tensile strength, Modulus of elasticity and their tests. NDT
6
7
Durability and long term performance of concrete, Role of mineral admixture, w/c ratio and cement content. Sulphate attack, corrosion of rebar etc, IS 456 requirements.
3
8
Cement, aggregate and water selection for concrete
2
9
Mix design of concrete
3
10
Bricks and mortar and their properties, brick and other masonry construction, Selection of bricks/masonry units and mortar for masonry. Requirements of walls and types of walls. Masonry design requirements as per IS 1905
6
11
Metals with reference to Structural Steel: Structure and its role in properties of steel. Strengthening mechanism in metals. Behaviour in service and corrosion. Uses of metals in civil engineering.
4
12
Plastics and Polymers in construction, admixture paints, sealants and adhesives. Water proofing materials
2
13
Timber and plywood and glasses
2
14
Typical roof construction and foundations, plastering pointing and damp proofing
2
Total
42

 

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