Course Name: Modern Construction materials

Course abstract

The aim of the course is to provide the scientific basis for the understanding and development of construction materials. It serves as a foundation course for post-graduate students interested in careers involving research, teaching and/or construction engineering, as well as marketing, decision making, innovation and specification related to construction materials. It can also be a capstone course for undergraduates finishing their studies in civil engineering and architecture


Course Instructor

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Prof. Ravindra Gettu

Prof. Ravindra Gettu is a Professor of Civil Engineering at IIT Madras. After completing his PhD degree from Northwestern University (USA) in 1990, he was the Director of the Structural Technology Laboratory of the Technical University of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain, until 2004. He has co-authored more than 400 scientific and technical publications in the areas of concrete technology, effective use of admixtures, self compacting concrete, and fibre reinforced concrete. He is active in RILEM, the International Association of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Structures and Systems, based in France and in the Indian Concrete Institute. He has consulted for many leading construction materials manufacturers and projects. He has taught this course for the past 10 years at IIT Madras, along with Concrete Technology.
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Teaching Assistant(s)

K GOPAKUMAR

M. Tech - BTCM,
Civil Engineering,

IIT Madras

SIVAKUMAR R

M. Tech - Construction Technology and Management,
Civil Engineering,

IIT Madras

STEFIE J STEPHEN

Ph. D Scholar,
Department of Civil Engineering (BTCM)

IIT Madras

SWATHY MANOHAR

Ph.D - BTCM,
Civil Engineering

IIT Madras

 Course Duration : Jul-Oct 2016

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 Syllabus

 Enrollment : 23-May-2016 to 18-Jul-2016

 Exam registration : 25-Jul-2016 to 20-Sep-2016

 Exam Date : 16-Oct-2016, 23-Oct-2016

Enrolled

5164

Registered

132

Certificate Eligible

31

Certified Category Count

Gold

0

Elite

3

Successfully completed

28

Participation

83

Success

Elite

Gold





Legend

>=90 - Elite + Gold
60-89 - Elite
40-59 - Successfully Completed
<40 - No Certificate

Final Score Calculation Logic

  • Assignment Score = Average of best 8 out of 12 assignments.
  • FINAL SCORE (Score on Certificate) = 75% of Exam Score + 25% of Assignment Score.
Modern Construction materials - Toppers list

KARUKKUVELAN K 69%

ETA STAR

ABHISHEK SHUKLA 64%

DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION

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Score Distribution Graph - Legend

Assignment Score: Distribution of average scores garnered by students per assignment.
Exam Score : Distribution of the final exam score of students.
Final Score : Distribution of the combined score of assignments and final exam, based on the score logic.