Course Name: Advanced Concrete Technology

Course abstract

This course explores the materials science of concrete, and attempts to bring about the understanding of concrete behavior from a fundamental perspective. The first part of the course discusses the structure and properties of concrete making materials. This is followed by mixture proportioning of high performance concrete, and a study of selected topics regarding fresh and hardened concrete behavior. The final part of the course deals with long term performance issues, related to creep, shrinkage and durability of concrete


Course Instructor

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Manu Santhanam

Dr Manu Santhanam is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Madras, where he has worked since October 2001. His primary research interests are in Cement Chemistry, Durability of Concrete and Non-Destructive Evaluation. He has published more than 75 refereed journal papers, and has guided 10 PhD theses, in addition to being lead investigator on several sponsored projects
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 Course Duration : Jul-Oct 2018

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 Enrollment : 18-Apr-2018 to 30-Jul-2018