Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Cementitious materials (advanced)

MSE-420

Lecturer(s) :

Scrivener Karen

Language:

English

Summary

Discussion of topical subjects related to the current use of cementitious materials. Through a guided literature survey prepare a presentation in a group on a topical issue

Content

1. Introduction - overview of structure of cementitious materials, advantages and disavantages.
2. Hydration.
3. Supplementary cementitious materials.
4. Understanding and characterising the pore structure of cementitious materials.
5. Transport properties.
6. Durability issues.
7. Calcium aluminate cements.
8. Ultra high performance concrete.
9. Admixtures and rheology

 

Keywords

Cementitious materials, hydratin, durability, characterisation methods

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

MSE 322 - Building Materials and Laboratory work

Recommended courses

Building materials

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra

group discussion of papers from literature

Expected student activities

attend lectures

find relevant paper from search engines

present summary of findings

prepare lecture in team

Assessment methods

contribution to discussion sessins throughout course

presentation at intermediate and final stages

Supervision

Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Bibliography

Via search engines, e.g. scopus

Notes/Handbook

Handouts for lectures to be annotated by students

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9 MXG237   
9-10    
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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