CIVIL-708 / 4 credits

Teacher: Denarié Emmanuel

Language: English

Remark: Next time: Fall 2022 Minimum number of participants: 6


Frequency

Every year

Summary

This course aims at giving students the fundamental knowledge necessary to design, model, and apply Ultra High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concretes (UHPFRC) in structures, in a sustainable way. It provides an extended and comprehensive insight into engineering and science of these materials.

Content

Keywords

Cementitious Composites, Discontinuous Fibers, UHPFRC, Tensile Hardening, Creep, Shrinkage, Mix-Design, Packing, Rheology, Durability, LCA, Numerical Modeling

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Basic courses on Building Materials, Continuum Mechanics, Structural Mechanics, Physics and Chemistry

Learning Outcomes

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

  • to design UHPFRC mixes, characterize and model their physical, chemical and mechanical properties; to use UHPFRC to create new structures or maintain existing ones in a sustainable way.

In the programs

  • Number of places: 14
  • Exam form: Oral (session free)
  • Subject examined: UHPFRC for structures - Fundamentals & Properties
  • Lecture: 34 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 16 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 6 Hour(s)

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