MSE-420 / 2 crédits

Enseignant: Scrivener Karen

Langue: Anglais


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

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:

  • Explain Chemical and physical processes underlying the behaviour of cementitious materials
  • Interpret scientific papers related to cementitious materials
  • Analyze appropriatness of different characterisation techniques
  • Analyze economic and ecological appropriateness of different materials solutions
  • Design lecture on chosen topic

Transversal skills

  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.
  • Evaluate one's own performance in the team, receive and respond appropriately to feedback.
  • Negotiate effectively within the group.
  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Make an oral presentation.
  • Summarize an article or a technical report.
  • Write a literature review which assesses the state of the art.

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

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Cementitious materials (advanced)
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Cementitious materials (advanced)
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9  MXG237  
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10-11     
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Mercredi, 8h - 10h: Cours MXG237