Construction Materials

Course Description

This course is designed to provide undergraduate civil engineering students fundamental principles of the behavior, physical and engineering properties of various common civil engineering materials, including natural stones, sands, aggregates, cement, concrete and steel. Selection and design of materials based on their intended use in design and construction are emphasized. The laboratory sessions are designed to provide students a hand-on experience on various material testing concepts and procedures. Written reports and oral presentation of experimental results will be required.




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