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Course Unit Title : Lightweight Concrete
Course Unit Code : 01INS5137
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) :
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1)Bring the basic concrete technology into life
2) Understanding lightweight concrete and its constituents.
3) Learning concrete production techniques.
4) Capability to use the Standard knowledge for engineering applications.
5) Having enough durability knowledge under severe conditions for concrete.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Introduction. Natural and industrial materials. Petrography, Light, Normal and high aggregates, Lightweight and Nortmal Aggregate Concretes. Elastic and plastic behaviour. Fracture under uniaxial loading. Technological properties (hardness, abrasion resistance, impact resistance). Ultra-high strength concretes. Concrete mixes and tests.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : 1)Understanding and learning of basic principles about lightweight aggregates and concretes.
2)Understanding and applying technical properties about lightweight aggregates and concretes (with laboratory applications).
Course Aims : Understanding and learning of basic principles and technical properties about lightweight aggregates and concretes (with laboratory applications).
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : 1.Concrete Petrography, Book, 1998, by D. St John.
2.Shakelford, F. J., Introduction to Materials Science For Engineers, 4th Ed. Prentice Hall Int. Inc., 1998.
3.Illston, J. M., Construction Materials: Their Nature and Behaviour, E and FN Spon, London, 1996.
4.Bangash, M.Y.H., Concrete and Concrete Structures: Numerical Applications, Elsevier Applied Science, London, 1989.
5.High Performance Concretes And Applications, S. Shah, and S. Ahmad, Hardbound, 416 pages, 1994
6.Properties of Concrete, A.M. Neville, 4thEd. John Wiley&Sons, Inc. , 1997
7.Civil engineering Materials,J.Nicolson,3rdEd.,ELBS,1983.
Additional Resources :
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
16 3 48  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
16 2 32  
Homeworks :
3 10 30  
Presentation :
3 10 30  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
1 10 10  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 10 10  
Finals :
1 10 10  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
170  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 100
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
0 0
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Introduction.
 
2 Natural and industrial materials.
 
3 Petrography.
 
4 Lightweight and Normal Aggregate Concretes.
 
5 Lightweight and Normal Aggregate Concretes.
 
6 Lightweight and Normal Aggregate Concretes.
 
7 Lightweight and Normal Aggregate Concretes.
 
8 Elastic and plastic behavior.
 
9 Fracture under uniaxial loading.
 
10 Technological properties.
 
11 Hardness, abrasion resistance, impact resistance.
 
12 Ultra-high strength concretes.
 
13 Concrete mixes and tests.
 
14 Concrete mixes and tests.