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Course Unit Title : ADDITIVIES FOR CEMENTITIOUS COMPOSITES
Course Unit Code :
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : The student knows the mineral, chemical and nano additives used in concrete and other cemented composites. They explain the purpose, methods, proportions of these materials, their effect on fresh and hardened concrete strength and durability.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Chemical additives; Water reducer super and hyperplasticizers, set accelerators, set retarders, air driers, viscosity regulators, shrinkage reducers, water repellents, water retainers etc..

Mineral additives; Fly ashes, silica fume, metakaolen, rice husk ash, amorphous silica, calcined natural pozzolans and the like. Also polypropylene, glass fiber, carbon fiber, basalt type fiber materials.

Nano additives; Carbon nano tubes, graphenes, nano fibers, nano silica, nano calcium carbonate etc.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : Student learns the classes, types, properties and usage areas of additives.
Course Aims : The aim of this course is to teach the students the properties of mineral, chemical and nano additives used in concrete and other cementitious composite materials, their usage purposes, advantages and disadvantages, usage rates and methods.
WorkPlacement  
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Mailvaganam N., 2007. Chemical admixtures for concrete, Taylor and Francis CRC
Birgisson B. etc, 2012, Nanotechnology in Concrete Materials, Transportation Research Board, Washington DC.
Yeğinobalı A., Ertün T., 2007. Çimentoda Yeni standartlar ve Mineral Katkılar, TÇMB, Ankara.
Additional Resources : Current TS and ASTM standards related to issue.
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) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
4 6 24  
Presentation :
2 10 20  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
1 10 10  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 15 15  
Finals :
1 15 15  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
0  
Course's ECTS Credit :
0      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 80
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
2 20
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 Natural mineral additives used in concrete.
 
2 Artificial mineral additives used in concrete
 
3 The effects of mineral admixtures on fresh and hardened concrete properties
 
4 Introduction of chemical additives used in concrete
 
5 Impacts on water reducers (plasticizers, superplasticizers, superplasticizers) and fresh and hardened concrete properties of water reducers
 
6 Effects of set accelerators and set accelerators on fresh and hardened concrete properties
 
7 The effects of air entraining and air entraining on fresh and hardened concrete properties
 
8 The effects of set retarders and set retarders on fresh and hardened concrete properties
 
9 The effects of other chemical additives and other additives on fresh and hardened concrete properties
 
10 The effects of other chemical additives and other additives on fresh and hardened concrete properties
 
11 Nano additive material
 
12 Nano additive material
 
13 The effects of nano additives on fresh and hardened concrete properties
 
14 The effects of nano additives on fresh and hardened concrete properties
 
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