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Course Unit Title : ORDINARY AND SPECIAL CEMENTS
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 : They know general and special cement types, usage areas. They also have alternative binders and usega areas such as hydraulic lime, gypsum, geopolymer, magnesium oxide cement.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Ordinary cement types with Portland clinker according to TS EN 197-1 standard. -Physical and chemical properties of ordinary cements. -The basic phases of Portland clinker. Hydration mechanism of ordinary cements. -National and international standards about general cements. -Usage areas according to types of ordinary cement. -Types and hydration mechanisms and their applications of special cements. -Types, properties, and usage areas of other binders.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : The student learns the types, properties and usage areas of ordinary and special cements. They also have information about alternative binders other than the cement used in the construction sector.
Course Aims : This course is aimed at informing students about ordinary Portland cement with Portland clinker (accordance with TS EN 197-1), other cements (calcium aluminate, active belite with boron, super sulfate), the other binders (hydraulic lime, gypsium, geopolymer etc.), its features and their usage areas and the innovations in this area.
WorkPlacement  
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Taylor H.F.W., 1997, Cement Chemistry, Thomas Telford Publishing, London.
Yalçın H., Gürü M. 2007, Çimento ve Beton, Palme Yayıncılık,
Guelberth, C. R, Chiras D., 2002, The Natural Plaster Book, New Society Punvlisher
Davidovits J., 2015, Geopolymer Chemistry and Applications, Gopolymer Institute
Additional Resources : TS EN 197-1: Cement- Part 1: Composition and conformity criteria for comon cement
TS EN 196-1: Methods of testing cement-Part 1: Determination of strength
TS EN 196-3: Methods of testing cement -Bölüm 3: Priz Süresi ve Hacim Genleşmesi Tayini
TS 21 : Methods of testing cement-part 3: determination of setting time and soundness
TS EN 14647 : Calcium aluminate cement - Composition, specifications and conformity criteria
TS 13353 : Boron modified active belite cement ? Definitions, composition, specifications and conformity criteria
TS EN 15743 : Supersulfated cement - Composition, specifications and conformity criteria
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 :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 15 15  
Finals :
1 25 25  
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 Portland Cement Manufacturing Process
 
2 Chemical of Portland cement
 
3 Hydration mecanism of Portland cement
 
4 Types and Properties of Ordinary Portland cement types
 
5 Types and Properties of Ordinary Portland cement types
 
6 Cement Testing Methods
 
7 Cement Testing Methods
 
8 Calcium Aluminate Cement
 
9 Boron Modified Active Belite Cement
 
10 Supersulfated Cement
 
11 White Portland Cement
 
12 Non-cement inorganic binders (Hydraulic lime, gypsum, magnesium oxide cement)
 
13 Geopolymers
 
14 General Evaluation
 
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