Concrete Engineering




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Fundamental concrete science (Mixing, transportation, placing and curing of concrete, properties of fresh and hardened concrete. Using chemical and mineral admixtures); Special concretes, (Mass concrete, hot and cold weather concrete; self compacting, fiber reinforced, and high strength concretes); special construction methods (Mechanized construction, Roller compaction and shotcreting, pre placed aggregate and anti wash out concretes); Special reinforcing materials (Epoxy coated reinforcing bars, Fiber reinforced plastics); Case studies. Laboratory studies: Effect of addition of chemical admixtures on properties of paste and mortar. (flow table and setting time measurement). Properties of cement grouts (flow through funnel and bleeding); compare performance of hand mixed and machine mixed mortar and concrete; Properties of concrete and some nondestructive tests, Laboratory demonstrations. 



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