Academic Catalog

CE446 PROPERTIES OF FRESH &HARDENED CONCRETE

Course Code: 5620446
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. TURHAN Y. ERDOAN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Properties of fresh concrete: Workability, consistency, bleeding, stiffening, setting, air-entrainment, unit weight, uniformity, batching, mixing, conveying, placing, compaction and curing. Properties of hardened concrete: Nature and significance of concrete strength, kinds of strength, compressive strength, tensile strength, fatigue strength; durability, shrinkage and volume changes.