Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620517
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. TURHAN Y. ERDOAN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Concrete properties and use of admixtures; Considerations and precautions in the use of admixtures; Classification of admixtures; Air-entraining admixtures; Water-reducing admixtures; Set Retarders; Accelerators; Pozzolans and other finely divided mineral admixtures; Natural pozzolans; Fly ashes; Silica fumes; Ground granulated blast furnace slags; Miscellaneous admixtures. Properties, standart testing methods and the effects of the above admixtures on the properties of concrete.