Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620544
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. MUSTAFA TOKYAY
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Types of cements; their composition and potential usage. Effect of properties and composition of cements, aggregates, admixtures and curing of various mechanical properties of fresh and hardened concretes. Compressive, tensile fatigue and impact strengths. Mechanical behaviour of concrete. Shrinkage and volume changes, creep, durability, thermal and acoustic properties, permeability of concrete. (R)