Academic Catalog

CHE558 CHEMISTRY AND MANUFACTURE OF CEMENT

Course Code: 5630558
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Chemical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. MER KULEL
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

History of Calcareous Cements Portland Cement: Classification and manufacture clinker and cement components and their phase relations. The constitution and specification of Portland cements. Manufacturing processes. Energy and material balances in rotary kiln. Relations between chemical reactions, phase content and strength of Cement. Hydration of Cement.