Civil Engineering Materials
Introduces the important physical and chemical properties of materials that are commonly used in civil engineering.
Available in 2014
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
|Objectives||To introduce civil engineering materials and their properties.|
|Content||Fundamental material properties and behaviour. Variability and uncertainty of material properties. Polymers and bituminous materials. Concrete: properties of fresh concrete, hardened concrete, durability, reinforcement, fire resistance, high strength concrete, mix design. Ceramic and composite materials. Metals and alloys:physical metallurgy, mechanical properties of metals, forming of metals, oxidation and corrosion, metals-their differences and uses, commercial structural steel, welding of structural steel, fire design.Timber. Masonry.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Examination: Formal||Formal 3 hour examination (closed book and no programmable calculators).|
NOTE: Any modification to the above assessment arrangement will appear on the course outline normally issued in Week 1.
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Laboratory: for 18 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for CIVL2240|