Civil Engineering Materials
Introduces the important physical and chemical properties of materials that are commonly used in civil engineering.
Available in 2015
Previously offered in 2014
|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||2015 Course Timetables for CIVL2240|