Civil Engineering Materials
Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Introduces the important physical and chemical properties of materials that are commonly used in civil engineering.
To introduce civil engineering materials and their properties.
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
Lecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Laboratory: for 18 hour(s) per Term for Full Term