|CE5503||Concrete Technology||4 ch (3C 2L)|
In this course the properties of cement and concrete materials are studied. Topics include (i) materials for concrete, such as portland cements, supplementary cementing materials, aggregates, and chemical admixtures; (ii) procedures for mix proportioning, batching, mixing, transporting, handling, placing, consolidating, finishing, and curing concrete; (iii) precautions necessary during hot- and cold-weather concreting; (iv) causes and methods of controlling volume changes; (v) commonly used control tests for quality concrete; (iv) introduction to special types of concrete. Applicable ASTM, AASHTO, ACI, and CSA standards are discussed.
Prerequisites: CE 3513.