Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
20150102007107SPECIAL CONCRETESElective476
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach the design, characteristics, production and application of special concretes.
Name of Lecturer(s)
İnşaat Mühendisliği Bölümü Tarafından kararlaştırılacaktır.
Learning Outcomes
1Learn the different types of concretes for infrastructure.
2Learn the different types of concretes for infrastructure.
3Learn the design and characteristic of special concretes.
4Learn the design and characteristic of special concretes.
5Learn the production of special concretes.
6Learn the production of special concretes.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The design and characteristics of lightweight concrete, heavyweight concrete, self-consolidating concrete, fiber-reinforced concrete, mass concrete, concrete in hot weather, concrete in cold weather, high strength concrete, high performance concrete, roller compacted concrete, shrinkage compensating concrete.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction
2Lightweight aggregate concrete
3Heavyweight aggregate concrete
4Self-consolidating concrete
5Fiber-reinforced concrete
6Mass concrete
7Concrete in hot weather
8Midterm
9Concrete in cold weather
10High strength concrete
11High performance concrete
12Roller compacted concrete
13Shrinkage compensating concrete
14Strain hardening cementitious composites
15
16
Recommended or Required Reading
Advanced concrete technology [electronic resource] / edited by John Newman, Ban Seng Choo. Oxford, England ; Burlington, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2003. Properties of Concrete, Neville A.M., Essex, Longman, 200. American Concrete Institute (ACI) committee reports.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14798
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)173
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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11
LO155  1      
LO2 53  4 4   
LO3   3  4    
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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