ICYA-1122L Materials in Civil Engineering Lab

Introduction to materials science, with an emphasis on inspection and testing of the materials most commonly employed in civil engineering. In the class sessions, the course takes a detailed look at the mechanical properties and the production processes (or treatment) of structural steel, hydraulic concrete, masonry, wood, asphaltic materials and plastics. The course is accompanied by laboratory tests used in civil engineering and their relationship to the analysis of the mechanical behavior of materials. Topics being discussed include: cementitious materials, Portland cement, concrete water content, aggregates in concrete, properties of fresh and hardened concrete, concrete mix design, ferrous materials, wood, and plastics.



Periodo en el que se ofrece el curso

201810 - 201820

Idioma en el que se ofrece el curso