Civil Engineering Materials Lab (CE1411)

Pre-requisite(s)

None

Recommended Book(s)

Fundamentals Of Building Construction Materials And Methods, Edward Allen And Joseph Iano,2004 Edition

Reference Book(s)

Principles Of Materials Science & Engineering, William F, Smith,1995 Edition

Building Materials, Shashi Kant Duggal, 2009 Edition 

Course Objectives

1. To familiarize students about the characteristics of construction materials used in civil engineering projects. 2. To develop the skills for identification and selection of suitable construction materials for civil engineering projects.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO:1            Have knowledge about various materials used in different types of civil engineering structures.

CLO:2            Understand the characteristics of civil engineering materials.

CLO:3            Have skills to compare characteristics and cost of alternative materials. 

CLO:4            Have skills to identify/select suitable construction materials for a particular project.

Course Contents

Standard Test Method for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement by the 150-μm (No. 100) and 75-μm (No. 200) Sieves.

Standard Test Methods for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement by Blaine Air-Permeability Apparatus.

Determination the Fineness Modulus of Fine Aggregates.

Determination the Fineness Modulus of Coarse Aggregate.

Standard Method of Test for Normal Consistency of Hydraulic Cement.

To Determine the Initial and Final Setting Time of Standard Consistency Portland Cement Paste.

Determination of Soundness of Cement.

Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Hydraulic Cement Mortars Using 2-in. [50-mm] Cube Specimens.

Determination of workability of concrete by Slump Cone Apparatus.

Determination of workability of concrete by Compacting Factor Apparatus.

Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens.

Determination of dimensions, Weight and check either brick is burnt or not.

Determination the water absorption of different bricks

Determination the percentage efflorescence of brick.

Determination the compressive strength of brick.

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes

Mapping of CLOs to Lab Practicals of Engineering Materials 

 

CLOs

Lab Practicals

CLO-1

(Material Knowledge)

CLO-2

 (Material Characteristics)

CLO-3

 (Material Comparison)

CLO-4

 (Material  Selection)

Standard Test Method for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement by the 150-μm (No. 100) and 75-μm (No. 200) Sieves

 

 

 

 

Standard Test Methods for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement by Blaine Air-Permeability Apparatus

 

 

 

 

Determination the Fineness Modulus of Fine Aggregates

 

 

 

Determination the Fineness Modulus of Coarse Aggregate

 

 

 

Standard Method of Test for Normal Consistency of Hydraulic Cement

 

 

 

To Determine the Initial & Final Setting Time of Standard Consistency Portland Cement Paste

 

 

  

Determination of Soundness of Cement

 

 

 

Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Hydraulic Cement Mortars Using 2-in. [50-mm] Cube Specimens

 

 

 

Determination of workability of concrete by Slump Cone Apparatus

 

 

 

Determination of workability of concrete by Compacting Factor Apparatus

 

 

 

Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens

 

 

 

Determination of dimensions, Weight and check either brick is burnt or not

 

 

Determination the water absorption of different bricks

 

 

Determination the percentage efflorescence of brick

   

 

Determination the compressive strength of brick

 

 

 

Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules

CLOs

CLO-1

(Material Knowledge)

CLO-2

 (Material Characteristics)

CLO-3

 (Material Comparison)

CLO-4

 (Material  Selection)

Assessment Modules

Practical Copy (15%)

 

Quiz (25%)

 

 

Midterm Exam (20%)

Final Exam (40%)