CE6401 CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS SYLLABUS FOR 4TH SEM CIVIL REG 2013 - Anna University Internal marks 2018

CE6401 CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS SYLLABUS FOR 4TH SEM CIVIL REG 2013

ANNA UNIVERSITY CIVIL SYLLABUS
CE6401 CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS SYLLABUS
4TH SEMESTER CIVIL SYLLABUS
REGULATION 2013
OBJECTIVES:
  • To introduce students to various materials commonly used in civil engineering construction and their properties. 
UNIT I STONES – BRICKS – CONCRETE BLOCKS
Stone as building material – Criteria for selection – Tests on stones – Deterioration and Preservation of stone work – Bricks – Classification – Manufacturing of clay bricks – Tests on bricks – Compressive Strength – Water Absorption – Efflorescence – Bricks for special use – Refractory bricks – Cement, Concrete blocks – Light weight concrete blocks.

UNIT II LIME – CEMENT – AGGREGATES – MORTAR
Lime – Preparation of lime mortar – Cement – Ingredients – Manufacturing process – Types and Grades – Properties of cement and Cement mortar – Hydration – Compressive strength – Tensile strength – Fineness– Soundness and consistency – Setting time – Industrial byproducts – Fly ash – Aggregates – Natural stone aggregates – Crushing strength – Impact strength – Flakiness Index – Elongation Index – Abrasion Resistance – Grading – Sand Bulking.

UNIT III CONCRETE
Concrete – Ingredients – Manufacturing Process – Batching plants – RMC – Properties of fresh concrete – Slump – Flow and compaction Factor – Properties of hardened concrete – Compressive, Tensile and shear strength – Modulus of rupture – Tests – Mix specification – Mix proportioning – BIS method – High Strength Concrete and HPC – Self compacting Concrete – Other types of Concrete – Durability of Concrete.

UNIT IV TIMBER AND OTHER MATERIALS
Timber – Market forms – Industrial timber– Plywood – Veneer – Thermacole – Panels of laminates – Steel – Aluminum and Other Metallic Materials – Composition – Aluminium composite panel – Uses – Market forms – Mechanical treatment – Paints – Varnishes – Distempers – Bitumens.

UNIT V MODERN MATERIALS
Glass – Ceramics – Sealants for joints – Fibre glass reinforced plastic – Clay products – Refractories – Composite materials – Types – Applications of laminar composites – Fibre textiles – Geomembranes and Geotextiles for earth reinforcement.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
On completion of this course the students will be able to
  • compare the properties of most common and advanced building materials.
  • understand the typical and potential applications of these materials
  • understand the relationship between material properties and structural form
  • understand the importance of experimental verification of material properties.
TEXT BOOKS:
1.Varghese.P.C, "Building Materials", PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, 2012.
2.Rajput. R.K., "Engineering Materials", S. Chand and Company Ltd., 2008.
3.Shetty.M.S., "Concrete Technology (Theory and Practice)", S. Chand and Company Ltd.,2008.
4.Gambhir.M.L., "Concrete Technology", 3 rd Edition, Tata McGraw Hill Education, 2004
5.Duggal.S.K., "Building Materials", 4 th Edition, New Age International , 2008.

REFERENCES:
1.Jagadish.K.S, "Alternative Building Materials Technology", New Age International, 2007.
2.Gambhir. M.L., & Neha Jamwal., "Building Materials, products, properties and systems", Tata McGraw Hill Educations Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, 2012.
3.IS456 – 2000: Indian Standard specification for plain and reinforced concrete, 2011
4.IS4926–2003 : Indian Standard specification for ready–mixed concrete, 2012
5.IS383–1970: Indian Standard specification for coarse and fine aggregate from natural Sources for concrete, 2011
6.IS1542–1992: Indian standard specification for sand for plaster, 2009

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