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CIV_ENV 321-0: Properties of Concrete

Quarter Offered

Winter : MW 4:00-6:00 (Lab: W 6:00-8:00 ) ; D'Ambrosia

Description

Concrete as a composite material; relationship between constitutive laws and microstructure; failure theories, fracture, fatigue, and strain rate effects; destructive and nondestructive testing; creep and shrinkage; chemistry of cement hydration; admixtures, aggregates, proportioning, and new materials.

Textbook:

Mindess, Sidney, J. Francis. Young, and David Darwin. Concrete. 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2003. Print.

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