CN4071 Syllabus - Advanced Concrete Technology - 2021 Regulation Anna University

CN4071 Syllabus - Advanced Concrete Technology - 2021 Regulation Anna University

CN4071 ADVANCED CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY  LPTC
3003

OBJECTIVE:
• To study the properties of concrete making materials, tests, mix design, special concretes and various methods for making concrete.

UNIT I CONCRETE MAKING MATERIALS 9
Aggregates classification IS Specifications, Properties, Grading, Methods of combining aggregates, specified gradings, Testing of aggregates. Cement, Grade of cement, Chemical composition, Testing of concrete, Hydration of cement, Structure of hydrated cement, special cements. Water Chemical admixtures, Mineral admixture.

UNIT II MIX DESIGN 9
Principles of concrete mix design, Methods of concrete mix design, IS Method, ACI Method, DOE Method – Mix design for special concretes- changes in Mix design for special materials.


UNIT III CONCRETING METHODS 9
Process of manufacturing of concrete, methods of transportation, placing and curing, cracking, plastic shrinkage, Extreme weather concreting, special concreting methods. Vacuum dewatering – Underwater Concrete

UNIT IV SPECIAL CONCRETES 9
Light weight concrete Fly ash concrete, Fiber reinforced concrete, Sulphur impregnated concrete, Polymer Concrete – High performance concrete. High performance fiber reinforced concrete, Self- Compacting-Concrete, Geo Polymer Concrete, Waste material-based concrete – Ready mixed concrete.

UNIT V TESTS ON CONCRETE 9
Properties of fresh concrete, Hardened concrete, Strength, Elastic properties, Creep and shrinkage – Durability of concrete. Non-destructive Testing Techniques microstructure of concrete

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS


OUTCOMES: On completion of the course, the student is expected to be able to
CO1 Develop knowledge on various materials needed for concrete manufacture
CO2 Apply the rules to do mix designs for concrete by various methods
CO3 Develop the methods of manufacturing of concrete.
CO4 Explain about various special concrete
CO5 Explain various tests on fresh and hardened concrete

REFERENCES:
1. Gambhir.M.L., Concrete Technology, McGraw Hill Education, 2006.
2. Gupta.B.L., Amit Gupta, “Concrete Technology, Jain Book Agency, 2010.
3. Neville, A.M., Properties of Concrete, Prentice Hall, 1995, London.
4. Shetty M.S., Concrete Technology, S.Chand and Company Ltd. Delhi, 2003.
5. Job Thomas., Concrete Technology, Cencage learning India Private Ltd, New Delhi, 2015.

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