CN4101 Syllabus - Modern Construction Materials - 2021 Regulation Anna University

CN4101 Syllabus - Modern Construction Materials - 2021 Regulation Anna University

CN4101 MODERN CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS  LPTC
3003

OBJECTIVE:
• To study and understand the properties of modern construction materials used in construction such as special concretes, metals, composites, water proofing compounds, non-weathering materials, and smart materials.

UNIT I STRUCTURAL MATERIALS 9
Wood and Wood Product - Metals - Types of Steels – Manufacturing process of steel – Advantages of new alloy steels – Properties and advantages of aluminum and its products – Types of Coatings & Coatings to reinforcement – Applications of Coatings.

UNIT II NON-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS, ASSOCESSORIES AND FINISHES 9
Introduction of Non-Structural Materials and Criteria for Selection - Types and properties of Water Proofing Materials – Types of Non-weathering Materials and its uses – Types of Polymer Floor Finishes - Paint - Tiles - Acoustic Treatment materials - Dry Walls - Anchors.


UNIT III COMPOSITES 9
Types of Plastics – Polymer - Properties & Manufacturing process – Advantages of Reinforced polymers – Types of FRP – FRP on different structural elements – Applications of FRP - Bituminous Materials - Glass - Closure - Environmental Concerns.

UNIT IV SPECIAL CONCRETES 9
Concretes Behavior of concretes – Properties and Advantages of High Strength and High Performance Concrete – Properties and Applications of Fibre Reinforced Concrete, Self- compacting concrete, Geo Polymer Concrete, Alternate Materials to concrete on high performance & high Strength concrete.

UNIT V SMART AND INTELLIGENT MATERIALS 9
Types & Differences between Smart and Intelligent Materials – Special features – Nano Concrete - Nano Technology in Construction - Case studies showing the applications of smart & Intelligent Materials.

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS


OUTCOMES: On completion of the course, the student is expected to be able to
CO1 Explain the various types of special concretes
CO2 Select the different processing of steel and applications of coating
CO3 Explain the manufacturing process and applications of polymer composites
CO4 Identify the different flooring materials and application of fa├žade materials
CO5 Apply the knowledge of smart and intelligent materials in construction field

REFERENCES:
1. Ganapathy, C. “Modern Construction Materials”, Eswar Press, 2015.
2. SanthakumarA.R. “Concrete Technology”, Oxford University press, New Delhi.
3. Ashby, M.F. and Jones D.R.H.H. “Engineering Materials 1: An introduction to Properties, applications and designs”, Elsevier Publications, 2005.
4. N.Subramanian ,”Building Materials Testing and Sustainability”, Oxford Higher Education, 2019.
5. Shetty M.S, Concrete Technology: Theory and Practice, S.Chand & Company Ltd., 2005.

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