CE3302 Syllabus - Construction Materials And Technology - 2021 Regulation Anna University

CE3302 Syllabus - Construction Materials And Technology - 2021 Regulation Anna University

CE3302

CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY

 LTPC

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
• To introduce students to various construction materials and the techniques that are commonly used in civil engineering construction.

UNIT I

STONES - BRICKS - CONCRETE BLOCKS - LIME

9

Stone as building material – Criteria for selection – Tests on stones – Bricks – Classification – Manufacturing of clay bricks – Tests on bricks – Compressive strength – Water Absorption – Efflorescence – Lime – Preparation of lime mortar – Concrete hollow blocks – Lightweight concrete blocks.

UNIT II

OTHER MATERIALS

9

Timber – Market forms – Plywood – Veneer – False ceiling materials – Steel – Mechanical treatment – Aluminum – Uses – Market forms – Glass – Ceramics – Refractories – Composite Materials – Types and applications – FRP – Fibre textiles – Geomembranes and Geotextiles for earth reinforcement.


UNIT III

CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES & SERVICE REQUIREMENTS

9

Types of Foundations – Shallow and Deep Foundations – Stone Masonry – Brick Masonry – Plastering and Pointing – Cavity Walls – Diaphragm Walls – Formwork – Centering and Shuttering – Shoring – Scaffolding – Underpinning – Roofing – Flooring – Joints in concrete – Contraction/Construction/Expansion joints – Fire Protection – Thermal Insulation – Ventilation and Air conditioning – Acoustics and Sound Insulation – Damp Proofing.

UNIT IV

CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENTS

9

Selection of equipment for earthwork excavation, concreting, material handling and erection of structures – Dewatering and pumping equipment.

UNIT V

CONSTRUCTION PLANNING

9

Introduction to construction planning – Scheduling for activities – Critical path method (CPM) and PERT network modelling and time analysis – Case illustrations.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

COURSE OUTCOMES: Students will be able to
CO1 Identify the good quality brick, stone and blocks for construction.
CO2 Recognize the market forms of timber, steel, aluminum and applications of various composite materials.
CO3 Identify the best construction and service practices such as thermal insulations and air conditioning of the building
CO4 Select various equipments for construction works conditioning of building
CO5 Understand the construction planning and scheduling techniques

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Varghese.P.C, Building Materials, Second Edition PHI Learning Ltd., 2015.
2. Arora S.P and Bindra S.P Building construction, Dhanpat Rai and sons,2013.

REFERENCES:
1. Varghese.P.C, Building Construction, Second Edition PHI Learning ltd., 2016.
2. Punmia ,B.C Building construction , Laxmi publication (p)ltd..,2008.
3. Peurifoy R.L., Schexnayder,C.J., Shapira A., Schmitt.R., Construction Planning Equipment and Methods, Tata McGraw-hill, 2011.
4. Srinath L.S.,PERT and CPM -Principles and applications, Affliated East West Press 2001

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