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CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY

CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY

Published by uLektz

Course Code : PCI3D001
Author : uLektz
University : Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT)
Regulation : 2016
Categories : Civil
Format : ico_bookePUB3 (DRM Protected)
Type : eBook

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Description :CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY of PCI3D001 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) for regulation 2016. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Topics
UNIT I CEMENT, ADMIXTURES AND AGGREGATES

1.1 Cement: Portland cement - chemical composition, Hydration, Setting of cement, Structure of hydrate cement, Test on physical properties, Different grades of cement

1.2 Admixtures: Types of admixtures - mineral and chemical admixtures -properties -dosages - effects - usage

1.3 Aggregates: Classification of aggregate, Particle shape & texture, Bond, strength & other mechanical properties of aggregate, Specific gravity, Bulk density, porosity, adsorption & moisture content of aggregate

1.4 Bulking of sand, Deleterious substance in aggregate, Soundness of aggregate, Alkali aggregate reaction, Thermal properties

1.5 Sieve analysis, Fineness modulus, Grading curves, Grading of fine & coarse Aggregates, Gap graded aggregate, Maximum aggregate size

UNIT II FRESH CONCRETE AND HARDENED CONCRETE

2.1 Fresh concrete: Workability - Factors affecting workability

2.2 Measurement of workability by different tests, Setting times of concrete, Effect of time and temperature on workability, Segregation & bleeding

2.3 Mixing and vibration of concrete, Steps in manufacture of concrete, Quality of mixing water

2.4 Hardened concrete: Water Cement ratio, Abram's Law, Nature of strength of concrete, Maturity concept

2.5 Strength in tension & compression, Factors affecting strength, Relation between compression & tensile strength, Curing

UNIT III TESTING OF HARDENED CONCRETE, ELASTICITY, CREEP AND SHRINKAGE

3.1 Testing of hardened concrete: Compression tests, tension tests, factors affecting strength

3.2 Flexure tests, Splitting Tests, Pull-Out Rest, Non-Destructive Testing methods - Codal provisions for NDT

3.3 Elasticity, creep and shrinkage: modulus of elasticity, dynamic modulus of elasticity, poisson's ratio

3.4 Creep of concrete, Factors influencing creep, Relation between creep & time , Nature of creep, Effects of creep

3.5 Shrinkage, Types of shrinkage

UNIT IV MIX DESIGN AND SPECIAL CONCRETES

4.1 Mix design: Factors in the choice of mix proportions, Durability of concrete

4.2 Quality Control of concrete, Statistical methods, Acceptance criteria, Proportioning of concrete mixes by various methods, BIS method of mix design

4.3 Special concretes: Light weight aggregates, Light weight aggregate concrete, Cellular concrete, No-fines concrete - High density concrete

4.4 Fibre reinforced concrete

4.5 Polymer concrete, Types of Polymer concrete

4.6 High performance concrete, Self compacting concrete

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