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Construction Materials

Construction Materials

Published by uLektz

Course Code:CE6401

Author:uLektz

University: Anna University, Tamil Nadu

Regulation:2013

Categories:Civil

Format : ico_bookePUB3 (DRM Protected)

Type :eBook

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Description :Construction Materials of CE6401 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by Anna University, Tamil Nadu for regulation 2013. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Topics
UNIT I STONES – BRICKS – CONCRETE BLOCKS

1.1 Stone as building material, Criteria for selection, Tests on stones, Deterioration and preservation of stone work

1.2 Bricks, Classification, Manufacturing of clay bricks

1.3 Tests on bricks, Compressive Strength, Water Absorption, Efflorescence

1.4 Bricks for special use

1.5 Refractory bricks

1.6 Cement-Concrete blocks

1.7 Light weight concrete blocks

UNIT II LIME – CEMENT – AGGREGATES – MORTAR

2.1 Lime, Preparation of lime mortar

2.2 Cement, Ingredients

2.3 Manufacturing process

2.4 Types and Grades, Properties of cement and Cement mortar, Hydration

2.5 Compressive Strength, Tensile Strength, Fineness, Soundness and Consistency, Setting Time

2.6 Industrial byproducts, Fly ash

2.7 Aggregates, Natural stone aggregates

2.8 Crushing strength

2.9 Impact strength

2.10 Flakiness Index and Elongation Index

2.11 Abrasion Resistance

2.12 Grading

2.13 Sand Bulking

UNIT III CONCRETE

3.1 Concrete, Ingredients

3.2 Manufacturing Process, Batching plant, RMC

3.3 Properties of fresh concrete, Slump, Flow and compaction Factor

3.4 Properties of hardened concrete

3.5 Compressive, Tensile and shear strength, Modulus of rupture,Tests

3.6 Mix specification

3.7 Mix proportioning

3.8 BIS method

3.9 High Strength Concrete and HPC, Self compacting Concrete

3.10 Other types of Concrete

3.11 Durability of Concrete

UNIT IV TIMBER AND OTHER MATERIALS

4.1 Timber, Market forms, Industrial timber, Plywood, Veneer, Thermacole, Panels of laminates

4.2 Steel

4.3 Aluminium and Other Metallic Materials, Composition, Aluminium composite panel, Uses of aluminum composite panel, Market forms, Mechanical treatment

4.4 Paints

4.5 Varnishes

4.6 Distempers, Bitumens

UNIT V MODERN MATERIALS

5.1 Glass

5.2 Ceramics

5.3 Sealants for joints

5.4 Fibre glass reinforced plastic

5.5 Clay products

5.6 Refractories

5.7 Composite materials, Types, Applications of laminar composites

5.8 Fibre textiles

5.9 Geomembranes and Geotextiles for earth reinforcement

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