CIVE 285

Civil Engineering Materials

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-1.5-1

Influence of constituent materials on the properties of fresh and hardened concrete. Concrete mix design. Impact of loads and environment on behaviour of concrete. Properties of asphalt cement and properties and design of asphalt concrete. Stresses in flexible and rigid pavements. Pavement failures. Material lifecycles. Use of innovative materials including polymer composites, advantages and limitations.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Civil Engineering offered by the Faculty of Engineering.

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

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