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Construction Materials Testing Fundamentals CIVL 1580

Civil Engineering Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Familiarizes students with lab and testing procedures for testing construction materials. Topics include sieve analysis, relative density, compaction tests, Atterberg limits, and soil classification.

Credits

2.5

Cost

$678.92

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of CIVL 1580 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 68110

Duration

Thu Apr 14 - Thu Jun 16 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 68110
  • $678.92
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 14 - Jun 16 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

David Janeway

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$678.92

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Instructional sessions are delivered through a live interactive web-lecture through online course portal (BCIT Learning Hub) by industry subject matter expert instructors. This course will run for 10 classes. For more info visit: commons.bcit.ca/civiltech/
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful cmpletion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamental differences between asphalt cement concrete and Portland cement concretes and where each might be used.
  • Describe the physical properties of key pavement materials, tests used to measure these properties, and construction operations required to produce these materials.
  • Explain the basics of hot mix and Portland cement concrete mix design and their various components.
  • Identify and describe typical tests used to measure quality and contract compliance; and evaluate and recommend the best use of Soils, Aggregate, HMA, PCC.
  • Acquire and prepare samples of construction materials for testing.
  • General Understanding of the Unified Soils Classification System, sieve analysis, relative density, Atterberg limits and compaction tests following the applicable testing procedures as specified by CSA and ASTM.

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

Construction Materials Testing Fundamentals (CIVL 1580) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Engineering Materials Testing
    Statement of Completion Part-time
  2. Civil Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Civil Technology
    Certificate Part-time

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