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CIVL 2123 - Concrete Technology

Civil Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course presents the basic knowledge required to select materials for concrete production, design a concrete mix, and conduct quality control tests on concrete. Topics include cements, water/cement ratio, admixtures, concrete properties, manufacturing, placing, finishing, curing, and inspection techniques as per CSA A23.1 and A23.2. This course includes a laboratory component.

Prerequisite(s)

CIVL 1580

Credits

2.5

Cost

$651.47

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 63371

Mon Apr 09 - Mon Jun 18 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 18 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2695

Instructor

Aiden Kiani

Course Outline

Cost

$651.47

Notes

  1. There will be a total of 10 classes. There will be no class on Monday, May 21, 2018, Victoria Day Statutory Holiday.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to;

  • Differentiate between the types of Portland cement.
  • Describe the Portland cement hydration process.
  • Explain the use of supplementary cementing materials and chemical admixtures.
  • Determine constituent material proportions for standard Portland cement concrete mixtures.
  • Describe the basic procedures involved in batching, mixing, transporting and handling Portland cement concrete.
  • Describe the basic procedures involved in placing and finishing Portland cement concrete.
  • Identify appropriate curing procedures, particularly during hot- or cold-weather conditions, for Portland cement concrete.
  • Perform laboratory tests on Portland cement concrete samples to assess conformance with applicable specifications.
  • Describe the effect of water/cement ratio and curing methods on concrete strength.

Effective as of Winter 2015

Related Programs

CIVL 2123 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Civil Technology
    Part-time   Certificate

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