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Title: Civil Engineering - Building materials and Construction
Department: Civil Engineering
Author: Prof. B. Bhattacharjee
University: IIT Dehi
Type: video
Abstract: SI.No.

Topics

Lecture Hours
1

Functions of buildings and structure in general. Loads on buildings as per IS 875, IS 1893 and NBC. Functional requirements of buildings and necessity of byelaws.


2
2

Role of materials in construction

1 1/2
3

Concrete as a material, its ingredients and Concrete Production Process including prefabrication, modular coordination

3 1/2
4

Cement: Hydration of cement, Chemical reaction, Structure of cement paste, Consistency and setting. Lime and supplementary cementations materials.

2
5

Fresh Concrete: Role of aggregates and water in fresh concrete, workability Test for workability Role of admixtures, Segregation and bleeding.

4
6

Strength of concrete: Role of porosity, w/c ratio, Role of aggregate, aggregate ?mortar interface, Tensile strength, Modulus of elasticity and their tests. NDT

6
7

Durability and long term performance of concrete, Role of mineral admixture, w/c ratio and cement content. Sulphate attack, corrosion of rebar etc, IS 456 requirements.

3
8

Cement, aggregate and water selection for concrete

2
9

Mix design of concrete

3
10

Bricks and mortar and their properties, brick and other masonry construction, Selection of bricks/masonry units and mortar for masonry. Requirements of walls and types of walls. Masonry design requirements as per IS 1905

6
11

Metals with reference to Structural Steel: Structure and its role in properties of steel. Strengthening mechanism in metals. Behaviour in service and corrosion. Uses of metals in civil engineering.

4
12

Plastics and Polymers in construction, admixture paints, sealants and adhesives. Water proofing materials

2
13

Timber and plywood and glasses

2
14

Typical roof construction and foundations, plastering pointing and damp proofing

2
 
   
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