Course offered by Dr. Dave in Spring 2015; Spring 2017 and Spring 2019.
Basic properties of hydraulic cements and mineral aggregates, and their interactions in the properties of plastic and hardened concrete; modifications through admixtures; production handling and placement problems; specifications; quality control and acceptance testing; lightweight, heavyweight, and other special concretes.
To gain knowledge on the topic of Portland cement concrete with...
Course offered by Dr. Dave in Spring 2016 and Spring 2018.
Specification of asphalt cements, aggregates and proportioning of mixture constituents for paving applications. Asphalt mixture design methods, production, construction, and quality control are discussed. Current and new material production and construction technologies are introduced
To gain knowledge on the topic of asphalt mixtures with focus on manufacture of asphalt binder,...
Course Offered by Dr Dave in Fall 2015; Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.
Structural properties and applications of the various materials used in civil engineering projects, including steel, cement, mineral aggregates, concrete, timber, and bituminous materials. Microstructure and properties of common metals, plastics, and ceramics.
To develop a basic understanding of the structural properties of Portland cement concrete, asphalt concrete, steel and related...