King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Civil Engineering Department

 

CE 303 Structural Materials (Section 1)

 

Second Semester              2006 (052)

 

Text: Kosmatka, S.H. and Panarese, W.C., Design and Control of Concrete Mixture, 14th Edition, Portland Cement Association, Skokie, Illinois, 2002

Prerequisite:  CE 203

 

Faculty:           Dr. Salah Uthman Al-Dulaijan  Office: 15-5416                       

Tel. #: 2850 e-mail: sud@kfupm.edu.sa

Office Hours:  Sat, Mon, Wed (7AM to 9 AM)

                                             

Section

Subject

Date

Lecture Number

Chapter 1

Fundamentals of Concrete

February 13, 2006

1

Chapter 2

Manufacturing of Portland Cement

February 15, 2006

2

Cement Types and Characteristics of Cements

February 16, 2006

3

Properties of Cements

February 18, 2006

4

Chapter 4

Mixing Water

February 20, 2006

5

 

Aggregate Sources

February 22, 2006

6

Chapter 5 Handouts

Tests on aggregates

Characteristics of local aggregates

February 25, 2006

7

February 27, 2006

8

March 01, 2006

9

Chapters 3 and 6

Handouts

Chemical and Mineral Admixtures for Concrete

Blended Cements

March 04, 2006

10

March 06, 2006

11

Chapter 9

Handouts

Proportioning of concrete mixes

March 08, 2006

12

March 11, 2006

13

March 13, 2006

14

Chapters 10 and 11

Batching, mixing, handling, placing, and finishing of concrete

March 15, 2006

15

March 18, 2006

16

March 20, 2006

17

 

Chapters 16 and 12

Properties of plastic concrete

Curing of concrete

March 22, 2006

18

March 25, 2006

19

March 27, 2006

20

Chapter13

Hot weather concreting

March 29, 2006

21

April 01, 2006

22

Chapter 16

Handouts

Properties of hardened concrete (strength)

April 03, 2006

23

April 05, 2006

24

April 08, 2006

25

Handouts

Chapter 16

Properties of hardened concrete (deformation)

April 10, 2006

26

April 12, 2006

27

April 15, 2006

28

Handouts

Properties of hardened concrete (permeability)

April 17, 2006

29

Handouts

Reinforcing steel and reinforced concrete

April 19, 2006

30

Handouts

Concrete durability problems (sulfate attack)

April 22, 2006

31

Handouts

Concrete durability problems (reinforcement corrosion)

April 24, 2006

32

Handouts

Concrete durability problems (alkali-aggregate reactions)

April 26, 2006

33

Handouts

Introduction to repair and maintenance of concrete

April 29, 2006

34


 

Handouts

Asphalt Pavements and Types of Asphalt

May 01, 2006

35

May 03, 2006

36

Handouts

Aggregate and Asphalt Blending

May 06, 2006

37

May 08, 2006

38

May 10, 2006

39

Handouts

Asphalt Concrete Mix Design

May 13, 2006

40

May 15, 2006

41

Handouts

Steel and Aluminum

May 17, 2006

42

May 20, 2006

43

Handouts

Timber

May 22, 2006

44

Handouts

Glass & Plastics

May 24, 2006

45

 

Review

May 27, 2006

46

 

Grade Distribution:

Laboratory experiments (report & exam.) =          25%

Home work, attendance, quizzes =          10%    

First Major Exam. =          20%

Second Major Exam. =          20%

Final Exam. =          25%

                                                                                   

 

 Note:

        The University regulations regarding excessive absence will be strictly adhered to in this course.

       (9 unexcused absence → DN grade). Each missed class without excuse, a deduction of 0.5 point of the final mark will be applies.

 

        Each homework MUST be submitted according to the Standard Format with a cover page.

        Laboratory reports MUST be prepared according to the format to be explained in the Lab., and MUST be submitted on time.

        First Major Exam : March 22, 2006.

Second Major Exam: April 24, 2006