King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Civil Engineering Department

 

CE 303 Structural Materials (Section 1)

 

First Semester              2006 (061)

 

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 (9AM to 10 AM)

                                             

Section

Subject

Date

Lecture Number

Chapter 1

Fundamentals of Concrete

September 9, 2006

1

Chapter 2

Manufacturing of Portland Cement

September 11, 2006

2

Cement Types and Characteristics of Cements

September 13, 2006

3

Properties of Cements

September 14, 2006

4

Chapter 4

Mixing Water

September 16, 2006

5

 

Aggregate Sources

September 18, 2006

6

Chapter 5 Handouts

Tests on aggregates

Characteristics of local aggregates

September 20, 2006

7

September 25, 2006

8

September 27, 2006

9

Chapters 3 and 6

Handouts

Chemical and Mineral Admixtures for Concrete

Blended Cements

September 30, 2006

10

October 02, 2006

11

Chapter 9

Handouts

Proportioning of concrete mixes

October 04, 2006

12

October 07, 2006

13

October 09, 2006

14

Chapters 10 and 11

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

October 11, 2006

15

October 28, 2006

16

October 30, 2006

17

 

Chapters 16 and 12

Properties of plastic concrete

Curing of concrete

November 01, 2006

18

November 04, 2006

19

November 06, 2006

20

Chapter13

Hot weather concreting

November 08, 2006

21

November 11, 2006

22

Chapter 16

Handouts

Properties of hardened concrete (strength)

November 13, 2006

23

November 15, 2006

24

November 18, 2006

25

Handouts

Chapter 16

Properties of hardened concrete (deformation)

November 20, 2006

26

November 22, 2006

27

November 25, 2006

28

Handouts

Properties of hardened concrete (permeability)

November 27, 2006

29

Handouts

Reinforcing steel and reinforced concrete

November 29, 2006

30

Handouts

Concrete durability problems (sulfate attack)

December 02, 2006

31

Handouts

Concrete durability problems (reinforcement corrosion)

December 04, 2006

32

Handouts

Concrete durability problems (alkali-aggregate reactions)

December 06, 2006

33

Handouts

Introduction to repair and maintenance of concrete

December 09, 2006

34


 

Handouts

Asphalt Pavements and Types of Asphalt

December 11, 2006

35

December 13, 2006

36

Handouts

Aggregate and Asphalt Blending

December 16, 2006

37

December 18, 2006

38

December 20, 2006

39

Handouts

Asphalt Concrete Mix Design

January 06, 2006

40

January 08, 2006

41

Handouts

Steel and Aluminum

January 10, 2006

42

January 13, 2006

43

Handouts

Timber

January 15, 2006

44

Handouts

Glass & Plastics

January 17, 2006

45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 : October 28, 2006.

Second Major Exam: December 16, 2006