King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Civil Engineering Department

 

CE 303 Structural Materials (Section 1)

 

Second Semester              2010 (092)

 

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 (8 AM to 10 AM)

                                             

Section

Subject

Date

Lecture Number

Chapter 1

Fundamentals of Concrete

February 20, 2010

1

Chapter 2

Manufacturing of Portland Cement

February 22, 2010

2

Cement Types  and Characteristics of Cements

February 24, 2010

3

Properties of Cements

February 27, 2010

4

Chapter 4

Mixing Water

March 1, 2010

5

Chapter 5

Aggregate Sources

March 3, 2010

6

Tests on aggregates

Characteristics of local aggregates

March 6, 2010

7

March 8, 2010

8

March 10, 2010

9

Chapters 3 and 6

 

Chemical and Mineral Admixtures for Concrete

 

March 13, 2010

10

March 15, 2010

11

Chapter 9

 

Proportioning of concrete mixes

March 17, 2010

12

March 20, 2010

13

March 22, 2010

14

Chapters 10 and 11

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

March 24, 2010

15

March 27, 2010

16

March 29, 2010

17

 

Chapters 16 and 12

Properties of plastic concrete

Curing of concrete

March 31, 2010

18

April 3, 2010

19

April 5, 2010

20

Chapter13

Hot weather concreting

April 7, 2010

21

April 10, 2010

22

Chapter 16

 

Properties of hardened concrete (strength)

April 12, 2010

23

April 14,2010

24

Mid Term Vacation

April 15-23 2010

25

Chapter 16

26

27

Properties of hardened concrete (deformation)

April 24, 2010

28

Handouts

Properties of hardened concrete (permeability)

April 26, 2010

29

Handouts

Reinforcing steel and reinforced concrete

April 28, 2010

30

Handouts

Concrete durability problems (sulfate attack)

May 1, 2010

31

Handouts

Concrete durability problems (reinforcement corrosion)

May 3, 2010

32

Handouts

Concrete durability problems (alkali-aggregate reactions)

May 5, 2010

33

Handouts

Concrete durability problems

May 8, 2010

34


 

 

Handouts

Introduction to repair and maintenance of concrete

May 10, 2010

35

May 12, 2010

36

Handouts

Asphalt Pavements and Types of Asphalt

May 15, 2010

37

May 17, 2010

38

May 19, 2010

39

Handouts

Aggregate and Asphalt Blending

May 22, 2010

40

May 24, 2010

41

Handouts

Asphalt Concrete Mix Design

May 26, 2010

42

May 29, 2010

43

Handouts

 

May 31, 2010

44

Handouts

Steel and Aluminum

June 2, 2010

45

 

June 5, 2010

46

 

Timber

June 7, 2010

47

 

Glass & Plastics

June 9, 2010

48

 

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 31, 2010.

       Second Major Exam:         May 19, 2010.