CIVL 1013 - Portland Cement Concrete, 3 Credits

Level: Lower

This course is an introduction to aggregates and concrete as construction materials. Standard techniques of measurements and computation are presented, and then applied to testing materials. Portland Cement Concrete is studied with emphasis on quality control in the field and preparing the student to reach the level of Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade 1, by the American Concrete Institute. Concrete masonry block is also reviewed as a product of cement.