Concrete : Construction Systems I and II module (CE50018)

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This module includes:

  • Introduction to construction systems
  • Factors influencing mix design and specification
  • Production, delivery and placing of ready-mixed concrete
  • Finishing and curing of concrete
  • Quality Assurance
  • Materials for formwork/specialized systems
  • Evaluation of formwork pressure/striking times
  • Basic formwork design
  • Manufacture of precast concrete
  • Erection and assembly of precast concrete
  • Case studies
  • The design process with reinforced concrete
  • Structural form
  • Materials / stress and resistance of members
  • Joints, connections and constructability
  • Materials and forms of concrete masonry construction
  • Plain concrete masonry design
  • Reinforced concrete masonry design
  • Masonry detailing and construction issues