Concrete Technology

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Regulation 2021

ISBN978-93-85364-86-0

 UNIT I          CONSTITUENT ATERIALS  

Cement-Different types-Chemical composition and Properties -Tests on cement-IS Specifications- Aggregates-Classification-Mechanical properties and tests as per BIS Grading requirements-Water- Quality of water for use in concrete

 UNIT II      CHEMICAL AND MINERAL ADMIXTURES  

Accelerators-Retarders- Plasticisers- Super plasticizers- Water proofers – Mineral Admixtures like Fly Ash, Silica Fume, Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag and Metakaoline -Their effects on concrete properties

UNIT III      PROPORTIONING OF CONCRETE MIX  

Principles of Mix Proportioning-Properties of concrete related to Mix Design-Physical properties of materials required for Mix Design – Design Mix and Nominal Mix-BIS Method of Mix Design – Mix Design Examples

UNIT IV      FRESH AND HARDENED PROPERTIES OF CONCRETE

Workability-Tests for workability of concrete-Slump Test and Compacting factor Test-Segregation and Bleeding-Determination of Compressive and Flexural strength as per BIS – Properties of Hardened concrete- Stress-strain curve for concrete-Determination of Modulus of elasticity.

 UNIT V        SPECIAL CONCRETES

Light weight concretes – High strength concrete – Fibre reinforced concrete – Ferrocement – Ready mix concrete – SIFCON – Shotcrete – Polymer concrete – High performance concrete- self compacting concrete – Geopolymer Concrete.

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