MINT 106 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Concrete Technology
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
MINT 106
Spring
4
0
4
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Short Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The physical and mechanical properties of concrete which is the most commonly used construction material in the world will be focused within the scope of course. Initially, students will gain the basic knowledge about the ingredients of concrete and mixture proportioning methods. At the second stage of this course basic information on quality control of concrete will be presented.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Wiil be able to define the basic properties related to the ingredients of concrete.
  • Wiil be able to describe the concepts used in the terminology of fresh and hardened concrete.
  • Wiil be able to implement test methods used in the quality control of concrete ingredients.
  • Wiil be able todifferentiate the types of cements and concrete classes.
  • Wiil be able to create a table of sieve analysis of results of aggregate by using the experimental data
Course Content Concrete, aggregate , cement, Binding materials.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Binding materials (pozzolans, lime, gypsum) Beton, Bülent Baradan, Halit Yazıcı, Serdar Aydın, DEÜ Yayınları, İzmir. Bölüm 2
2 Portland cement Beton, Bülent Baradan, Halit Yazıcı, Serdar Aydın, DEÜ Yayınları, İzmir. Bölüm 3
3 General properties of cements and testing methods Beton, Bülent Baradan, Halit Yazıcı, Serdar Aydın, DEÜ Yayınları, İzmir. Bölüm 3
4 Grading of aggregates and definitions Beton, Bülent Baradan, Halit Yazıcı, Serdar Aydın, DEÜ Yayınları, İzmir. Bölüm 4
5 The physical and mechanical properties of aggregates Beton, Bülent Baradan, Halit Yazıcı, Serdar Aydın, DEÜ Yayınları, İzmir. Bölüm 4
6 Principles of concrete mixture design
7 Concrete admixtures Beton, Bülent Baradan, Halit Yazıcı, Serdar Aydın, DEÜ Yayınları, İzmir. Bölüm 6
8 Midterm Exam Beton, Bülent Baradan, Halit Yazıcı, Serdar Aydın, DEÜ Yayınları, İzmir. Bölüm 6
9 Principles of fresh concrete Beton, Bülent Baradan, Halit Yazıcı, Serdar Aydın, DEÜ Yayınları, İzmir. Bölüm 7
10 Concrete production, Midterm Exam Beton, Bülent Baradan, Halit Yazıcı, Serdar Aydın, DEÜ Yayınları, İzmir. Bölüm 8
11 Properties of hardened concrete Beton, Bülent Baradan, Halit Yazıcı, Serdar Aydın, DEÜ Yayınları, İzmir. Bölüm 12
12 Shrinkage and stress-strain behaviour of concrete Beton, Bülent Baradan, Halit Yazıcı, Serdar Aydın, DEÜ Yayınları, İzmir. Bölüm 15
13 Statistical quality control of concrete production Beton, Bülent Baradan, Halit Yazıcı, Serdar Aydın, DEÜ Yayınları, İzmir. Bölüm 18
14 Durability of concrete and special concretes Beton, Bülent Baradan, Halit Yazıcı, Serdar Aydın, DEÜ Yayınları, İzmir. Bölüm 17
15 Evaluation of semester
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Beton, Bülent Baradan, Halit Yazıcı, Serdar Aydın, DEÜ Yayınları, İzmir.

Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
18
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
1
12
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
4
64
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
1
2
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
15
Final Exam
1
25
    Total
148

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have knowledge on fundamental theories, concepts, methods and tools in the construction technology field

X
2

To be able to interpret the gained information related to the field and to be able to apply technologies 

X
3

To transfer, orally and written, the suggested solutions of the problems related to the field

X
4

To be able to control and certificate products related to the field

X
5

To be able to identify problems related to field and to be able to find solutions

X
6

To be able to carry on projects related to the field or to be able to take responsibility for these projects

X
7

To work efficiently and effectively, to learn how to be a team member as an individual by taking responsibilities; to be open minded, constructive, open to criticism and to have self confidence

X
8

To know and obey the rules of business ethics, and to act according to social, scientific and ethical values under any circumstances such as data collection, evaluation, announcement and application

X
9

To be able to monitor the developments in the field and to communicate with colleagues by using English at least at a level of European Language Portfolio A2 General Level

10

To have sufficient ability to use computer programs with information and communication technologies for the construction technology field

X
11

To be able to evaluate the gained information and abilities by using a critical approach; to comprehend lifelong learning strategy, to renew and improve the existing knowledge

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest