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Building matérials and concretes

Objectives


At the end of this module, the student will have understood and be able to explain (main concepts) :
Characteristics, properties and performances of concretes an other main building materials, in connection with their cheminal, mineralogical composition and the main parameters or formulation, manufacturing and usage.
The student will be able to :
Work out specifications for a building material based on strength, comfort and durability
requirements taking into account technical, economic and environmental factors
Choose a material or a concrete composition answering these specifications.

Form of assessment

The evaluation of outcome prior learning is made as a continuous training during the semester. According ot the teaching, the assessment will be different: as a written exam, an oral exam, a record, a written report, peers review...