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Granular materials


Programme (detailed contents):

Definition of the granular materials, their main characterisitics (density, porosity etc)

Cement components, structure of the cement paste, hardened concrete behavior, durability

Lecturer    Tutorials    Labwork    Project
6,25             6,25h           3,5h            2,25h


The student will be able to:
Describe what a granular material is, and is main characteristics
Describe what a cement-based material is, and its behaviour
Identify the threats to which cement-based materials will be exposed, and how to choice their main components accordingly

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...