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Granular materials

Presentation

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


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


Objectives

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...