Advanced Topics in the Science and Technology of Concrete

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Advanced Topics in the Science and Technology of Concrete.

International experts on concrete science will give brief lectures to highlight advanced topics based on their own research. This will introduce the student to new research fields and learn more than what is usually covered in courses on concrete technology.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Research scholars and scientists working in the areas of concrete science and technology

What Will You Learn?

  • Week 1: Guest lecture on Calcium Sulphoaluminate Cement, by Prof. Piyush Chaunsali, IIT Madras. Guest lectures on Micro-structural characterisation of cementitious materials, Prof. Karen Scrivener, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Week 2: Closed-loop testing of concrete. Guest lectures on Performance of Fiber reinforced materials: Historic prospective and glance into the future, by Prof. Surendra P. Shah, Northwestern University
  • Week 3:Durability parameters of concrete. Sulphate attack. Guest lectures on Development and performance approach for durability and service life production for structures, by Prof. Mark Alexander, Univ. of Cape Town
  • Week 4: Corrosion of steel reinforcement in concrete. Life cycle assessment of concrete.

Course Content

Advanced Topics in the Science and Technology of Concrete

  • L1 Calcium sulfoaluminate cement based binder Properties and application
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  • Bond Test of Strand-concrete System
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  • Tension Test of 7-wire Steel Strand
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  • Performance of Fiber reinforced materials: Historic prospective and glance in future
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  • Ultra-High performance concrete (UHPC): Material design and properties – Part 1
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  • Ultra-High performance concrete (UHPC): Material design and properties – Part 2
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  • Closed-Loop testing – Part 1
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  • Closed-Loop testing – Part 2
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  • L2a Micro structural characterisation of cementitious materials – Part 1
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  • L2b Micro structural characterisation of cementitious materials – Part 2
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  • Strain Softening Response of Concrete Under Uniaxial Compression
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  • Colorimetric Test to Assess Carbonation Resistance in Concrete
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  • Chloride induced corrosion and service life of reinforced concrete structures Part -1
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  • Chloride induced corrosion and service life of reinforced concrete structures Part -2
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  • Corrosion Control and Cathodic Protection of Steel Reinforcement: Past, Present, and Future
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  • LCA of Cement and Concrete – Part 1
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  • LCA of Cement and Concrete – Part 2
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  • Experiments on Durability Index
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  • Introduction to concrete durability
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  • Sulphate attack of concrete
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  • Development and Performance Approach for Durability and Service Life Production for Structures
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  • L2c Micro structural characterisation of cementitious materials – part 3
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