Credits: 5

Schedule: 24.02.2020 - 08.04.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Prof. Jouni Punki
Stuff Scientist, Fahim Al-Neshawy, D.Sc.

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify the possible production methods of concrete structures
  2. Identify the different forming systems, reinforcement systems, placing, curing and finishing of site-cast concrete
  3. Illustrate the precast concrete fabrication process
  4. Apply the practical concreting technologies under extreme environmental production conditions
  5. Assess the quality control of concrete production

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to concrete production
  • On site concrete production
  • Precast concrete manufacturing
  • Concreting under extreme environmental condition
  • Quality control of concrete production

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The grading scale for course is: 5 (highest); 4; 3; 2; 1 (lowest passing grade); 0 (failed).
The course outcome assessment includes:
a) Attending expert lectures, excursions and learning diaries - 12% of the final grade
b) Group assignment and seminar presentation - 18% of the final grade
c) Final exam - 70% of the final grade

The course grading: (Final exam 70%) +  (Learning diaries and assignment 30%)

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Student workload include (i) attending the lectures and the course excursions, (ii) group assignment work and report (group work) and (iii) self-study work.

ECTS Credit of the course 5 cr
Total workload (Hours) = 5*27 = 135h

  • 24 h lectures, seminars and excursions
  • 20 h Learning diaries
  • 34 h Group assignment
  • 54 h Individual studies
  • 03 h Final exam

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Recommended readings:
- [in English] M L Gambhir. Concrete Technology: Theory and Practice 
                       - Chapter 01 – Concrete as construction materials
                  - Chapter 09 – Quality control of concrete
                  - Chapter 11 – Production of concrete
                       -
Chapter 12 - Concrete under extreme environmental condition

- [in Finnish] BY 201 Betonitekniikan oppikirja 2004. Julkaisijat: Suomen Betoniyhdistys r.y. Kustantaja: BY-koulutus Oy.

- Course lectures notes and handout

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

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Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

- CIV-E1010 Building Materials Technology 5 op
- CIV-E2020 Concrete Technology L, 5 op

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The grading scale for course is: 5 (highest); 4; 3; 2; 1 (lowest passing grade); 0 (failed).

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://oodi.aalto.fi

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