Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Construction Materials INS214 4 3 + 1 4

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. Turhan BİLİR
Instructors Assoc.Prof. Turhan BİLİR
Goals To recoginize the engineering properties pf construction materials for being able to use these properties to design.
Contents Binding materials, pozzolans, lime, plaster, Portland cement, concrete, aggregates and properties of fresh and hardened concrete properties, concrete material, persistence, time-dependent deformation of concrete, concrete design principles, production and quality control of concrete, concrete admixtures, special types of concrete .
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Has detailed technical information about binding materials (air connectors and hydraulic binders).
2 Has detailed technical information about Concrete material components (cement, water, aggregates, mineral and chemical additives).
3 Has knowledge of the standard tests of building materials.
4 Can select resistance to environmental conditions and by a variety of suitable materials for the production of concrete (cement, aggregates, additives).
5 Knows several concrete design principles for the environmental impact at the level of the desired strength conditions.
6 Has knowledge about fresh concrete (curing). Knows the methods of protection at the construction site.
7 Has information on the parameters that affect the properties of hardened concrete.
8 Has general information about the types of special concretes. Can select a special type of concrete, depending on the design.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lecture, question and answer, discussion, laboratory applications.
Assessment Methods Written exam, multiple choice test.



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Binding materials and their general properties
2 Portland cements, cement production, properties of cement
3 Cement experimental tests should read about related standards and course materials.
4 Aggregates should read about related standards and course materials.
5 Aggregates
6 Aggregate tests. should read about related standards and course materials.
7 General properties of concrete, Strentgh test should read about related standards and course materials.
8 General properties od fresh concrete should read about related standards and course materials.
9 Concrete mixture design should read about related standards and course materials.
10 Durability of concrete should read about related standards and course materials.
11 Other properties of hardened concrete
12 Mechanical behaviour of hardened concrete (Stress-strain behaviour)
13 Concrete admixtures should read about related standards and course materials.
14 Statiscal analysis of compresive stregth test results, destructive and nondestructive testing. should read about related standards and course materials.



Sources
Textbook Beton, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Mühendislik Fakültesi Yayınları No:334, 11 yazarlı komisyon. kitabı temel alınarak hazırlanan ders sunumlarının pdf çıktıları ders notu niteliğindedir.
Additional Resources 1-Beton, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Mühendislik Fakültesi Yayınları No:334, 11 yazarlı komisyon. 2- Prof. Dr. Bülent Baradan, "Yapı Malzemesi II", Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Mühendislik Fakültesi Yayınları, No.226, İzmir,2004. 3- Erdoğan T.Y., "Beton", ODTÜ Geliştirme Vakfı Yayıncılık ve İletişim A.Ş. Yayını, Ankara, 2003. 4- Prof.Dr. Süheyl Akman, -“Yapı Malzemeleri”, İTÜ Yayınları No:1336, 1987 5- “Malzeme Bilimi”, Prof.Dr. Kaşif Onaran, Çağlayan Kitabevi, 1988 6- “Yapı Malzemesi Problemleri”, Prof. Bekir Postacıoğlu, Çağlayan Kitabevi, 1975. 7- “Properties of Concrete” Neville A.M., Fouth Edition, Longman Limited, 1997, England.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 80
Assignments 5 10
Laboratory 4 10
In-Term Total 10 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 50
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 50
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the sufficient background on mathematics, science and engineering in his own branch. x
2 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions. x
3 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques. x
4 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design. x
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications. x
6 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings. x
7 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams. x
8 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources. x
9 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously. x
10 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License. x
11 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 13 3 39
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Assignments 2 5 10
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 5 5
Projects 1 5 5
Laboratory 8 2 16
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Final examination 1 4 4
Total Work Load (h) 125
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.17
ECTS Credit of the Course 4