Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Concrete Technology INS437 7 3 + 0 5

Prerequisites To take INS 214 Materials of Construction Course

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Construction Materials
Instructors Assoc.Prof. Turhan BİLİR
Goals Contemporary concrete production equipment, tools and methods to provide information about.
Contents A brief summary of normal concrete, high strength concrete. (production, classification, inspection, maintenance, and quality control). Special concretes (heavy concrete, lightweight concrete, sprayed concrete, vacuum concrete, underwater concrete, solid concrete). Ready-mixed concrete technology, concrete additives and their effects on concrete, cold and hot weather concreting, concrete protection, concrete cracks in the investigation. Concrete vibrators.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Competencies that are required for the production of concrete knowledge about materials and quality.
2 Normal and high strength concrete production, classification, knowledge of the care and quality control.
3 Special types of concrete (heavy concrete, lightweight concrete, shotcrete, vacuum concrete, underwater concrete, fiber concrete) design and production methods.
4 Ready-mixed concrete technology, production and quality control of information about the owner.
5 Knows the general principles of adverse climatic conditions, production of concrete.
6 Knows the general properties of ready-mixed concrete production tools.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lecture
Assessment Methods Mid-term exam, final exam, multiple choice test.

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Portland cement (general characteristics, types, quality requirements) Building material lecture notes revision
2 The general principles of the design of concrete The repetition of the subject of lecture notes sieve analysis Building Materials
3 And properties of mineral admixtures used in concrete technology 1 - Concrete pre-reading technology for the use of industrial waste materials. 2 - Review of the issue of pozzolanic activity
4 Environmental impact classes
5 Concrete design principles)
6 Types of production tools and ready-mix concrete plant
7 The effects of chemical additives used in the production of concrete and concrete properties
8 Fresh concrete properties
9 Advanced properties of hardened concrete
10 The effect of deformation characteristics of hardened concrete and concrete components
11 Internal structure and microstructure of concrete - retention relationships
12 Special design considerations for various types of concrete
13 Principles of quality control and performance evaluation of the concrete at the concrete

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 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
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

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 13 3 39
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 1 45 45
Assignments 1 20 20
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 20 20
Mid-terms 1 6 6
Final examination 1 6 6
Total Work Load (h) 136
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.53
ECTS Credit of the Course 5