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Building Materials and Construction. Instructor: Prof. B. Bhattacharjee, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Delhi.

This course deals with topics: functions of buildings and structures, types of loads on structures, functional requirements of buildings, and role of materials in construction. Concrete as a material, its ingredients and Concrete Production Process including prefabrication, modular coordination; Cement: Hydration of cement, Chemical reaction, Structure of cement paste, Consistency and setting; Fresh Concrete: Role of aggregates and water in fresh concrete, workability Test for workability Role of admixtures, Segregation and bleeding; Strength of concrete: Role of porosity, Role of aggregate, aggregate-mortar interface, Tensile strength, Modulus of elasticity and their tests; Durability and long term performance of concrete, Role of mineral admixture; Mix design of concrete: Bricks and mortar and their properties, brick and other masonry construction; Metals with reference to Structural Steel: Structure and its role in properties of steel; Plastics and Polymers in construction, admixture paints, sealants and adhesives; Timber and plywood and glasses; Typical roof construction and foundations. (from nptel.ac.in)

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – Functions of Buildings Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – Role of Materials in Construction Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – Concrete Material Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – Concrete Production Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – Concrete Production (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – Concrete: Production Pumping, Placing Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – Concrete: Production Curing Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – Cement: Hydration Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – Cement and Cementitious Material Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – Fresh Concrete Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – Fresh Concrete: Role Mix Parameters Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – Fresh Concrete: Role of Admixtures Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – Fresh Concrete: Segregation Bleeding Unlimited
  • Lecture 14 – Strength of Concrete I Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – Strength of Concrete II Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – Strength of Concrete III Unlimited
  • Lecture 17 – Mechanical Properties of Concrete Unlimited
  • Lecture 18 – Mechanical Properties of Concrete (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 19 – Strength of Concrete: Non-destructive Evaluation Unlimited
  • Lecture 20 – Durability of Concrete I Unlimited
  • Lecture 21 – Durability of Concrete II Unlimited
  • Lecture 22 – Durability of Concrete III Unlimited
  • Lecture 23 – Cement Aggregate and Water Selection Unlimited
  • Lecture 24 – Mix Design of Concrete Unlimited
  • Lecture 25 – Mix Design of Concrete: IS Method Unlimited
  • Lecture 26 – Mix Design of Concrete: British (DOE) Method Unlimited
  • Lecture 27 – Masonry: Materials Unlimited
  • Lecture 28 – Masonry: Walls Unlimited
  • Lecture 29 – Masonry: Walls; Resistance Unlimited
  • Lecture 30 – Masonry: Walls; Resistance (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 31 – Walls: Functional Performances Unlimited
  • Lecture 32 – Walls: Defects and Durability Unlimited
  • Lecture 33 – Metals: Fundamentals Unlimited
  • Lecture 34 – Metals and Iron Systems Unlimited
  • Lecture 35 – Steel: Uses in Construction Unlimited
  • Lecture 36 – Steel: Uses in Rebar Unlimited
  • Lecture 37 – Polymer in Construction Unlimited
  • Lecture 38 – Polymer in Construction: Uses Unlimited
  • Lecture 39 – Glass and Timber: Glass Unlimited
  • Lecture 40 – Glass and Timber: Timber Unlimited
  • Lecture 41 – Roof and Floor Construction Unlimited

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