FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGCIVIL ENGINEERING

CE447 ADVANCED MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION

Course Code: 5620447
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA TOKYAY
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

The objectives of this course are to provide the students with the knowledge of construction materials in an advanced level (starting from atomic and microstructural level of materials and further analyzing general properties of materials which are used in civil engineering applications).

Course Content

Characteristics of construction materials, deterioration of building materials, ferrous metals and various methods for shaping metals, alloys of metals, steel, structural steel types, non-ferrous metals, precast concrete blocks, brick and tile, wood and wood products, polymers and various adhesives.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, the learner is expected to know the materials which he/she may come across during a construction, their properties and usage in detail.