In this course, the student studies and tests the materials used in the design and construction of civil engineering projects including soil, aggregates, cements, concrete, timber, asphalt, steel, masonry, and special topics (glass or geotextiles). Sources, manufacture, transport, standard tests, best use, and environmental considerations are covered. Lab work involves testing of materials and technical reporting.
School of Engineering and Computing
Civil and Environmental Engineering Technology (CET)
2 hours of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week