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CIE308 Construction Materials

[3–0, 3 cr.]

Introduction to the geological origins of construction materials and the effects of geological processes. General considerations on the use of materials in construction, required properties, selection, testing, design, and quality control of civil engineering materials. Design and testing of ordinary Portland cement concrete, asphaltic concrete, masonry, steel, and wood construction; overview of composites and other materials in civil engineering.

Pre-requisite: CIE202 Mechanics of Materials and COE201 Computer Proficiency.