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Civil Engineering (CIVE)

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

CIVE 2700 [0.5 credit]

Civil Engineering Materials

Introduction to material science. Structure of atoms. Crystallography. Crystal Imperfections. Characteristics, behaviour and use of Civil Engineering materials: steel, concrete, asphalt, wood, polymers, composites. Specifications. Physical, chemical and mechanical properties. Quality control and material tests. Fatigue. Corrosion. Applications in construction and rehabilitation of structures.
Prerequisites: CHEM 1000 CHEM 1101 or equivalent, MATH 1004, and PHYS 1004.
Lectures three hours a week, problem analysis and laboratory three hours a week.

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