Properties and
Production of Concrete

 Syllabus (pdf)
 Powers Spreadsheet (pdf)
Course Notes

 L01 Introduction (slides, handouts, notes)
 L02 Cement Manufacture (slides,
handouts)
 L03 Cement Hydration (slides,
handouts,
notes)
 L04 Structure of Paste (Slides,
handouts)
 L05 Sructure and Porosity (Slides,
handouts)
 L06 Powers Model (Slides,
handouts)
 L07 Supplementary Materials (Slides,
handouts)
 L08 Water (Slides,
handouts)
 L09 Aggregate 1 (Slides,
handouts)
 L10 Aggregate 2 (Slides,
handouts)
 L11 Portland Limestone Cement (Slides,
Handouts)
 L12 Lightweight Aggregate (Slides,
Handouts)
 L13 Propotioning and Exposure Class (Slides,
Handouts)
 L14 Mixture Proportioning (Slides,
Handouts)
 L15 Batching, Mixing, Transporting (Slides,
Handouts)
 L16 Water Reducing Admixtures (Slides,
Handouts)
 L17 Set Modifying Admixtures (Slides,
Handouts)
 L18 Placement (Slides)
 Break
 L20 Self Consolidating Concrete (Slides,
Handouts)
 L21 Mechanical Properties (Slides,
Handouts)
 Review (pdf1, pdf2, sample)
 L22 Elastic Properties (Slides,
Handouts)
 L23 Fracture Properties (Slides, Handouts)
 L24 Fiber Reinforcement (Slides, Handouts)
 L25 NonDestructive Testing (Slides, Handouts)
 L26 Shrinkage (Slides, Handouts)
 L27 Maturity (0303, first 20 minutes of 0305, Slides, Handouts)
 L28 Electrical Properties (slides, handouts)
 L29 Chloride Ingress (slides, handouts)
 L30 Alkali Silica Reaction (slides, handouts)

Homework and Solutions

 Homework #1 (pdf, Due 1/30), Solution (pdf)
 Homework #2 (word, Due
2/13), Solution (pdf)
 Homework #3 (word,
Due 2/27), Solution (pdf)
 Old Exam (this is just for format and
the style and material covered may
be different) (pdf) (pdf)
 Homework #4 (word, Due 3/25), Solution (pdf)
 Homework #5 (pdf, Due 4/17)
 Homework #6 (pdf) optional

