Numerical Analysis

Introduction of Materials used in Construction: Types of materials, Physical properties of materials such as weight density, strength, hardness, durability, workability etc., Chemical, Electrical &Thermal Properties. Stone: Introduction, Classification of stone, Applications, Characteristics of Good Building Stone, Artificial Stones. Cement and Lime: Introduction and Manufacture of Ordinary Portland Cement, Constituents of Cement, Types of Cement, Cement Hydration Properties and Field Quiz of Cement, Special Cements, Introduction and Manufacture of Lime, Setting and Hardening of Lime, Applications of Lime, Comparison of Lime and Cement. Fine and Coarse Aggregate: Definition and Introduction of Aggregates, Mechanical and Physical Properties of Aggregates, Importance and Methods of Grading of Aggregates, Cementations Materials: Introduction about Mortars, Methods of Preparation of Mortars, Properties and Application of Mortars. Concrete: Introduction about Concrete, Components and Manufacture of Concrete, Properties of Concrete, Types of Concrete, Effects of Water and Various Chemicals on Concrete. Ceramics and Bricks: History and Evolution of Ceramics, Manufacture of Ceramics, Properties and Application of Ceramics in Building, History and Evaluation of Bricks, Properties and Application of Bricks, Brick Dimensions, Manufacture and Classification of Bricks. Plastics: Structure of Plastics, Polymer Technology, Types and Properties, Use of Plastics as Construction Material. Glass: Constituents of Glass, Methods of Manufacture, Types, Use and Significance in Civil Engineering, Advantages and Drawbacks. Paints: Objectives and Composition of Paints, Types of paints, Introduction, Objectives and Application of Varnish. Metals: Introduction about Metals, Non- Ferrous Metals: Aluminum , Copper, Zinc , Lead and Nickel, Ferrous Metals; Iron , Cast Iron and Steel, Manufacture of Steel, Types of Steel, Heat Treatment to Steel, Hot and Cold Rolled Steels, Stainless Steel. Miscellaneous Construction Materials: Acoustical material and geo-textiles, Properties and uses of asphalt, bitumen, rubber, cork and asbestos, Laminates and adhesive, Sustainable and futuristic materials. Wood: Structures Of Tree, General Characteristics, Types and Seasoning Of Wood, Preservation Of Wood, Lamination Of Wood.
Text Books:
R.K.Rajput, “Engineering Materials”, Revised 5th Edition 2014, Reprint 2018, S. Chand & Company Ltd. ,ISBN: 978-8121919609
Reference Books:
• K.M.Gupta, Engineering Materials: Research, Applications and Advances, CRC Press, 2015, ISBN-13: 978-1-4822-5798-4,,
• Dr. Janardan Jha, Engineering Materials, Revised 5th Edition, 2011, Khanna Publishers Surendra Singh, Engineering Materials, Revised 5th Edition, 2005, Konark Publisher.

Course Code

MS 203




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