Civil Engineering Materials and Test Methods

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Civil Engineering Materials and Test Methods

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Outline
    This course will cover the fundamental properties and manufacturing processes of structural materials used in the construction of buildings/bridges with emphasis on cementitious materials. Also, a class will provide students with laboratory exercises consisting of basic standard material testing methods which are developed for the materials discussed in the class

    Course Objective
    At the end of this class students should:
    1. understand properties of common construction materials
    2. understand how the materials are manufactured and used in construction
    3. be able to perform simple material tests required for quality control of construction materials

    Concrete - Microstructure, properties, and materials, 3rd Ed. by P.K. Mehta and P.J.M Monteiro

    To be announced in the class

    ===================================== Academic Integrity ========================================

    Maintaining a high level of academic integrity standard is very important. During the coursework, particular attention should be given to plagiarism. Discussion among students about assignments and projects is encouraged. However, copying another student's work, or letting your work be copied, is unacceptable. More detailed definition of plagiarism can be found at the Korea University Policy for Academic Conduct. Instances of plagiarism will be dealt with in accordance to the Korea University Policy for Academic Conduct. Such instances will be reported to the Head of School, and a record will be kept off the case and penalty given, for future reference.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.