Civil Engineering materials and construction (CV100)

Course Name: 

Civil Engineering materials and construction (CV100)






Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4


Traditional materials : stone, brick, tiles-roofing and flooring, steel, timber, lime, cement, their
manufacture, properties and codal requirements. Mortar, cement concrete, properties, specifications and
tests for quality control. Reinforced concrete, fibre reinforced concrete and ferrocement applications.
Paints, enamels, varnishes, tar, bitumen, asphalt, properties and use. Modern materials: plastics, rubber,
polymer, fibre reinforced plastics, manufacture, properties and use. Introduction to composites and smart
Building Construction: Foundations; Stone Masonry - Random rubble and Ashlar,; Brick Masonry -Rules
for bonding, stretcher and header bonds and English Bond for 1 and 1 V brick thickness,; Doors and
Windows; RCC Stairs and design of a dog-legged stair; Pitched Roofs and Simple Trusses; RC
Constructions - Lintels and sunshades, beams and one-way and two-way slabs.


S.K. Duggal, Building Materials, Oxford & IBH publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi 2000 M.S. Shetty, Cement Technology, Theory and Practice, S.C. Chand & Co. Ltd., 2002B.C.Punmia, Building Construction


Civil Engineering

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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