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MTE4540 - Cement and concrete

3 points, SCA Band 2, 0.063 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: B Cherry


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


History of inorganic (calcareous) cements. Production of Portland cement and phases in Portland cement clinker. Hydration of Portland cement. Mortars, concrete, aggregates, workability, water/cement ratio. Additives to cement and concrete, pozzolanic materials etc. High strength cement and concrete. Behaviour of concrete after pouring. Reinforced and pre-stressed concrete, fibre reinforced cement and concrete. Corrosion and durability of cement and concrete. Fire resistance of concrete. Special cements and concrete.

Contact hours

25 lectures, practice classes and practical classes