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Strength and Technology of Materials 1

  • Course Code :
    SCM 213
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Structural Engineering & Construction Management

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Area of Study :

1. Identify the basic properties of Building Materials (Physical - Chemical - Mechanical) properties. 2. Recognize the Standard Specifications & Use the Codes of Practice. SCM 213: Strength & Technology of Materials (1) Page 2 of 6 3. Analyze the behavior of metals under static Tension, Compression, Bending, Shear & Torsion. 4. Identify the different building units from Natural Stones, Masonry, Timber, Lime & Gypsum

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Engineering materials, Standardization, Standard specifications, Codes, Total quality concept, Technical inspection and quality control, Principles of materials science, Concrete technology: constituent materials for reinforced concrete (aggregates, cement, mixing water, admixtures, steel reinforcement), Concrete manufacturing, Mechanics of engineering materials: loads, stresses, strains, elastic constants, failure criteria, Mechanical properties, Testing machines, Strain gages, Calibration, Strength and behavior of materials under static loading (tension, compression, bending, shear, torsion, hardness), Miscellaneous conventional and Non-conventional construction materials and products.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- a1- List the main items of basic properties of building materials
2- a2- Describe the main concept of loads & safety factors in codes
3- a3- Define the main terms of building using stones
4- a4- Describe the main concept of building using timber
5- a5- Explain the principals of building using timber lime & gypsum

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- b6- Assess issues of building using timber lime & gypsum
2- b1- Calculate the values of basic properties of building materials
3- b2- Assess issues of loads & safety factors in codes
4- b3- Calculate the values of behavior of metals under static loads
5- b4- Analyze the system of building using stones
6- b5- Analyze the system of building using masonry

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- c1- Proceed test steps of the behavior of metals under static loads
2- c2- Prepare technical reports for building using stones
3- c3- Prepare technical reports for building using masonry

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- d1- Cooperate and communicate effectively


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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Basic Properties of Building Materials (Physical-Chemical - Mechanical) 5 3 2
loads & safety factors in codes 10 6 4
behavior of metals under static loads 15 9 6
building using stones 10 6 4
building using masonry 10 6 4
building using timber 10 6 4
building using timber lime & gypsum 10 6 4
Revision 5 3 2

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lec.
Discussion
Problem solving
Lab Exper.
Project
Report / Present

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
1st Mid Term Exam 15.00
2nd Mid Term Exam 15.00
Final exam 40.00
lap exper 10.00
quizzes and assignments 10.00
report/present 10.00

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Recommended books :

- "Materials for Civil and Construction Engineering", John P. Prentice Hall, 2005

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