Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Special Concretes INM 426 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. KEMALETTİN YILMAZ
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Course Objective Introducing students to technology, production and usage areas of specials concretes. Giving advantages of these concretes according to usage area and their special properties
Course Content Classification of special concretes; lightweight aggregate concretes, aerated and foamed concretes. No-fines concrete. High density concrete. High strength and high performance concretes. Roller compacted concrete. Polymer-Portland Cement Concrete. Ferrocement. Fiber Reinforced Concrete, Reactive powder concretes, Self compacting concretes
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 It interprets to advantages of common usage of concrete Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 It explains to the reasons that special concretes are distinguished from regular concretes Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 It interprets to the discrepancies to lightweight concretes and massive concretes from regular concretes Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 It explains to compounds, properties, advantages and productions of steel fibre concretes Lecture, Group Study, Oral Exam, Performance Task,
5 It makes to production and design of self compacting concretes Discussion, Lab / Workshop, Homework, Performance Task,
6 It defines to visible surface pressure concretes and decorative concretes Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
7 It knows to production and structure of reactive powder concretes Discussion, Group Study, Homework, Performance Task,
8 It knows to the area of usage and properties of high performance concretes Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
9 It evaluates to industrial concretes (road, airport runway, industrial areas) Discussion, Group Study, Homework, Performance Task,
10 It knows to advantages of usage of polimer resin concretes Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
11 It comprehens general properties of high performance fibre composites Discussion, Group Study, Homework, Performance Task,
12 It knows to casting and production of underwater concretes Lecture, Homework,
13 Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The introduction and Classification of special concretes
2 Lightweight and heavyweight aggregate concretes
3 Spreying concretes
4 Aerated and foamed concretes
5 Steel fibre reinforced concretes
6 High strength and high performance concretes
7 Self compacting concretes
8 Reactive powder concretes
9 Polymer-Portland Cement Concrete
10 Industrial area concretes
11 High performance fiber reinforced composites
12 High performance fiber reinforced composites
13 Underwater concretes
14 Surface defects and problems
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Comprehend science and advanced mathematics subjects fundamental to engineering; An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to solve civil engineering problems X
2 An ability to analyze and model civil engineering systems specific problems, identify and define the appropriate requirements for their solutions.
3 An ability to design, implement and evaluate a civil engineering systems, component, process or program that meets specified requirements.
4 Use the techniques, skills, and modern tools of engineering effectively and correctly in engineering practice
5 An ability to gather/acquire, analyze, interpret data and make decisions to understand civil engineering problems X
6 An ability to work effectively in inter- and in-disciplinary teams or individually.
7 An ability to communicate effectively in Turkish and English.
8 Recognition of the need for, and the ability to access information, to follow recent developments in science and technology and to engage in life-long learning.
9 An understanding of professional, legal, ethical and social issues and responsibilities related to computer engineering. X
10 Skills in project and risk management, awareness about importance of entrepreneurship, innovation and long-term development, and recognition of international standards and methodologies.
11 An understanding about the impact of Civil  Engineering solutions in a global, environmental, societal and legal context while making decisions.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 20
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 30
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 8 8
Project / Design 1 10 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 12 12
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 130
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.2
dersAKTSKredisi 5