Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Fibrous Concrete and General Characteristics INM 554 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. KEMALETTİN YILMAZ
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Course Objective Commonly used and   The knowledge of the properties of concrete, which has many advantages compared to where they are used, planning, In consideration of these characteristics in the production and usage phase,
the objective is to measure the weak brittleness problem.
Course Content Introduction to concrete and basic knowledge, Fibrous concrete definitions and classifications, Fibrous concrete reinforcements and characteristics, Steel wire, Carbon fiber, Glass fiber, Polymeric fiber, Processing of fibrous concrete, Fibrous concrete matrix characteristics, Fibrous concrete test methods and standards, Fibrous concrete mix design, Fibrous concrete test specimen preparation, Fibrous concrete characteristics, Porosity and permeability, Compressive and tensile strength stress-strain behaviors, Bump resistance, Shrinkage, Creep, Durability, Fibrous concrete testing, result and discussions.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/She explains the characteristics and fiber concretes. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 He/She explains type of fiber used in fiber concretes. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
3 He/She explains the methods of production of fiber concretes. Lecture, Testing,
4 He/She explains behavior to the effect of tensile and compressive of fiber concretes. Lecture, Discussion, Testing,
5 He/She makes the fibrous concrete mix. Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
6 He/She evaluate the test results of fiber concretes. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Basic information about Concrete and cement
2 Fiber aim of producing concrete
3 Matrix properties of fiber concrete
4 Fibers and their properties used in concrete
5 Fibrous concrete production methods
6 Fibrous reinforced concrete testing methods and related standards
7 Porosity and permeabilit in fibrous concrete
8 The stress-strain behavior of pressure effect of in fiber concrete
9 Midterm Exam
10 Fibrous concrete mix designs
11 Preparation of fibrous concrete specimen
12 The stress-strain behavior of tensile effect of in fiber concrete
13 Impact and fatigue strength of the fibrous concrete
14 Shrinkage, creep and durability properties of the fibrous concrete
Course Notes
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 ability to access wide and deep information with scientific researches in the field of Engineering, evaluate, interpret and implement the knowledge gained in his/her field of study X
2 ability to complete and implement “limited or incomplete data” by using the scientific methods. X
3 ability to consolidate engineering problems, develop proper method(s) to solve and apply the innovative solutions to them X
4 ability to develop new and original ideas and method(s), to develop new innovative solutions at design of system, component or process X
5 gain comprehensive information on modern techniques, methods and their borders which are being applied to engineering X
6 ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental based research, analyze and interpret the faced complex issues during the design and apply process X
7 gain high level ability to define the required information and data X
8 ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and to take responsibility to define approaches for complex situations X
9 systematic and clear verbal or written transfer of the process and results of studies at national and international environments X
10 aware of social, scientific and ethical values guarding adequacy at all professional activities and at the stage of data collection, interpretation, and announcement X
11 aware of new and developing application of profession and ability to analyze and study on those applications X
12 ability to interpret engineering application’s social and environmental dimensions and it’s compliance with the social environment
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
1. Performans Görevi (Laboratuvar) 20
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 15 15
Quiz 1 5 5
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 140
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.6
dersAKTSKredisi 6