CE8311-CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS LABORATORY Syllabus 2017 Regulation

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CE8311-CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS LABORATORY Syllabus 2017 Regulation

CE8311-CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS LABORATORY Syllabus 2017 Regulation

CE8311 CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS LABORATORY                                         L T P C
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OBJECTIVE:

  • To facilitate the understanding of the behavior of construction materials.

I. TEST ON FINE AGGREGATES 15

1. Grading of fine aggregates
2. Test for specific gravity and test for bulk density
3. Compacted and loose bulk density of fine aggregate

II. TEST ON COARSE AGGREGATE 15

1. Determination of impact value of coarse aggregate
2. Determination of elongation index
3. Determination of flakiness index
4. Determination of aggregate crushing value of coarse aggregate

III. TEST ON CONCRETE 15

1. Test for Slump
2. Test for Compaction factor
3. Test for Compressive strength – Cube & Cylinder
4. Test for Flexural strength

IV. TEST ON BRICKS AND BLOCKS 15

1. Test for compressive strength of bricks and blocks
2. Test for Water absorption of bricks and blocks
3. Determination of Efflorescence of bricks
4. Test on tiles

TOTAL: 60 PERIODS

OUTCOME:

  • The students will have the required knowledge in the area of testing of construction materials and components of construction elements experimentally.

REFERENCES:

1. Construction Materials Laboratory Manual, Anna University, Chennai-600 025.
2. IS 4031 (Part 1) – 1996 – Indian Standard Method for determination of fineness by
drysieving.
3. IS 2386 (Part 1 to Part 6) – 1963 – Indian Standard methods for test for aggregate for
concrete
4. IS 383– 1970 Indian Standard specification for coarse and fine aggregates from natural
sources for concrete.

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