Course Description

Course Name

Civil Engineering Materials and Test Methods

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course Outline
This course will cover the fundamental properties and manufacturing processes of structural materials used in the construction of buildings/bridges with emphasis on cementitious materials. Also, a class will provide students with laboratory exercises consisting of basic standard material testing methods which are developed for the materials discussed in the class

Course Objective
At the end of this class students should:
1. understand properties of common construction materials
2. understand how the materials are manufactured and used in construction
3. be able to perform simple material tests required for quality control of construction materials

Concrete - Microstructure, properties, and materials, 3rd Ed. by P.K. Mehta and P.J.M Monteiro

To be announced in the class

===================================== Academic Integrity ========================================

Maintaining a high level of academic integrity standard is very important. During the coursework, particular attention should be given to plagiarism. Discussion among students about assignments and projects is encouraged. However, copying another student's work, or letting your work be copied, is unacceptable. More detailed definition of plagiarism can be found at the Korea University Policy for Academic Conduct. Instances of plagiarism will be dealt with in accordance to the Korea University Policy for Academic Conduct. Such instances will be reported to the Head of School, and a record will be kept off the case and penalty given, for future reference.

*Course content subject to change