S07syll - GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY School of Civil...

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GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY School of Civil and Environmental Engineering CEE 8813A Materials Science of Concrete Course Syllabus Spring 2007 Instructor: Dr. Kimberly E. Kurtis Lecture: M,W 12-1:30 Office: 315 Mason Classroom: 298 Mason Office Hours: M,W 2-3 + open door Web: www.ce.gatech.edu/~kkurtis/concrete.htm l E-mail: kkurtis@ce.gatech.edu Phone: 404-385-0825 Course Objectives To integrate fundamental science-based concepts with engineering-based design of concrete. To develop a more complete understanding of the relationships between materials selection and mixture proportioning and the multi-scale (nano → macro) structure, behavior, and performance of concrete. To build an awareness of concrete durability issues, and to identify effective material selection, mixture design, and structural design characteristics that promote durability. To develop an appreciation for both historical achievements and advancing technology related to cement and concrete. To integrate research and learning.
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2011 for the course CEE 8813b taught by Professor Kurts during the Spring '07 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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