CSVTU, B.E. VI Semester, CIVIL Engineering,Advanced Concrete Technology Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester: 6th  Branch: Civil Engineering

Subject: Advanced Concrete Technology Code: 320633 (20)

Unit 1

Concrete Making Materials

Aggregates classification, IS Specifications, Properties, Grading, Methods of combining aggregates, specified

gradings, Testing of aggregates, Types of Fibers.

Cement, Grade of cement, Chemical composition, Testing of concrete, Hydration of cement, Structure of

hydrated cement, Special cements

Unit 2

Properties of Concrete and Admixtures

Properties of fresh concrete, Hardened concrete, Strength, Elastic properties, Creep and shrinkage, Variability

of concrete strength.

Water Chemical admixtures, Mineral admixture.

Unit 3

Concrete Mix Design

Principles of concrete mix design, Methods of concrete mix design, Testing of concrete.

Unit 4

Special Concrete

Light weight concrete, Fly ash concrete, Fibre reinforced concrete, Polymer Concrete, Super plasticised

concrete, Epoxy resins and screeds for rehabilitation – Properties and Applications – High performance


Unit 5

Concreting Methods

Process of manufacturing of concrete, methods of transportation, placing and curing – Extreme weather

concreting, special concreting methods, Vacuum dewatering – underwater concrete, special from work.

Name of Text Books:

Properties of Concrete – Neville, A.M., (Pitman Publishing Limited, London)

Concrete Technology – Shetty M.S., (S.Chand and Company Ltd. Delhi)

Name of Reference Books:

Light Weight Concrete Academic Kiado – Rudhani G. (Publishing Home of Hungarian Academy of

Sciences, 1963)

Concrete Technology – M.L. Gambhir (Tata McGraw Hill)

Concrete Technology – R.S. Varshney (Oxford, IBH Publishers)

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