Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester: 6th Branch: Civil Engineering
Subject: Advanced Concrete Technology Code: 320633 (20)
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
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.
Concrete Mix Design
Principles of concrete mix design, Methods of concrete mix design, Testing of 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
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
Concrete Technology – M.L. Gambhir (Tata McGraw Hill)
Concrete Technology – R.S. Varshney (Oxford, IBH Publishers)