Theoretical part: The right attitude and method to carry out (standardized) tests will be discussed, with attention to e.g. measurement errors, standards, critical opinion, ...
Practicum: The practical tests will be carried out in a team, with attention to the research aspect of the lab tests, e.g. the selection of correct parameters, research methodology, analysis and evaluation of the test results, etc.
The practical tests wil include:
- (non-) destructive tests on fresh and hardend concrete
- (non-) destructive tests on asphalt
This hands-on lectures will be supported by demonstrations on the use of a hot/coldbox and several on-going research projects. Also an online symposion will be attended.