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3-Testing of Building Materials

Course Code :1107FTIBVB
Study domain:Construction
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:54
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Wim Van den bergh
Jan Stoop

3. Course contents *

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.