CEE 503 - Constr Matls Deterioration

Spring 2021

TitleRubricSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Constr Matls DeteriorationCEE503IP56023LCD41000 - 1050 M W F  2310 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg John S Popovics
Constr Matls DeteriorationCEE503ONL59275ONL4 -    John S Popovics

Official Description

Fundamental processes for deterioration mechanisms of infrastructure materials: corrosion of metals including thermodynamics, kinetics, passivity and rate measurements; degradation of cement-based materials including freezing and thawing, ASR, sulfate attack, fire attack and steel reinforcement corrosion; degradation of organic materials including photo-oxidation and ageing. A research literature review exercise related to material degradation. Course Information: Prerequisite: CEE 401 or CEE 405.

Subject Area

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Description

This course examines fundamental processes for deterioration mechanisms of infrastructure materials-- corrosion of metals including thermodynamics, kinetics, passivity and rate measurements; degradation of cement-based materials including freezing and thawing, ASR, sulfate attack, fire attack and steel reinforcement corrosion; and degradation of organic materials including photo-oxidation and ageing.

Credit Hours

4 hours

Prerequisites

Undergraduate degree as well as a course in concrete materials (CEE 401) and asphalt materials (CEE 405).

Last updated

10/22/2014