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CIVE 2700 [0.5 credit] Civil Engineering Materials

Introduction to material science. Structure of atoms. Crystallography. Crystal Imperfections. Characteristics, behaviour and use of Civil Engineering materials: steel, concrete, asphalt, wood, polymers, composites. Specifications. Physical, chemical and mechanical properties. Quality control and material tests. Fatigue. Corrosion. Applications in construction and rehabilitation of structures.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Precludes additional credit for MAAE 2700.
Prerequisite(s): second year status for students in an Engineering program or second year standing in a B.A.S. major in Conservation and Sustainability.
Lectures three hours a week, problem analysis and laboratory three hours a week.