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Course syllabus B1-CT_C - Concrete Technology (FCE - SS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty of Civil Engineering
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Concrete Technology
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
laboratory/construction practice
2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 5
Recommended semester/trimester:
Civil Engineering - bachelor (compulsory), 4. semester
Civil Engineering (in english language) - bachelor (compulsory), 4. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
Seminar tasks and continuous testing
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students obtain knowledge about properties of components of normal-weight concrete (cements, aggregates, water, admixtures and additives). They will become acquainted with principles of concrete mix design and methods affecting rheological properties of fresh concrete. Great attention is paid to factors affecting properties and durability of hardened concrete (composition, methods of curing, influence of external environmental factors).
Course contents:
•Classification of concrete.
•Properties of cement, aggregate, water, admixtures and additives.
•Concrete mix design.
•Manufacture and properties of fresh concrete.
•Curing of concrete at normal and elevated temperatures.
•Properties and durability of hardened concrete.
Recommended or required reading:
Sika Concrete Handbook -

Language of instruction:
english or english and slovak
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 45

17,8 %
11,1 %37,8 %
20,0 %
13,3 %
0 %
Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Vladimír Pavlík, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
prof. Ing. Stanislav Unčík, PhD. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Last modification:
16. 4. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Stanislav Unčík, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Peter Korčák on 04/16/2019.

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