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ENT 131
Construction Materials


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30    Lab Hours:20


Description
Introduction to the fundamental principles of materials commonly used for engineering projects. Emphasis is on the properties and applications of materials such as mineral aggregates, concrete, timber, steel, aluminum, and plastic materials. Students shall complete ASTM and/or AASHTO laboratory test methods of materials. Formerly CET 242.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Distinguish and describe material properties of mineral aggregates.
  • Distinguish and describe material properties of concrete.
  • Distinguish and describe material properties of steel.
  • Distinguish and describe material properties of timber.
  • Distinguish and describe material properties of plastics and other related materials.
  • Distinguish and describe material properties of aluminum
  • Complete laboratory investigations of various materials
  • Write laboratory reports

  • Course Topics
  • Stress-strain relationships
  • Metallic materials
  • Inorganic solids
  • Mineral aggregates
  • Portland cement concrete
  • Asphalt binders
  • Wood materials
  • Plastics and their related composites

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ENT 131
    Winter 2014
    0432
    Ron Rooks, P.E.


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.