Information for research students about course offerings
Content and learning outcomes
Cementitious materials, hydration mechanisms, properties of aggregates, mix design and admixtures. The effects from each basic material on mixed concrete and other cement based materials. Cementitious materials co-operation with the environment. Durability, repair methods and life-time design.
Intended learning outcomes
The course gives a deep understanding of concrete as a composite material, its properties in the fresh, young and hardened states. The effects from the various basic materials are studied and also how these can be varied to produce concrete and other cement based materials with prescribed properties.
Literature and preparations
Background knowledge corresponding to the courses:
AF2101 Concrete Structures 7,5 hp
AF1301 Building Materials, Basic Course 7,5 hp
AF2301 Building Materials, Advanced Course 7,5 hp
Neville: "Properties of concrete" (eller motsvarande) och utdelat kursmaterial.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- TEN1 - Written examination, 7.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.
The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
Other requirements for final grade
Participation in seminars and lectures.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
- In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
- In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.
Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.Course web FAF3115
Main field of study
Language of insrtuction: English only