CF2710 - Materials and Testing I

This course has been designed to provide the learner with a working and hands on knowledge of common building materials, so that he/she will be better able to function as a technologist in the building and heavy construction field. This course will provide the learner with a basic knowledge of the characteristics, uses and application of common construction materials and the general specifications associated with each material. Materials such as concrete and aggregate; their properties, components, uses, production and construction methods will be studied. Basic theory will be supplemented by laboratory testing of aggregate and concrete done to CSA Standard. Emphasis will be placed on decision-making for the proper selection and use of the various components discussed in each material. Course work will be supplemented by field trips and in shop demonstrations.


Prerequisite(s): CM1401, DR1220



This course is offered in the following programs:
Civil Engineering Technology (Co-op)