Civil Engineering Materials

Traditional Materials

—–1.1 Stones
—–1.2 Bricks
—————Types of Bricks
—————Properties of Bricks
—————Tests on Bricks
—————Classification of Bricks Based on-their Quality
—–1.3 Lime
—————Types of Limes and their Properties
—————Tests on Limestones
—————Uses of Lime
—–1.4 Cement
—————Types of Cement
—————Properties of Ordinary Portland Cement
—————Physical Tests on Cement
—————Uses of Cement
—–1.5 Timber
—————Classification of Timber
—————Properties of Timber
—————Seasoning of Timber
—————Defects in Timber
—————Preservation of Timber
—————Uses of Timber


—–2.1 Sand
—–2.2 Cement Mortar
—–2.3 Lime Mortar
—–2.4 Mud Mortar
—–2.5 Special Mortar
—–2.6 Tests on Mortar


—–3.1 Plain Concrete
—————Functions of Various Ingredients
—————Preparing and Placing of Concrete
—————Curing of Concrete
—————Properties of Concrete
—————Properties of Green Concrete
—————Properties of Hardened Concrete
—————Tests on Concrete
—————Desirable Properties of Concrete
—————Uses of Concrete
—–3.2 Reinforced Cement Concrete (R.C.C.)
—–3.3 Reinforced Brick Concrete (RBC)
—–3.4 Prestressed Concrete (PSC)
—–3.5 Fibre-Reinforced Concrete (FRC)
—–3.6 Cellular Concrete
—–3.7 Ferro-Cement

Metals As Building Materials

—–4.1 Ferrous Metals
—–4.2 Aluminium
—–4.3 Copper

Miscellaneous Building Materials

—–5.1 Glass
—–5.2 Plastics
—–5.3 Bitumen
—–5.4 Asbestos
—–5.5 Paints
—–5.6 Distempers
—–5.7 Varnishes
—–5.8 Solid and Hollow Concrete Blocks
—–5.9 Roofing and Flooring Tiles