CA2674 - Construction Materials

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

To provide students the fundamental knowledge of the principal properties of construction materials, with particular reference to their performance in use, and the factors which lead to their deterioration; to further develop students knowledge of the structural aspects of building design and construction. This course provides the necessary backgrounds for studying the other courses in the progamme.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
To pass a course, a student must obtain minimum marks of 30% in both coursework and examination components, and an overall mark of at least 40%.
Detailed Course Information