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KT8205 - Durability of Concrete Structures

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 50/100
Approved report 50/100

Course content

Mechanisms of concrete deterioration. Inspection of concrete structures - both field and laboratory methods. Maintenance and repair of concrete structures

Learning outcome

The course should provide the students with an understanding of the typical mechanisms of deterioration of reinforced concrete structures and ability to predict the service life and suggest mitigating measures and repair strategies.

Knowledge:
- Detailed understanding of typical deterioration mechanisms and controlling parameters
- Basic understanding of methods for inspection of concrete structures - both field and laboratory methods
- Detailed understanding of selected methods for inspection of concrete structures - both field and laboratory methods
- Basic understanding of methods for maintenance and repair of concrete structures
- Detailed understanding of selected methods for maintenance and repair of concrete structures.

Skills:
- Ability to plan an inspection of a typical reinforced concrete structure
- Ability to undertake (non-structural) assessment of a typical concrete structure
- Ability to undertake service life prediction of a typical concrete structure
- Ability to propose mitigating measures and repair strategies.

General competence:
- Ability to reflect and argue on a scientific basis
- Ability to use theory for solving engineering problems.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars. One literature survey with a written report. The lectures and exercises are in English when students who do not speak Norwegian take the course. To pass the course a score of at least 70 percent is required.

Further on evaluation

For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken

Course materials

Various reports and Journal papers.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
DIB7987 7.5
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 2
No.of specialization hours: 10

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Structural Engineering

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 50/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 50/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Approved report 50/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Approved report 50/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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