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Cement and Concrete Production Technology

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Teaching Semester:8th
Course Direction:Metallurgical Processes
Course Type:Elective

Lecture Hours Lab Hours Exercise Hours
2 1 0

Course Overview

The Greek Cement Industry. Structure and Mineralogical Composition of Cements. Cement Types, Composition and Uses. Raw Materials and Calculation of Raw Mix Composition. Size Reduction Operations. Clinkerization Technology. Hydration of Cements. Metallurgical Processes in Cement Production. Chemical Behavior of Cement in Production and Use of Concrete. Production Methods of Concrete Aggregates. Test Methods for Aggregates for Proper Concrete (Size Composition, Shape, Mineralogical Characteristics, Strength, etc.). Greek and International Standards for Cement Testing. Environmental Aspects of Production and Use of Cement and Concrete.

Teaching Personnel

K. Tsakalakis

Last Updated: February 25, 2007