CM 425

Concrete Technology

Professor Kamran M. Nemati


Winter Quarter 2015

Department of Construction Management

University of Washington


Course Syllabus

Lecture and Class Notes

Introduction to Concrete Materials
Hydraulic Cements: Composition and Properties
Class Notes
on Introduction to Concrete Materials
Aggregates for Concrete
Admixtures in Concrete: Mineral and Chemical Admixtures
Properties of Fresh Concrete
Proportioning Concrete Mixtures
Class Notes on Proportioning Concrete Mixes
Strength of Concrete
Dimensional Stability of Concrete: Elastic Behavior, Shrinkage, and Creep
Class Notes
on Shrinkage and Creep
Jointing in Concrete
Maturity Method
Concrete pavement construction
Notes on Concrete Pavements
Durability of Concrete
Class Notes on Shotcrete
Progress in Concrete Technology
Mass Concrete
Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
Class Notes on Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
Shrinkage-Compensating and Roller-Compacted Concrete
Tremie Concrete
Concrete Pumping
Presented by Brundage-Bone Concrete Pumping



First Quiz on Thursday, January 22, 2015
First Midterm on Thursday, February 19, 2015
Second Quiz on Thursday, March 5, 2015
Second Exam on Thursday, March 12, 2015

Field Trip to Ash Grove Cement Company and Stoneway Concrete: TBD @ 1:30 PM


Conversion Factors


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