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CEE 503 - Constr Matls Deterioration

Fall 2022

Constr Matls DeteriorationONL77429ONL4 -    John S Popovics

Course Description

This course examines fundamental processes for deterioration mechanisms of infrastructure materials-- corrosion of metals including thermodynamics, kinetics, passivity and rate measurements; degradation of cement-based materials including freezing and thawing, ASR, sulfate attack, fire attack and steel reinforcement corrosion; and degradation of organic materials including photo-oxidation and ageing.

Credit Hours

4 hours


Undergraduate degree as well as a course in concrete materials (CEE 401) and asphalt materials (CEE 405).

Subject Area

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering