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CIVE2301
Module Reading List

Civil Engineering Materials II, 2017/18, Semester 1
Dr L Black
L.Black@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

The core text for the module is:

Construction materials : their nature and behaviour

P. L. J. Domone and J.M. Illston

fourth edition, Spon Press

Another text which you may find useful is:

Portland cement : composition, production and properties

G. C. Bye

Thomas Telford, 2011

NB: A detailed week-by-week directed reading schedule for PP's section of the course is available in the 'Learning Resources' section.

Some useful websites include:

The Portland Cement Association

http://www.cement.org/

A US based trade organisation representing cement manufacturers. The science is correct, but be careful with the classifications and standards, since they differ from UK / European norms.

British Cement Association (now part of the Mineral Products Association)

http://www.cementindustry.co.uk/

A UK based trade association, with a comprehensive website, but remember that they are there to represent their members' interests.

The Concrete Centre

http://www.concretecentre.com

Another arm of the MPA, this time concerned with concrete rather than cement. Another comprehensive website, with some detailed teaching material.

This list was last updated on 06/07/2015