Self Paced

Smart Concretes

Transforming Infrastructure: Exploring the Intelligence of Smart Concretes

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MODE
Online/ e-LMS
TYPE
Self Paced
LEVEL
Moderate
DURATION
1 Month

About

This program delves into the exploration and advancement of smart concretes, a transformative innovation in infrastructure technology. Through interdisciplinary research and development, the program seeks to imbue traditional concrete structures with intelligence, enhancing their capabilities to monitor, adapt, and respond to various environmental and structural factors. By integrating sensors, actuators, and advanced materials, smart concretes aim to revolutionize the durability, sustainability, and resilience of infrastructure, offering solutions for challenges such as structural health monitoring, maintenance optimization, and climate resilience in a rapidly evolving world.

Aim

The aim of this program is to research, develop, and advance the technology of smart concretes, with a focus on enhancing the functionality, durability, and sustainability of concrete infrastructure. By integrating sensors, actuators, and advanced materials into concrete structures, the program seeks to enable real-time monitoring, diagnosis, and adaptive responses to environmental conditions, improving the resilience and performance of infrastructure in diverse applications such as buildings, bridges, roads, and tunnels.

Program Objectives

  • Understand the fundamental properties and benefits of smart concretes.
  • Explore the role of nanotechnology in enhancing concrete durability and sustainability.
  • Develop skills in formulating and testing new concrete mixtures.
  • Analyze case studies on the use of smart concretes in various construction projects.
  • Apply learned concepts in a capstone project designed to simulate real-world application scenarios.

Program Structure

  • Self-sensing concrete and structures
  • Non-intrinsic self-sensing concrete and structures
  • Intrinsic self-sensing concrete and structures
  • Autogenous self-healing concrete and structures
  • Challenges in the development and applications of
  • smart concretes and structures
  • Future directions of development
  • Project Report Submission/ Article Writing

Participant’s Eligibility

  • Civil Engineering: Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in civil engineering or related fields.
  • Material Science: Background in material science or engineering.
  • Environmental Science: Degree or professional experience in environmental science or sustainability studies.

Program Outcomes

  • Mastery of smart concrete technologies.
  • Ability to innovate in construction material development.
  • Enhanced skills in sustainable building practices.
  • Preparedness for advanced roles in civil engineering.
  • Capability to lead R&D initiatives in construction.
  • Proficiency in applying theoretical knowledge practically.


Fee Structure

Standard Fee:           INR 4,998           USD 110

Discounted Fee:       INR 2499             USD 55

Batches

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Summer

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Autumn
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Certificate

Program Assessment

Certification to this program will be based on the evaluation of following assignment (s)/ examinations:

Exam Weightage
Mid Term Assignments 20 %
Final Online Exam 30 %
Project Report Submission (Includes Mandatory Paper Publication) 50 %

To study the printed/online course material, submit and clear, the mid term assignments, project work/research study (in completion of project work/research study, a final report must be submitted) and the online examination, you are allotted a 1-month period. You will be awarded a certificate, only after successful completion/ and clearance of all the aforesaid assignment(s) and examinations.

Program Deliverables

  • Access to e-LMS
  • Real Time Project for Dissertation
  • Project Guidance
  • Paper Publication Opportunity
  • Self Assessment
  • Final Examination
  • e-Certification
  • e-Marksheet

Future Career Prospects

  • Smart Material Consultant
  • Structural Engineer specializing in innovative construction materials
  • Sustainability Advisor in construction projects
  • Research and Development Specialist in building technologies
  • Entrepreneur in construction technologies
  • Academic roles in civil engineering and material sciences departments

Job Opportunities

Participants will be well-prepared for roles in construction firms, infrastructure companies, and research institutions focusing on advanced building materials. Opportunities also abound in governmental and environmental agencies that regulate building standards and advocate for sustainable practices.

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