WHAT IS CONCRETE

Concrete -Definition, Components, Grades, Manufacture, Construction

Concrete is a building material composed of cement, fine aggregates (sand) and coarse aggregates mixed with water that hardens over time. Portland cement is the type of cement commonly used…

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10 Small Bedroom Design Ideas That Are Big in Style

Bedroom design ideas, pictures, and inspiration from around the globe for your modern home. Looking for small bedroom furniture? Check out our updated article on small beds. Small Bedroom Design…

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estimate of building

Estimation of Building – Long Wall Short Wall, Center Line Method.

Hi guys, welcome. In today’s article, you will learn about the different estimation methods for construction, i.e Long Wall – Short Wall Method, Center Line Method. You will learn the…

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what is stone dressing and types of stone dressing

What is Dressing of Stones – Its Types and Methods.

Stones found in nature must be extracted from their thick beds. After extracting large pieces of stone, it is essential to break them into smaller sizes for use in buildings….

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fiber reinforced concrete

WHAT IS FIBRE-REINFORCED CONCRETE

Ordinary concrete has defects such as low tensile strength, limited ductility, and low tensile strength.crack. Cracks develop even before loading. After loading, the micro-cracks widen and spread, expose the concrete…

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what is stone dressing and types of stone dressing

Common Building Stones used in Civil Engineering

Stones is a “naturally available building material” used since the youngest age of civilization. It is available in the form of rocks, which are cut to the required size and…

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What is cement, Types, Properties and Tests in Details

Cement is a binder commonly used in construction. The cement is obtained by burning a mixture of calcareous (calcium) and clay (clay) materials at very high temperatures, then grinding the…

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WHAT ARE THE BASIC COMPONENTS OF A BUILDING STRUCTURE?

BASIC COMPONENTS OF A BUILDING STRUCTURE In today article we will discuss in details the basic components of building structure. A building consists of following basic components. 1. Foundation A…

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Lean Concrete

What is the difference between lean vs PCC concrete?

Lean concrete Lean concrete is a mixture where the amount of cement is less than the amount of liquid present in the strata. The higher the Aggregate/cement ratio, the thinner…

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What is the difference between a beam and a girder

You may hear the words “beam” and “girder” used interchangeably, but there are significant differences between these two. Understanding how a beam is different from a girder is a necessary…

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How to check quality of cement at site

HOW TO CHECK QUALITY OF CEMENT ON SITE?

It is necessary to check the quality of the cement on the site during the preliminary inspection. It is not possible to verify all the technical qualities of the cement…

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