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RCC Beam

INTRODUCTION The beam is defined as the structure which resists loads applied laterally towards the beam axis. There are mainly 4 types of the beam. The beam mainly constructed of the steel beam in urban areas usually. The beam is less costly and easily available. RCC Beam is the mostly used beam in the construction. …

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Macadam road

There are different stages of road development. But among all of them, Macadam road is the most successful type of road. Some detail features about macadam road are: -John Macadam 1756 -1836 AD was the surveyor of general of a road in England who put forward an entirely new method of road construction.  -The macadam …

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Harmful ingredients in brick earth

Brick is a material that is formed by the composition of silica, alumina, iron oxide, etc. If they are used in more quantity than required, it will act as a harmful ingredient. For strong, sound and durable brick; it should be free from different harmful materials and ingredients like lime, organic matter, etc. Some harmful …

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Composition of bricks

Brick is one of the key materials used in the construction of structures. The quality of the bricks matters a lot. Good composition of materials leads to the durability and high strength of the brick. Brick is the composition of Silica, Alumina, Iron Oxide, Magnesia, Organic matter, etc. The composition of bricks should be:  Ingredient …

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Types of arches

Arch Arch is defined as a curved symmetrical structure lengthening an opening and usually supporting the weight of a bridge, roof, wall or load above it. There are two types of arches based on shape and number of centers. ( An arc is part of a circle’s circumference. An arch is a curved structure that …

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Classification of bricks

Brick may be defined as a structural unit having rectangular in shape that is made from suitable types of clay by a different process involving molding, dry and burning. Classification of bricks is done into 2 categories.  Classification Of Bricks: 1)  Sun-dried Bricks (Kachha Bricks) 2) Burnt Bricks (Pakkah Bricks)   1)  Sun-dried Bricks (Kachha Bricks): …

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Uses of stones

Stone: The stones are derived from rock and rocks are from the earth’s crust. It has no definite shape and chemical composition but are mixtures of two or more minerals. There are many uses of stones like used as an aggregate in construction, as a decorating material to decorate buildings( like marble, slate) and for …

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Characteristics of good building stones

Stones are the basic and most important construction material used in building construction. Aggregate is a stone type that is used mostly in construction. It is used for preparing concrete. Other different types of stones are also used for decoration and construction. ( For stones classification visit this link – Click here).Characteristics of good building …

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Classification of rocks

Rocks are formed by the composition of minerals. They may be formed by the deposition of soil materials or by cooling the molten lava on the earth’s surface during the volcanic eruption. The classification of rocks are done in three types. They are: 1) Geological classification 2) Physical classification 3) Chemical classification 1.Classification of rocks …

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Flooring

INTRODUCTION A floor is the bottom surface of a building room. Flooring is defined as the term for a permanent decorating of a floor, or for the work of establishing such a floor covering. A floor covering gives a smooth, clean, impenetrable and durable surface. Types of Floors Following are some of the major types of floors: 1. Mud Floor: …

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