Formwork

1.1:-Introduction                Formwork is also called centering or shuttering. Formwork is a temporary construction provided for laying out-in-situ concrete to the required shape. The construction of formwork involves the considerable expenditure of time and cost in building work, and even higher in bridges. Forms are classified as plywood, steel, …

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Check Dam

1.1:-Introduction             A check dam is a special type of engineering measure for spoil conservation in erodible areas. A check dam consists of embankment and spillway. Some check dam consists of the only embankment.                Check dam retains flood water and traps sediment. At …

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Preparation of concrete

          The following steps are involved in the concreting: 1)Storing of concrete materials 2)Batching 3)Mixing 4)Transporting 5)Placing of concrete 6)Compacting 7)Curing 1)Storing of concrete material The coarse aggregate and fine aggregate should be stored in a bin watertight store. The bins may be opened or closed but it should be constructed …

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Building & Types

1.1: Introduction             A building is defined as a structure consisting of walls, floors, and roofs which is constructed to provide covered space for different uses such as residence, education, business, manufacturing, storage, entertainment, workshop, etc. The building is a  permanent enclosed construction over a plot of land which has the …

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Bio-concrete

                INTRODUCTION Self-healing concrete is a result that will organically produce limestone to cure cracks that come on the surface of concrete structures.  furthermore, micro-cracks sometimes cure themselves as many types of concrete characteristics a certain crack-healing capacity. Bio–concrete:  Bio concrete is dead concrete permeated with bacteria that arouse when cracks appear. Then, they produce limestone that fills the cracks in a week. The concrete lasts for …

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Reinforced Cement Concrete

                             INTRODUCTION RCC stands for Reinforced Cement Concrete, in which cement concrete is reinforced with steel bars. The main structural members of the buildings like slabs, beams, columns, and foundations that are constructed up of reinforced cement concrete.             The major difference between R.C.C  and Plain cement concrete is that Plain …

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Permeability of soil

             INTRODUCTION Soil permeability is the feature of the soil to transmit water and air. It is one of the most important qualities to give a thought for fish culture. A pond constructed in impermeable soil will lose water through the seepage. If the soil is more permeable then there will be greater porosity.    A material that has …

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High Performance Concrete

 INTRODUCTION Concrete is the most used building material in the universe. Concrete is used to construct roadway, tunnel, dam, parking lot, parking deck and skyscraper. Any development in the engineering of concrete advantage to all of us. The upgrade can consist of cost, strength, durability, or ease of application. And as the material progresses, our buildings and roads become shielded. As stated by the …

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Bridge & It”s Types

            INTRODUCTION The bridge is a structure that is used in carrying a road, path, railway, etc. across a river, road, or another obstacle. Types of Bridges Arch Bridges Beam Bridges Truss Bridges Cantilever Bridges Tied Arch Bridges Suspension Bridges Cable-Stayed Bridges Moveable Bridges  1.Arch bridges:      The arch is used …

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