Reinforcing material types of steel reinforcement charectristic strength of steel

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-9217740637862097", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Content of this Article : Reinforcing material, Suitability of Steel as Reinforcing Material, charectristic strength of steel and types of steel reinforcement REINFORCING MATERIAL Concrete is weak in tension and it is to be reinforced properly with suitable material. The purpose of providing reinforcement in …

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Concrete Mix Proportioning

 Concrete Mix Proportioning Concrete Mix Proportioning Concrete Mix Proportioning : The determine of the proportions of cement, aggregates and water to attain the desired strength and properties such as workability, durability etc., is called as concrete mix proportioning. The design of concrete mix is classified into following two types by IS 456:2000 (Clause 9) : …

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Properties of concrete

Conetnt of This Article  Properties of concrete : compressive strength,work-ability,Workability depends upon the following factors, The work ability can be measured by the following tests, Workability Requirements for Different Works,Durability Different Exposures with Normal Weight 20 mm Aggregates,Tensile Strength, Modulus of Elasticity, Poisson's Ratio, Creep, creep coefficient, Shrinkage, Freezing and Thawing, percentage of en trained …

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Concrete making materials Cement Aggregate and Water

Content of this article: Concrete making materials Cement: Ordinary portland cement, Rapid hardening Portland cement, Low heat Portland  cement,  Portland slag cement, Sulfate resisting cement, Portland pozzolana cement, white cement, Aggregate and Water Concrete Making Materials (1)       Cement Cement is the only chemically active ingredient of concrete which shows binding properties after reacting with water. …

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Requirements of good concrete mix and Grades of concrete

Content of this Article: Concrete, Requirements of good concrete mix, Grades of concrete, The characteristic compressive strength of concrete R.C.C. consists of concrete and reinforcing material. The strength of an R.C.C. section depends upon the kind of concrete and reinforcement used.   Concrete The properties of concrete depends upon the proportions and type of its …

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Retaining walls and Breast walls

Content of The Article : Retaining walls and Breast walls, Retaining walls,Retaining wall Terminology,Back fill,Back fill slope,Batter,Dowels,Footing, Footing key,Weep wholes, Grade, Heel, Horizontal temperature/shrinkage reinforcing, Keyway, Principal reinforcing, Retained height, Stem, Surcharge, Toe, Breast Walls. Retaining walls and Breast walls Retaining walls. The walls constructed for retaining or supporting earth against their back are called retaining …

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Various types of bonds used in brick masonry

Content of this article : Types of bonds, Stretcher bond, Header bond, English bond, main features of English bond,Arrangement of Bricks in English Bond, Flemish bond, Dutch bond, Garden wall bond, Raking bond,Two varieties of raking bond viz., Diagonal bond and Herring bone bond, Facing bond. See also : Technical terms in masonry Comparison of Brick …

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Brick Masonry

Brick Masonry The art of construction in bricks is called brick masonry; Bricks are laid with cement mortar or lime mortar. In ordinary and inferior quality of works, mud mortar is also used. Brick masonry laid with cement mortar is stronger and more durable than that laid, with lime mortar. But lime mortar is very …

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Technical Terms in masonry

Technical Terms in masonry Back and Backing. The internal surface of the wall is called back and the material used on the back is called backing. Face and Facing. The outer or exposed face of the wall is called face and the material used on the face is called facing. Hearting and Filling. The interior …

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Comparison of Brick Masonry and Stone Masonry

Comparison of Brick Masonry and Stone Masonry,Brick masonry,Stone masonry, Masonry is the art of the construction in brick or stone. Except in dry masonry some mortar is used to bind the bricks or blocks of stones, with each other. There are in general two types of masonry, viz., Brick Masonry and Stone masonry. Brick masonry …

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Layout of foundation plan

Layout of Foundation     Layout of foundation plan : After determining the width and depth of foundation, a drawing showing the width of foundations of various walls is prepared. It is known as foundation plan. To start the commencement of excavation, the centre line of one of the longest walls is just mark­ed out …

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Different types of foundations, which are generally used for structures

Content of this article : Types of foundations, Spread footing foundation, Benching or stepped foundation, Pile foundation, classification of piles foundation, Piles can be classified according to material-wooden piles,concrete piles,RCC piles, sheet piles,classification is based on the mode of working of the piles,(i) Bearing pills, and (ii) Friction piles.Raft foundation,Well foundation,Cassion's foundation,cantilever foundations,combined footing foundation,Inverted …

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Methods of Improving the Bearing Capacity of soils

Content of the article : methods of improving the bearing capacity of soils  Methods of Improving the Bearing Capacity of soils The bearing capacity of a soil mainly depends on the closeness of its particles. The bearing capacity of a soil can be increased by the following methods: By increasing the depth of foundation. The …

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Soils and their Bearing Capacity

Content of this article : Bearing capacity of soils,Methods of determining the Bearing Capacity of Soils,Safe Bearing Capacity.factor of safety,safe bearing capacity of different soils. Soils and their Bearing Capacity The soils on which a structure rests may be classified into three categories: (a) Hard soils. These soils are generally rocky in nature, in compressible …

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The loads coming on the foundations

Loads The loads coming on the foundations are generally divided into (i) Live Load (ii) Dead Load (iii) Wind Load and (iv) Snow load. (i) Live Load: It is a temporary or moving load. The weight of the inhabitants of a building, the weight of furniture or any stored material is called Live Load. Sometimes …

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Definition,objects,causes of failure of foundation

Content of this Article : Definition of building construction,definition of building,classification of building,definition of foundation,objects of foundation,Causes of failure of foundations and precautions to prevent such failures See also : Different types of foundations, which are generally used for structures Definition of Building construction Building Construction is an Engineering Science, which deals with the technique …

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Different kinds of tiles and properties of good tiles

In this article Learn about: Tiles,different kinds of tiles,roofing tiles,plain tiles,pan tiles,pot tiles,allahabad tiles,mangalore tiles,concrete roofing tiles,flooring tiles or paying tiles,drain tiles,Properties of good tiles TILES Tiles are thin slabs used for covering roofs, for flooring or for making drains and may be formed of : (a) Brick-earth burnt in kilns and (b) Concrete. Brick-earth …

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Analysis of a singly Reinforced beam

Content of this article:Learn In singly Reinforced beam Strain distribution,Stress distribution,Stress block parameters,Neutral axis depth,Limiting depth of neutral axis Analysis of a singly Reinforced beam singly Reinforced beam The beam that is longitudinally reinforced only in tension zone, it is known as singly reinforced beam. In Such beams, the ultimate bending moment and the tension …

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Fine Aggregates As per IS specification No. 1542-1960

Learn : Fine Aggregates As per IS specification No. 1542-1960: Sand,Kinds of sand,Pit sand or quarry sand,River sand,Sea sand,Crushed stone,Flyash. Fine Aggregates Particles of fine aggregates pass through 4.75 mm mesh and are entirely retained on 0.15 mm mesh. Most commonly used fine aggregates are sand, crushed stone, ash or cinder and surkhi. Aggregates that …

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Fine and coarse aggregates in construction aggregates

Fine and coarse aggregates,cyclopean aggregates Fine and coarse aggregates,fine aggregate are inert materials mixed with a binding material like cement, lime or mud in the preparation of mortar or concrete. Fine and coarse aggregates shall consist of naturally occurring stones, gravel and sand and shall be hard, strong, dense, durable, clear and free from veins, …

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