A wall which is provided at the crest weir in an effective manner for increasing the Spillway discharge capacity of the dam.
It is considered as one of the renovation projects.
The essentiality of such type of... (More)
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Currently, I am in the final year of civil engineering and preparing for competitive exams. Also completed various online courses related... (More)
The purity of cement can be checked by following ways :-
1. RUBBING :- Take a small quantity of cement between your fingers and rub it. It must feel smooth while rubbing but if it feels rough than adulteration with... (More)
There are two types of Tiles used in bathrooms
a) Bathroom wall tiles
b) Bathroom floor tiles
Let’s take about bathroom floor tiles
Bathroom floor tiles are primarily used for two purposes, one they should have antiskid properties, two they... (More)
Redundant truss is statically indeterminate. In a redundant truss, the number of members present in it are more than that required in a perfect truss. So, such trusses cannot be analysed by making the use of equilibrium equation alone. Thus,... (More)
Civil engineering students should buy a laptop that provides the specific configurations which are required for civil engineering programs, softwares and applications. The laptop should have 4GB to 6GB RAM because advanced programming activities may require higher RAM. Students should... (More)
For calculating the quantity of cement, sand, aggregate, and water follow these steps:
For one cubic meter of M20 (1:1.5:3)
Wet volume of Concrete = 1 cum
Dry volume of Concrete = 1.54 cum (increased by 54% for dry volume)... (More)
Stage 1: preparation of the cold mix
2. Application of bitumen
Stage 2: repairing a pothole
Following item of work should be found out while doing the estimation of steel gate:
For every item of work, the following terms should be calculated:
Various welding techniques are :
Importance of the construction industry in India: The construction industry of India is one of the crucial factors which indicates the development of our country.
Construction industry of India creates investment opportunities across various related fields.
The construction industry of... (More)
To safeguard against crack formation, skin reinforcement is designed on the side faces of deep beams to limit the formation of flexural crack widths. Though the principal function of skin reinforcement is to control crack width, it may be employed... (More)
Ability of cement to retain its volume after getting hardened is known as the soundness of cement.
We can also say that the test conducted to identify the excess amount of lime in cement is known as the soundness of... (More)
hi, SP – Special Publication According to BIS, it is a special publication of IS(Indian Standard).
Rigid pavements because of their nature, allow for a larger variation in subgrade material (in terms of strength), unlike flexible pavements. That is why rigid pavements can be built over almost any kind of soils with appropriate ground improvement.