Aggregate crushing value test | Step by Step Procedure with Calculation

Aggregate crushing value test

What is the crushing value of aggregate? The actual crushing value of an aggregate is a relative measure that shows the resistance to crushing under a slowly applied compressive load. Why do the Aggregate Crushing Value Test? Aggregate crushing value test is done the find the actual crushing value of aggregate. We Need to carry … Read more Aggregate crushing value test | Step by Step Procedure with Calculation

Column reinforcement details- As Per- IS456-2000

In Column reinforcement details

In Column reinforcement details we will talk about the Requirement of Longitudinal Reinforcement and Lateral Reinforcement of a Column. The column is defined as a vertical compressive member that is subjected to a compressive force. It shall be called a column if its effective length will be three times the least lateral dimension. If the … Read more Column reinforcement details- As Per- IS456-2000

Fly ash bricks disadvantages and Advantaged | Components used

Fly ash bricks

What is Fly ash bricks? Fly ash bricks is the building material made by using class C or class F fly ash and water. The waste that comes from the combustion of coal is used for making the fly ash bricks. Fly ash bricks have great strength and don’t require additional energy. It is eco-friendly … Read more Fly ash bricks disadvantages and Advantaged | Components used

What is green concrete | Advantages, and Disadvantages

green concrete

What is green concrete? In today’s world, all structures and creations are made ecofriendly. so that it doesn’t make any negative impact on the environment. Green concrete is one example of the creation made to make the balance between nature and structures. It was invented in 1998, Denmark. It is the conventional concrete, is made … Read more What is green concrete | Advantages, and Disadvantages

Effective span of beam for simply supported, Cantilever, Continous- IS

Effective span of beam for simply supported, Cantilever, Continous- IS

The effective span of beam is different for different types of the beam. It depends upon the clear span as well as the depth of the beam. The Span of different beam are given below. But, first of all you should know about, What is Clear Span? The span of the beam without measuring the … Read more Effective span of beam for simply supported, Cantilever, Continous- IS

Initial and Final setting time of cement test- Using Vicat apparatus

Initial and Final setting time of cement test

Initial and final setting time of cement test done to find out the time when the cement starts losing its plasticity and the time when the cement has completely lost its plasticity Initial setting time of cement is the time in-between the addition of water in cement and when the cement starts losing its plasticity. … Read more Initial and Final setting time of cement test- Using Vicat apparatus

Types of lintel- RCC, Timber, Steel, Bricks and their Advantages

Types of lintel

What is Lintel? A beam that is placed across the opening like doors, windows, etc. is known as Lintel.It supports the loads above it. There are different types of lintel which are described below. Its ends are built into the wall and its width is equal to the thickness of wall. Bearings of Lintel Its … Read more Types of lintel- RCC, Timber, Steel, Bricks and their Advantages

Complete RCC column design Guide – Numerical Example as per IS Code

RCC Column Design

Definition Column is defined as a vertical compressive member which is subjected to a compressive force. It shall called a column if its effective length will be three times the least lateral dimension. If the effective length of the column is not at least three times its lateral dimension then it is known as Pedestal. … Read more Complete RCC column design Guide – Numerical Example as per IS Code

Soundness test of cement- Procedure (By Le-Chatelier Method)

Soundness-test-of-cement

What is Soundness test of cement? The soundness test of cement is one of the methods to determine the volume change in cement and concrete after the setting. Excessive expansion after the setting is said to be unsound. It is done by two methods namely Le-Chatelier Method and the Auto-Clave test. Le- Chatelier Method is only … Read more Soundness test of cement- Procedure (By Le-Chatelier Method)

Difference between Godown and Warehouse | Place of goods Storage

Difference between Godown and Warehouse

GODOWN A godown is an unorganized form of warehouse used for the storage of goods. It is usually a commercial building or any storing place. Any place can be converted into a godown by storing products. Products that to be stored in godown are not arranged properly while in warehouse products are well arranged so … Read more Difference between Godown and Warehouse | Place of goods Storage