Types of Bonds

Types of Bonds The primary object of a bond is to give strength to masonry.In brickwork, the cross joints in any course shall not be nearer than a quarter of a brick length from those Read More

Classification of Bricks

Classification of Bricks Unburnt  or sun dried bricks These are dried under sunlight.These are used for temporary and cheap construction.It is also used for filling works. Burnt bricks First class bricks Second class bricks Third Read More

Necessity of Cross Drainage Works

Necessity of Cross Drainage Works  A cross drainage work (also called CD work) is a structure built on a canal where it is crosses a natural drainage, such as a stream or a river. Sometimes, Read More

Grade of Concrete

Grade of Concrete The desired properties of concrete are its compressive strength, tensile strength, shear strength, bond strength, density, impermeability, durability, etc.  Among these, the property  that  can  be  easily  tested,  and  is  perhaps  the  Read More

Classification of Concrete and Durability

Classification of Concrete and Durability Concrete is a mixture of aggregate and often controlled amounts of entrained air held together by a hardened paste made from cement and water. Although there are other kinds of Read More

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