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

Principles & Methods Concrete Mix Design

Principles & Methods Concrete Mix Design Mix Design is the science of determining the relative proportions of the ingredients of concrete to achieve the desired properties in the most economical way. Principles of Mix Design Read More

Commercial Buildings

Commercial Buildings The combination of high quality architectural load bearing exterior walls with mass produced structural precast floor and roof members and precast concrete framing members can produce open, attractive, fire resistant, economical buildings. The Read More

Residential Buildings Construction

Residential Buildings Construction Precast and prestressed concrete enjoys broad acceptance in low-rise and mid-rise apartment buildings, hotels, motels, and nursing homes where the repetitive use of standard components manufactured in a factory can be fully Read More

Preparation of Concrete Mix

Preparation of Concrete Mix There are two types of concrete mixing (i)  Hand mixing  (ii) Machine mixing Hand Mixing: This method of mixing concrete is resorted to when the quantity if concrete to be used in Read More

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