How to Calculate the weight of Steel [Bars, Sheets & Plates]??

Do you know how to calculate the Weight of Steel bars?If your answer is no, then you are in the right place. At the end of this article, you will be able to calculate the weight of steel (round bars, sheet plates)

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Different Grades of Ordinary Portland Cement- OPC 33/43/53

  Cement is the most generally used construction material existing and is merely behind water because of the planet’s most consumed resource. The cement grade mainly corresponds to the average compressive strength attained by at least three mortar cubes (area of face 50

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Building Materials used in Construction and their Types

All the building structures are composed of various types of materials. These materials are either referred to as building materials or materials of construction.   A builder, perhaps architecture or engineer or a contractor needs to become familiar totally with these building

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Quality Tests on Cement at Laboratory and at Site

  Nowadays, cement is an important material in the construction industry. It is primarily employed in masonry and concrete construction. The key portion of a structure’s strength largely depends on the standard of cement. But once you purchase cement there’s a precise

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Water Cement Ratio of Concrete | Source of Undesirable Water in Concrete

  What is the Water Cement  Ratio of Concrete? Water Cement Ratio of concrete is defined as the ratio of the weight of water to the weight of cement used in the concrete mix.   Water plays an important role in the

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Types of Steel – Grades and Properties

Before discussing types of steel, first, we have to know about steel. Steel is generally described as an alloy composed of iron and carbon and some other elements.  There is basically four grade of steel which is classified on the basis of

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Hydration of Cement

Hydration of Cement Dry cement does not bind with fine and coarse aggregate. It acquires binder properties only when mixed with water. After mixing water in the dry cement a chemical reaction takes place between cement and water which is referred to

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REINFORCED CEMENT CONCRETE (R.C.C.)

  Materials Used in Reinforced Cement Concrete (R.C.C.)Work   Cement Before the introduction of ordinary portland cement, the lime was used as a cementing or binding material. Most of the cement concrete work in building constructions are done with ordinary portland cement.

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Sieve Analysis of Fine Aggregates || Procedure and Test Results

Sieve Analysis of Fine Aggregates – Introduction Sieve analysis of fine aggregates is one of the most important tests performed on-site. Aggregates are inert materials that are mixed with binding materials such as cement or lime for the manufacturing of mortar or

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Precast Concrete : Definition and Properties

Precast Concrete Section What is Precast Concrete? Precast concrete consists of concrete ( a mixture of cement, aggregates, admixtures, and water) is produced by casting into a specific shape in reusable molds or by using highly advanced machinery and then cured in

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Cement Concrete || Constituents Properties and Uses of Concrete

What is Cement Concrete? Portland cement concrete is a mixture of Portland cement, water, coarse and fine aggregates, and admixtures proportioned to form a plastic mass capable of being cast, placed, or molded into forms that will harden to a solid mass.

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Ordinary Portland Cement -Definition, Composition, Uses

Ordinary Portland Cement Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) is one of the most widely used types of Portland cement. The name Portland Cement was named by Joseph Aspdin in 1824 due to its similarity in color and its quality when it

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