FOUNDATION IN CONSTRUCTION : Definition and Function

A foundation is the lowest part of the building structure which is in direct contact with the ground and transfers its gravity load to the earth. The lowermost section of the foundation which is in direct contact with the sub-soil is called

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Formwork (Shuttering) for Concrete Construction

What is Formwork (Shuttering)? When the concrete is placed, it is in a plastic state. It requires to be supported by temporary supports and casting of the desired shape until it becomes sufficiently strong to support its own weight. This temporary casting

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Standard Unit Weight of Steel Bars

  Unit Weight Of Steel Bars Per Meter Unit Length is as follows : Bar DIA Unit Weight (kg/m) 6 MM 0.222 KG 8 MM 0.395 KG 10 MM 0.617 KG 12 MM 0.888 KG 16 MM 1.580 KG 20 MM 2.469

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IS 383-1970 for coarse and fine aggregates PDF

Download IS 383-1970 Specification for coarse and fine aggregates from Natural Sources for Concrete PDF For more IS code visit here >> click here For more IS code visit here >> click here Download IS 383-1970 specification for coarse and fine aggregates

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IS 269-1989 Ordinary Portland Cement, 33 Grade

Download IS 269-1989 Ordinary Portland Cement, 33 Grade – Specification PDF IS 269-1989 33 Grade Ordinary Portland Cement – This Standard covers the manufacture and chemical and physical requirements of 33 Grade Ordinary Portland Cement Download IS 269-1989 Ordinary Portland Cement, 33

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What is Workability of Concrete – Definition and Types

Workability of Concrete The workability of concrete is the property of concrete which determines the amount of useful internal work, necessary to produce full compaction i.e., it is the amount of energy needed to overcome friction while compacting concrete. Also defined as

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Concrete Admixture | Types of Admixture used in Concrete

What Is Concrete Admixture? Different types of Admixtures are used in concrete to improve the properties of concrete. Concrete admixture is the material other than aggregate, water, and cement added to the concrete.   15 Types of concrete admixture Water Reducing Admixtures

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IS 456-2000 Code Reinforced Concrete Pdf Download

IS 456-2000 Code is a Code of Practice is an Indian Standard code of practice for general structural use of plain and reinforced concrete.

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