Types of Damp| Causes of Dampness |  Effects of Dampness in the Building | DPC

Types of Damp| Causes of Dampness | Effects of Dampness in the Building | DPC

Types of Damps| Causes of Dampness | Effects of Dampness in the Building | DPC What is Dampness Dampness can be defined as the presence of moisture in the various parts of buildings, such as the floor wall roof, etcetera. Dampness is either formed due to condensation within the structure or intrusion from outside. The […]

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Culverts | Types of Culverts| Box Culverts | Pipe Culverts | Arch Culverts

Culverts | Types of Culverts| Box Culverts | Pipe Culverts | Arch Culverts

Culverts | Types of Culverts| Box Culverts | Pipe Culverts | Arch Culverts What are Culverts? Culverts can be defined as small channels that allow water to flow under a railroad, trail, road or similar obstruction from one side to the other. A culvert is a drain of the watercourse, totally enclosed and usually carried under […]

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Different Types of Masonry Bonds| Stretcher Bond | Flemish Bond | English Bond

Different Types of Masonry Bonds| Stretcher Bond | Flemish Bond | English Bond

Different Types of Masonry Bonds| Stretcher Bond | Flemish Bond | English Bond   What is a Bond?/ Masonry Bonds A bond is an arrangement of masonry units in successive causes to tie the masonry together, both longitudinally and transversely. The arrangement is usually worked out to ensure that no vertical joint of one course […]

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Dumpy Level | Uses of Dumpy Level | Dumpy Level alibration

Dumpy Level | Uses of Dumpy Level | Dumpy Level alibration

Dumpy Level | Uses of Dumpy Level | Dumpy Level Calibration What is a Dumpy Level? Dumpy level is an optical instrument used to establish and checkpoints in the same horizontal plane or surface. The tube is also used to measure horizontal levels. It consisting a telescope firmly secured into adjusting screws. Mostly leveling kit […]

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Plain Cement Concrete (PPC)| Column Formwork | Concrete Curing

Plain Cement Concrete (PPC)| Column Formwork | Concrete Curing

Plain Cement Concrete (PPC)| Column Formwork | Concrete Curing Plain Cement Concrete (PPC) Plain cement concrete is concrete without steel reinforcement.  Plain Cement Concrete is often used in foundation beds, and this is provided as based concrete for laying the foundations and flooring. The purpose of providing a PCC bed is to have a uniformed […]

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Structural System | Superstructure  and Substructure | Tension & Deflection Forces

Structural System | Superstructure  and Substructure | Tension & Deflection Forces

Structural System | Superstructure and Substructure | Tension & Deflection Forces What is Structural System The structural system of a building is designed and constructed to support the loads applied to the building and transmit them safely to the ground without damaging the building. Some structural systems are based on a single material, such as heavy timber structures. Others […]

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Brick sizes: Standard Brick Dimensions | Brick Dimensions Table

Brick sizes: Standard Brick Dimensions | Brick Dimensions Table

Brick sizes: Standard Brick Dimensions | Brick Dimensions Table What are Bricks? Bricks are types of blocks commonly used to build walls, partitions, pavements, and other parts in masonry buildings’ works. Typically, the term brick means a block composed of dried clay but is now also used informally to mean other chemically cured construction blocks. […]

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What is Cofferdams? | Types of Cofferdams

What is Cofferdams? A cofferdam is a structure that retains water and allows a work area to be dewatered so that crews can pour concrete, excavate, repair, weld, and construct.  Cofferdams are typically used for the construction of bridge piers and other support structures built within water Cofferdams walls are usually made from sheet piles […]

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Caisson Foundation | Types of Caissons | Advantages  and Disadvantages of Caisson Foundation

Caisson Foundation | Types of Caissons | Advantages and Disadvantages of Caisson Foundation

Caisson Foundation | Types of Caissons | Advantages and Disadvantages of Caisson Foundation What is a caisson In engineering, a caisson is a watertight retaining structure used to carry out  construction work underwater It is used on the foundations of a bridge pier, for the construction of a concrete dam, or for the repair of […]

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