Cold Working and Hot working | Residual Stresses | Recovery and Re-Crystallization

Cold Working and Hot working | Residual Stresses | Recovery and Re-Crystallization

Cold Working and Hot working | Residual Stresses | Recovery and Re-Crystallization Cold Working What is Cold Working? When a metal is subjected to a mechanical process like drawing, cold rolling, bending, etc., it undergoes plastic deformation below the re-crystallization temperature. The process is termed as cold working. Most of the cold working processes are performed […]

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Cohesive Soil  and Cohesionless Soil | Soil Liquefaction

Cohesive Soil and Cohesionless Soil | Soil Liquefaction

Cohesive Soil and Cohesionless Soil | Soil Liquefaction Cohesive Soil and Cohesionless Soil Generally, the soils are categorized in very different combinations, and the collapse of soil during excavation work depends on their properties. Mainly two types of soil which can be categorized are: Cohesive Soil Cohesionless Soil Cohesive Soil. Cohesive soils can be defined […]

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Combined Footing Design: An Important Structural Element

Combined Footing Design: An Important Structural Element What is Combined Footing? A Combined footing is typically a combination of various footings types, that utilizes the properties of different types of  footing in a single footing based on the requirement of the structure. A combined footing carries two or more columns along a straight line Combined Footing Design  

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Soil Bearing Capacity & Calculating Safe Bearing Capacity of Soil

Soil Bearing Capacity & Calculating Safe Bearing Capacity of Soil

Soil Bearing Capacity & Calculating Safe Bearing Capacity of Soil Soil Bearing Capacity (SBC) is the soil’s capacity to support the applied load to the ground. The soil bearing capacity is the highest contact pressure between the soil and the foundation, which should not result in shear failure in the soil. The bearing capacity depends typically […]

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Making Home Ownership Affordable with Hollow Blocks

Making Home Ownership Affordable with Hollow Blocks

Making Home Ownership Affordable with Hollow Blocks Concrete blocks are made in three different types:  solid, hollow and interlocking blocks. Hollow Concrete blocks have void area larger than twenty five percent, they come in different shapes and sizes. These blocks are  commonly used in construction works such as walls of buildings, retaining walls and office […]

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What is Soil Structure? Types of Soil Structure |  Soil Structure Diagram | Expansive Soil Foundation

What is Soil Structure? Types of Soil Structure | Soil Structure Diagram | Expansive Soil Foundation

What is Soil Structure?| What Exactly Are Expansive Soils | Why Is Soil Compaction a Problem? What is Soil Structure? Soil structure refers to the way individual soil particles (sand, silt, and clay) assemble together to form aggregates (or peds). These soil particles are cemented together by chemical, physical, and biological processes to form layers. The […]

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