What is Geosynthetic Clay Liner? Geosynthetic Clay Liner Applications Installing Geosynthetic Clay Liner

What is Geosynthetic Clay Liner? Geosynthetic Clay Liner Applications Installing Geosynthetic Clay Liner | Geosynthetic Clay Liner Advantages & Disadvantages | Geosynthetic Clay Liner Cost/Price What is Geosynthetic Clay Liner? The Geosynthetic clay liner, also known as GCL, is a special non-woven synthetic liner that is manufactured to be used as a sustainable and environmentally […]

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What Are Atterberg Limits Test? | Uses of Atterberg Limits Shrinkage Limit | Liquid Limit | Plastic Limit

What Are Atterberg Limits Test? | Uses of Atterberg Limits Shrinkage Limit | Liquid Limit | Plastic Limit What Are Atterberg Limits? Atterberg Limits is a set of tests used in geotechnical engineering to test the particle size of soil aggregates. It is a basic indicator of a fine-grained soil’s essential water content: its shrinkage […]

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What are Geotextiles Fabric, Geogrid & Geosynthetics? Uses, Types & Geotextile Advantages & Disadvantages

What are Geotextiles Fabric, Geogrid & Geosynthetics? | Geotextiles Uses | Geotextiles Types |  Geotextile Advantages & Disadvantages What are Geotextile Fabric? Geotextiles are permeable materials that, when combined with soil, can separate, filter, reinforce, protect, or drain. Geotextile fabrics, which are often comprised of polypropylene or polyester, are classified into three types: woven (similar […]

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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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