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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Retaining wall design and its types used on construction

A retaining wall is a structure designed and constructed to resist the lateral pressure of soil, when there is a desired change...

Different types of Pile foundation and their use in construction

Foundations can be categorised as shallow foundations or deep foundations. Shallow foundations are typically used where the loads imposed by a structure...

Different types of Waterproofing

Waterproofing is one of the behind-the-scenes stuff that benefits everybody, from babies to the elderly. Reports have shown that waterproofing only accounts for 1%...

Fiber-reinforced concrete – Advantages, types and applications

Fiber Reinforced Concrete is a composite material consisting of fibrous material which increases its structural integrity. It includes mixtures of cement, mortar...

Reasons of Cracks in Buildings

ABSTRACT Building cracks are most common problem found in any type of building. We all love to have...

Space Frame Structure; an analysis of its benefit

A Space Frame structure can be defined as a rigid, lightweight, truss-like structure. It is constructed from interlocking struts in a geometric...

Different Types of Concrete Joints

Joint is a separation provided in a building that allows it’s component parts to move with respect to each other; a joint where two...

Different types of precast concrete products

Different types of precast products have varied applications. Depending on the shape, size, and grade of concrete used, its function varies. These...

Different types of roof tiles

Roof tiles are 'hung' from the framework of a roof by fixing them with nails. The tiles are usually hung in parallel...

Subgrade and subbase for concrete slab

Subbase and subgrade forms a very important component for any successful flooring system. A floor system is as good as soil work...

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