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Monday, August 15, 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 in ground...

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 are low...

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 or concrete...

Different types of loads in buildings and structures

A structural load is a force, deformation, or acceleration applied to structural elements. A load causes stress, deformation, and displacement in a structure. Structural...

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% of a building’s...

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 pattern. The...

Reasons of Cracks in Buildings

ABSTRACT Building cracks are most common problem found in any type of building. We all love to have a house which structurally safe and beautiful...

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 products are...

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 placements of...

Waterproofing membranes – types and applications

A waterproofing membrane is a layer of water-tight material that is laid onto a surface to prevent water leaks or damage. Waterproofing membranes generally...

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