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Compaction Factor Test – Workability of Concrete

Compaction Factor Test - Workability of Concrete Compaction Factor Test is designed in such a way that it can be used only in laboratory but...

Retaining Walls – Types, Design, Stability

Retaining Walls - Types, Design, Stability Retaining walls may be defined as a wall built to resist the pressure of liquid, earth filling, sand, or...
Curing of Concrete

Concrete Curing – Methods – Curing of Concrete

Concrete Curing - Methods - Curing of Concrete What is Curing: It may be defined as the operation of keeping a freshly placed concrete moist during...
hand mixing of concrete

Hand Mixing Of Concrete

Hand Mixing Of Concrete The process of mixing the various ingredients of concrete by manual labour, is called hand mixing of concrete. Hand mixing of...

Chemical Classification of Rocks

Chemical Classification of Rocks The Chemical Classification of Rocks are, (a) Siliceous rocks : These rocks have silica (and, quartz and flint) as their principal constituent...

WaterProofing Concrete, Walls and Floors

WaterProofing Concrete, Walls and Floors A badly made concrete cannot be made waterproofing, to the penetration of water by any admixtures. The first requisite for...

Civil Engineering Terms and Definitions

Civil Engineering Terms and Definitions Some of the basic Civil Engineering Terms and Definitions are listed below, Arcade : A series of arches with their supporting...

Damp Proof Course – Damp Proofing

Damp Proof Course One of the following specifications may be adopted for a damp proof course, according to the type of the construction and the...

Test for Stones

Test for Stones Some of the simple test for stones are listed below, (a) Crushing test for stones: The crushing strength of a stone greatly depends...

Grading of Aggregates – Aggregate Grading

Grading of Aggregates Grading of Aggregates is one which is made up of stones of different sizes, ranging from large to small (inclusive of sand) so...