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HYDROLOGICAL CYCLE – PROCESS AND COMPONENTS

What is hydrological Cycle? Hydrological cycle is the cyclic movement of water containing basic continuous processes like evaporation, precipitation and runoff as Runoff – >  Evaporation – > Precipitation  – > Runoff. This is a continuous cycle which starts ...

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DIFFERENT FAILURES IN RCC BUILDING – CASE STUDIES

In small residential buildings the quality of construction is seldom questionable. The reason varies from poor building material quality to lack of knowledge of good construction practices. Most of the times, engineers are ignored by individual house owners and masons ...

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HOW TO CONTROL REBAR CORROSION IN CONCRETE?

Why Corrosion Control of Reinforcement bars (Rebars) is necessary? Corrosion control of steel reinforcement is necessary to prevent damage and failure of concrete structures. Nearly 40% of failure of concrete structures is due to corrosion of embedded steel reinforcement. There ...

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CROSS DRAINAGE WORKS AND ITS TYPES

What is cross drainage works? Cross drainage works is a structure constructed when there is a crossing of canal and natural drain, to prevent the drain water from mixing into canal water. This type of structure is costlier ...

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PLANNING, SCHEDULING IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

Planning, scheduling is an important part of the construction management. Planning and scheduling of construction activities helps engineers to complete the project in time and within the budget. The term ‘Construction’ does not only denotes physical activities involving men, ...

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TYPES OF ARCHES CONSTRUCTION

Types of arches based on shape, material of construction, workmanship and number of centers are discussed here. An arch is constructed in curved shape due to which loads from above is distributed to supports (pier or abutment). Types of Arches Arches ...

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TYPES OF SCAFFOLDING IN CONSTRUCTION

What is the scaffolding? Scaffolding is a temporary structure to support the original structure as well as workmen used it as a platform to carry on the construction works. Types of scaffolding varies with the type of construction work. Scaffolding is ...

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