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FACTORS INFLUENCING PAVEMENT DESIGN

There are many factors affecting pavement design. These factors are appropriately considered for design and construction of good quality pavements. Pavements are engineered structures which are used as roads, runways, parking areas, etc. Ground or surface transportation is the most widely ...

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PROPERTIES OF ALUMINIUM AS BUILDING MATERIAL

Aluminium (Aluminum) has properties which makes it suitable as a building / construction material. Nowadays in advanced countries, aluminum became the important construction material for buildings especially for industrial buildings along with brick, cement and steel. The aluminum is one of ...

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TYPES OF SOIL TESTS FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

Types of Soil tests for building construction works depend on properties of soil. Design of foundation is based on soil test report of construction site. Soil tests for construction of buildings or any structure is the first step in construction planning ...

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WHAT IS TUNED MASS DAMPER AND ITS APPLICATIONS?

A tuned mass damper is a device mounted in structures to prevent discomfort, damage, or outright structural failure caused by vibration. They are used in high rise buildings to prevent failure of buildings during earthquakes. They are also known as an active mass ...

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STAMPED CONCRETE AND ITS PREPERATION

What is Stamped Concrete? Stamped concrete is a concrete which gives similar appearance to bricks, tiles, or wood etc., after stamping or texturing or patterning. Stamped concrete is generally used for sidewalks, driveways inside house, pool decks, interior flooring ...

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DIFFERENT TYPES OF PIPE JOINTS IN PLUMBING

Types of pipe joints are major components of plumbing system provided to connect multiple pipes. Pipe joint provided should withstand pressure of each pipe. There are several ways to join pipes, but selection of pipe joint depend upon the pipe size, ...

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TYPES OF PLUMBING PIPES USED IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

Different types of plumbing pipes are used in building construction works for various purposes such as water supply, drainage, waste disposal made of different materials. In every building, sufficient quantity of water should be available at required locations to meet various ...

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