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Category : Building Materials

Building materials provides information on various modern construction materials that are used these days. It also gives information about aggregates, cement, bricks, woods, reinforcement, light weight aggregates, recycled aggregates and other modern materials used in construction industry.

FLOORING AND FALSE FLOORING

FLOORING AND FALSE FLOORING Flooring is essentially required for any building. For a building to look good it is very much necessary that proper flooring pattern is selected. While deciding the flooring pattern one must also consider the function of the ...

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LAMINATE FLOORING – DO IT YOURSELF

Laminate flooring In today’s trend of homely yet modern design is plenty of space for laminate flooring. The ease of maintenance and hygienic properties of this type of flooring are just two of the reasons that more and more people choose ...

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Where Do Designers Go Wrong

Where Do Designers Go Wrong? Typical Problems in Wood Construction Wood and wood products are relatively simple engineering materials, but the conception, design, and construction process is fraught with problems and places to err. In using wood in its many forms ...

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FLEXIBLE ENGINEERED CEMENTITIOUS COMPOSITES

Conventional concretes are almost un-bendable and have a strain capacity of only 0.1 percent making them highly brittle and rigid. This lack of bendability is a major cause of failure under strain and has been a pushing factor in the ...

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MOST SUITABLE MATERIAL FOR CONSTRUCTION

Stone, bricks and concrete are materials that can be used in construction of buildings. Each materials has its own characteristic that makes them different to the other materials. In other word, each of these materials have their own advantages and ...

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REPAIRS OF COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

Concrete construction is generally expected to give trouble free service through out its intended design life. However, these expectations are not realized in many constructions because of structural deficiency, material deterioration, unanticipated over loadings or physical damage. Premature material deterioration ...

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INHIBITORS ADMIXED CEMENT

New concrete buildings are built for long life. Inhibitors added concrete structures have still longer life. The crack formation in concrete structure occurs due to the corrosion of rebar inside the concrete. This occurs because of the surface oxidization of ...

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FLY ASH BRICKS

A Clay brick, which was the primary wall material, is now being replaced by FLY ASH BRICKS, which are hi-tech well-improved quality products. They are competitive in comparison to the conventional clay bricks and provide enormous indirect benefits. The country ...

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PROPERTIES OF POLYMER MATERIALS

PROPERTIES OF POLYMER MATERIALS The civil engineer is chiefly concerned with mechanical properties and with the physiochemical which determine durability. The thermal properties and permeability are also briefly discussed here. Density of Polymer Materials Polymers are materials composed of mainly light elements, relatively ...

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