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ESTIMATING PROJECT ACTIVITY DURATION

In most scheduling procedures, each work activity has an associated time duration. These durations are used extensively in preparing a schedule. TABLE 1: Durations and Predecessors for a Four Activity Project Illustration ...

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STRUCTURAL DESIGN PROCESS

The entire process of structural planning and design requires not only imagination and conceptual thinking but also sound knowledge of practical aspects, such as recent design codes and bye-laws, backed up by ample experience, institution and judgment. It is emphasized that ...

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ALL ABOUT LIGHT WEIGHT CONCRETE

LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETEThe use of LWC (Lightweight concrete) has been a feature in the construction industry for centuries, but like other material the expectations of the performance have raised and now we are expecting a consistent, reliable material ...

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QUALITY CONTROL MEASURES AT SITE

QUALITY CONTROL MEASURESStudy duties responsibilities, Tender specification, standards, codes of practice and work instruction.Evolve effective acceptance/rejection procedures for construction materials in coordination with the project purchase department.Do proper sampling and testing of steel, cement, ...

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RCC SLAB CASTING – WORK PROCEDURE

Materials and Machinery usedBatching plant. Transit mixer Concrete pump Vibrators Chute and CI PipesScope of the workMarking the slab Placing the reinforcement Form work for slab Placing the concreteReinforcementIt shall be as per BBS prepared according to approved drawing. The R/F shifting and binding shall be started ...

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BRICK WORK IN SUPERSTRUCTURE

Working ProcedureAll the bricks to use in construction are soaked well in water so that they don’t absorb water from the mortar. Mortar is spread on the top of the foundation course over an area to be covered by the ...

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CONCRETE- SUPER STRUCTURE

RCC COLUMNS Materials and Machinery usedBatching plant.Transit mixerConcrete pumpVibratorsChute and C I Pipes.ScopeMarking the columnsPlacing the reinforcementForm work for columnsPlacing the concreteErection of ColumnThe size of column to be marked and checkedForm work consists ...

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BACKFILLING, CONSOLIDATION & COMPACTION

PreparationThe ground over which the filling has to be done should be cleaned off all grass, loose stones, rubbish of all kinds etc. If there is water in the area, it should be pumped or bailed out. If the plinth depth ...

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ANTI-TERMITE TREATMENT

Materials and Tools usedChemicals UsedDildrin Aldrin Heptachlor Chlordane Chloropyripas 20 ECEquipmentCrow bar Measuring Jar Plastic drums 20-lit capacity. Pouring Jar SprayerWorking ProcedureThe anti termite treatment will be done by an approved specialized agency. The earth surface to be cleaned from wooden and any other garbage Particles. The entire ...

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PLAIN CEMENT CONCRETE (PCC)-WORK PROCEDURE

Materials and Tools usedAuto level instrument – 1 Nos Wooden /Steel rammer – 1 Nos Mixer machine – 1 NosScope of workVerifying levels and dimension Ramming the earth surface Placing the concrete. Ramming and finishing the concrete surfaceWorking ProcedureExcavation levels and dimensions to be checked ...

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