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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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INTAKE STRUCTURES AND TYPES OF INTAKES

What are Intake Structures? Intake structures are used for collecting water from the surface sources such as river, lake, and reservoir and conveying it further to the water treatment plant. These structures are masonry or concrete structures and provides ...

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TYPES OF REINFORCED CONCRETE RETAINING WALL

Retaining wall are generally used to retain earth or other material to maintain unequal levels on two faces. The material on the back face is called backfill. Retaining walls are used in the construction of basement below ground level, wing walls ...

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STRENGTHENING OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES

Strengthening of concrete structures must be considered when the existing structure deteriorates or any alteration to the structure has to be made due to which the structure may fail to serve its purpose. Concerns must be taken to existing materials, ...

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FIRE PROTECTION OF HIGH RISE BUILDINGS

High-rise buildings have unique challenges related to fire protection such as longer egress times and distance, evacuation strategies, fire department accessibility, smoke movement and fire control. The numbers of persons living on high-rise buildings are high compared to low-rise buildings, ...

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BALANCED CANTILEVER METHOD OF BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION

Balanced Cantilever method of Bridge Construction: Balanced cantilever method of bridge construction is chosen where a bridge has few spans which range from 50 to 250m. Construction begins at each bridge pier. Special formwork is positioned and cast-in-situ pier segment is ...

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PROPORTIONING OF RCC RETAINING WALL

Proportioning of reinforced concrete retaining wall elements such as stem, base slab, toe slab and heel slab is important to make the design economical. Following are the preliminary dimensions of retaining wall: a) Width of Base Slab: ...

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RCC STRUCTURES IN COASTAL AREAS

The entire coastal belt of the Indian peninsula is considered as an extremely corrosive belt as per the corrosion map prepared by the Corrosion Advisory Bureau, Metal Research Committee, Jamshedpur. Steel and other ferrous metal along the coastline are susceptible to ...

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