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The Constructor - Civil Engineering Home for Civil Engineers

The Constructor - Civil Engineering Home provides informational resources to Civil Engineers in United States of America, India, United Kingdom, Australia and around the world on various subjects such as construction management, Structural Engineering, Building Construction Tips, How to Guides for Civil Engineers etc.

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What are Different Layers in a Bituminous Pavement?

Bituminous pavements are constructed in different layers such as base course, binder course and surface course. These layers are made of different materials and provides different functions to the bituminous pavements. Different Layers in a Bituminous Pavement 1. Bituminous Base Course Base course ...

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How to Choose Type of Pile Foundation for Construction?

How to choose type of pile foundation? The types of pile along with their advantages and disadvantages and applications can be used to guide designer to choose the most appropriate type of pile for the given condition:Driven pile Driven and cast in ...

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Structural Systems for Construction of Multistory Building

There different types of structural systems which are used in the construction of multistory buildings. These systems for multi storey buildings can provide resistance to earthquake forces. Details of these structural systems are discussed in the following sections. Structural Systems for Construction ...

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Uses of Cement

There are different uses of cement such as to make cement mortar, cement concrete which are used in construction of various types of masonry and concrete structures. These uses of cement are discussed in detail. Uses of Cement Following are ...

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What are Methods of Driving Piles Over Water?

Various methods have been developed to drive piles over water. Piles are used as a foundation for various marine structures such as wharves and jetties. These piles need to be driven over water. The methods of driving piles over water along ...

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Extruded and Wood Mold Bricks for Residential Construction

Extrusion and Molding are the main two means by which the bricks are manufactured. The bricks produced by each method have similar characteristics but have differences that are noticeable. Extruded Brick in Residential Construction The main composition of bricks is clay or ...

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ISO 9000 in Construction Industry

The present development strategies throughout the world demands formal quality management system as a necessary attribute for any business. The main objective of quality management system is to ensure that the management system to be proficientProfessionally Operationally Commercially ContractuallyWhen talking about the history ...

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