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Reinforced Concrete Beam Detailing According to ACI Code

Clearly, the detailing of the reinforced concrete members is the key to good design and execution of work at the site.That is why poor detailing of reinforcement makes the structure undergo cracking, excessive deflection, or even collapse. Reinforcements resist tensile forces. ...

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What are the Requirements of Partition Walls in Buildings

There are several requirements that a partition wall need to meet otherwise its purpose will be compromised. So, it is necessary to understand partition wall requirements in order to build it with high quality and provide satisfactory performance. This article will shed ...

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Soil Moisture Content-Dry Density Relationship

Introduction In compaction of soils, the main aim is to keep the soil particles close together which leads to improve dry density of soil. The soil with maximum dry density is suitable for the several constructional purposes. But maximum dry density ...

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What is Artificial Stone? Its Types and Applications

What is artificial stone? Artificial stone, which is also called casted stone, is constructed from cement, sand , and natural aggregate such as crushed stone. it is possible to provide certain surface textures to artificial stones. Sometimes, specific pigments used to achieve ...

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