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Concrete Wall Construction Process Including Materials

Concrete Wall Construction Process Including Materials

Construction of concrete walls is a crucial phase in building construction. It is constructed as a load bearing structure to transfers loads from floor to the wall below or to the foundation, in addition to divide spaces in multi-storey buildings. ...

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Brick Masonry Definition, Types, and Construction

Brick Masonry Definition, Types, and Construction

Brick Masonry Definition Brick masonry is a highly durable form of construction. It is built by placing bricks in mortar in a systematic manner to construct solid mass that withstand exerted loads. There are several types of bricks and number of ...

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Trapezoidal Footing Formula

Trapezoidal Footing Formula

The trapezoidal footing formula is used to determine the volume of a trapezoidal footing from the respective drawing specifications. Here, the trapezoidal footing formula is explained and clarified with the help of an example. Trapezoidal Footing Formula As shown in figure-1 below, ...

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What is Concrete Temperature Limit?

What is Concrete Temperature Limit?

Concrete Temperature limits are established to ensure that high quality concrete with specified requirements are produced. Various standards and specifications provide limits on temperature of concrete so as to achieve designated strength and durability. Concrete temperature limits changes based on the ...

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