Category : Building Technology Guide

Building technology and construction guide provides information on building and construction materials for different types of construction works.

Design of Curtain Wall for Water Penetration and Condensation

Designing curtain walls to water penetration plays critical role in keeping the safety, thermal performance and comfort of the structure and residents. Wind driven rains and condensation are considerably problematic and difficult to deal with while curtain wall is designed in ...

Special Construction of Sewer Sanitary Pipe System -Methods and Considerations

There are certain conditions that may be encountered during sewer sanitary pipe system construction. Construction consideration in these conditions, such as shown in Figure-1 and Figure-2 where sanitary sewer crossing waterway does not fall into standard construction cases and they ...

Marston-Spangler Load Analysis Theory for Sewer Sanitary System

Marston-Spangler theory for analysis of loads on sewer sanitary system pipe is established by Marston and it is applicable for most of the loading conditions that may encountered in site. Not only does this analysis approach based on the theory but ...

How to Set Up Sewer Sanitary System Layout?

Sewer sanitary system consists of network of pipelines to carry wastewater from houses to wastewater treatment system. Setting up layout for sewer sanitary system with procedure is discussed. ...

Earthen Wall Construction Methods and Material Tests

Different methods of earthen wall construction, its categories, material properties and tests, earthen construction for seismic prone areas are discussed. Historically, earthen materials have been used for building construction and its utilization is still ongoing due to certain advantages such as ...

Methods and Process of Painting on Different Surfaces

Painting on a surface is not same for all surface types. Some precautions are to be taken before and after painting. Methods and process of painting on different surfaces are discussed. Methods and Process of Painting on Different SurfacesNew wood work Repainting ...

Engineering Properties of Aluminium Construction Material

Aluminium is used as a construction material in different forms for both residential as well as industrial applications. Various engineering properties of aluminium as a construction material is discussed. Introduction of Aluminium Material As a general description about the element “aluminium”, it ...

Insulation for Buildings -Types, Materials and Methods of Installation

Insulation for buildings facilitates retention of energy to make it energy efficient and cost saving. Types, Materials and methods of building insulation is discussed. During earlier periods, the buildings were constructed tremendously with no consideration for insulation mainly because of the ...