Category : Building Tips

Tips on Building construction to civil engineers. This section consists of practical guide and other relevant information on building materials and construction which every civil engineers should know.

Strategies to Protect Buildings Close to Deep Excavation

Building structures close to the excavation for deep foundations may suffer settlement and subsequent cracking and even failure. Therefore, it is necessary to practice utmost cares while deep excavation is carried out to reduce its undesired effect on the surrounding ...

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What are the Types of Ties Used in Building Construction?

Ties are tensioned reinforcements anchored and lapped mechanically or welded. Types of ties in building construction, their design and uses are discussed. What are Ties in Building Construction? Ties are continuous tensioned reinforcements which are completely anchored and sufficiently lapped mechanically or ...

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