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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.

Various Components of Staircase and their Details

There are various components or parts of a staircase which have their own functions. Each components of a staircase and their details is discussed in this article. Various Components or Parts of Staircase and their Details Following are the various components of ...

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ROBUSTNESS OF BUILDINGS

Robustness of Buildings is explained by an example of a building collapse. The whole building collapsed due a pressure cooker blast on 20th floor. Early one morning in 1967 a large part of the building (shown in fig.) in north London, ...

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BUILDING SECURITY AND CONTROL SYSTEMS

Building security and control system have become necessary with increasing size and complexity of buildings. The building security and control system is designed to monitor and control mechanical and electrical installations, fire protection and escape, burglary, assault and emergency communication. In ...

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ROLLING SHUTTERS SPECIFICATIONS

Materials Used in Rolling Shutter:Rolling shutters are a type of door normally used for godowns and shops. The specification of rolling shutter shall be as per the requirement of the client. Here I am trying to put general information about ...

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FLOORING AND FALSE FLOORING

FLOORING AND FALSE FLOORING Flooring is essentially required for any building. For a building to look good it is very much necessary that proper flooring pattern is selected. While deciding the flooring pattern one must also consider the function of the ...

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LAMINATE FLOORING – DO IT YOURSELF

Laminate flooring In today’s trend of homely yet modern design is plenty of space for laminate flooring. The ease of maintenance and hygienic properties of this type of flooring are just two of the reasons that more and more people choose ...

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SLABJACKING

SLABJACKING The purpose of slab jacking is to raise a slab in place permanently, prevent impact loading, correct faulty drainage, and prevent pumping at transverse joints by injection of a grout under the slab. The grout fills voids under the slab, ...

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REPAIRS OF COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

Concrete construction is generally expected to give trouble free service through out its intended design life. However, these expectations are not realized in many constructions because of structural deficiency, material deterioration, unanticipated over loadings or physical damage. Premature material deterioration ...

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MISCELLANEOUS REGULATIONS FOR BUILDINGS

DISTANCE OF BUILDINGS FROM ELECTRIC LINES No verandah, balcony, saiban or the like be allowed to be erected or re-erected or any additions or alterations made to a building with the distances (quoted below) as per the current Indian Electricity Rules ...

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