Category : Building Technology and Construction Guide

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

Defects in Brick Masonry due to Poor Workmanships and its Remedies

Defects in brick masonry due to workmanship is a result of poor supervision of masonry works. Various defects in brick masonry and their remedies are discussed. Unlike construction of reinforced concrete structure, construction of brick masonry works is generally done by ...

Different Types of Bitumen, their Properties and Uses

There are different types of bitumen available with different properties, specifications and uses based on requirements of consuming industry. The specification of bitumen also shows variation with the safety, solubility, physical properties, and the durability. To understand the performance of the bitumen ...

Bituminous Materials – Types, Properties and Uses in Construction

Materials that are bound together with bitumen are called bituminous materials. The use of bituminous materials were initially limited to road construction. Now the applications have spread over the area of roof construction, for industrial purposes, carpet tiles, paints and ...