Category : Building Technology and Construction Guide

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

Wooden Concrete Formwork Design Criteria with Calculation Formulas

Wooden formworks are generally used for construction due to its ease of use. Different criteria for design of wooden formwork and their calculation is discussed. Formwork is substantially significant temporary construction element in the construction of structures. It provides necessary support ...

Fire Safety and Property Protection Systems for Buildings

Fire safety and property protection systems for buildings requires knowledge and understanding of hazards to decrease the potential fire occurrence and its risk to life and property during fire. Importance of Fire Safety and Property Protection Systems for Buildings When fire is ...

What is Facade Retention in Building Construction and its Advantages?

Facade retention is a method of building rehabilitation to bring changes to interior of the building structure. Advantages of facade retention in building construction is discussed. Historic Buildings Redevelopment using Facade Retention Lack of open sites to bring new buildings in the ...

Building Construction with Plastic Bottles- Walls, Roofs and Benefits

Building construction with plastic bottles are low-cost and eco-friendly. Construction of plastic bottle walls, roofs and their benefits in buildings is discussed. Why Plastic Bottles for Building Construction? The packaging and plastic bottles are unlimited today. They comprise a large portion of ...

Grading of Bitumen- Different Methods of Bitumen Grading

There are different methods of grading of bitumen such as chewing, penetration grading, viscosity grading and superpave performance grading of bitumen which are discussed in this article. History of Bitumen Grading The correlation between the bitumen stiffness and temperature varies with the ...

Viscosity of Bituminous Materials – Measurements and Factors

Introduction to Viscosity and Rheology of Bituminous Materials The resistance of a liquid in flowing is defined as the viscosity of that fluid. Under the action of force, the fluid reflects higher resistance when the viscosity is high. The two factors ...