Category : Concrete Technology Guide For CIvil Engineer

Concrete technology guide provides information on materials, properties, mix design. types, strength and durability of concrete.

Fire Resistance of Concrete Materials and Structures

The performance of concrete in fire is well appreciable, whether it is in material form or in the engineered form. Many issues due to fire risk can be reduced drastically by the application of concrete as a structural material. This is ...

Architectural Cast-in-Place Concrete and its Mix, Features and Uses

Architectural concrete provides higher aesthetic finish and serves the structural function for a building. Mix proportions, features and uses of architectural cast-in-place concrete is discussed. History of Architectural Cast-in-Place Concrete The first use of architectural concrete was recognized at the Corbusier’s Carpenter ...

Factors Affecting Durability of Lightweight Concrete and its Remedies

Lightweight concrete has many applications and hence its significant to know its durability properties and resistance in different environmental conditions. That is why the durability of lightweight concrete is discussed in the following sections. Lightweight concrete according to American code is ...

Concrete Cloth -Properties, Materials, Applications and Process of Making

Concrete Cloth is flexible cement impregnated fabric. Process of making concrete cloth, properties, materials and applications in construction is discussed. Concrete has evolved enormously and drastically from a long time. New technologies, methods and materials have been found and invented to ...