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Curing Methods for Different Types of Concrete Construction

Different types of structures / construction require different types of concrete curing methods. The curing method of RCC Slab cannot be applied to RCC column. Therefore, in this article, we will discuss about the various concrete curing methods which can ...

Inspection Checklist for Concrete Placement

Inspection of concreting works is an important step to achieve greater strength and durability of the structure. Although it is easy to remember number of checks during inspection of concrete member, a checklist is always required for record of the placement ...

Curing of Cement Concrete – Time and Duration

Concrete Curing Time Curing of cement concrete is defined as the process of maintaining the moisture and temperature conditions of concrete for hydration reaction to normally so that concrete develops hardened properties over time. The main components which needs ...

CONCRETE DURABILITY PROBLEMS IN STRUCTURES

Concrete durability problems in structures can be due to environment to which the concrete structure is exposure or due to internal causes within the concrete.The following conditions causes the concrete durability problems in structures:Temperature Moisture Physical factors Chemical factors Biological factorsDurability of concrete in ...

Quality Management System (QMS) in Concrete Construction

Quality Management System (QMS) for concrete construction must be considered as an important part of the construction project. A set of detailed guidelines regarding the quality management of concrete construction is called as QMS. QMS guidelines will help to improve ...

Design of Concrete Structures for Durability

Generally concrete structures are designed for sizing and strength of structural members and not for durability. Durable design of concrete members as much important as design for strength, to give the structure long life.Safety of structural members does not only ...