Category : Concrete Technology Guide For CIvil Engineer

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

Visual Inspection of Underwater RCC Structures -Tools and Limitations

Visual inspection is the most widely used method for inspection of underwater reinforced concrete structures. This technique is economical, and it neither time consuming nor needs expensive and large number of equipments. Not only does visual inspection utilize to specify damages ...

Applications of High Density Radiation Shielding Concrete in Construction

High density radiation shielding concrete is produced by blending heavy weight aggregate, cement, water, and special additives. Applications of radiation shielding concrete is discussed. Aggregates for high density concrete for radiation shielding are iron shot and steel punching which are utilized ...

Long Term Properties of Geopolymer Concrete with Low Calcium Fly Ash

Geopolymer concrete has been employed in many applications for example earth retaining structures and water containing structures. Properties of geopolymer concrete with low calcium fly ash is discussed. Geopolymer is composed of alkaline liquid and source materials which is either natural ...

Anti-Washout Admixture for Underwater Concreting -Types, Advantages and Uses

Anti-washout admixture of concrete for underwater concreting is produced as a viscosity modifying admixture to enhance the rheological properties of cement paste. It mainly composed of microbial polysaccharides for example gum or polysaccharide derivatives for instance hydroxyethyl cellulose and hydroxypropyl ...

Explosive Spalling of Concrete Structural Elements during Fire

When structural concrete elements are exposed to fire, it is possible that explosive spalling of concrete takes place. The explosive spalling of concrete is occurred when free water (water that is not employed for hydration reaction and remained unused in ...

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 ...

Factors Affecting Durability of Fiber Reinforced Concrete (FRC)

There are various factors which affects the durability of fiber reinforced concrete such as temperature, weathering, corrosion, freezing and thawing etc. are discussed. Durability of concrete element is the ability of the member to resist aggressive environment, accidental event, and impact ...