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Category : Construction Engineering & Management

Construction Engineering & Management provides information on Equipments, Contracts, Project Management and cost estimation of project.

EARTHEN CONSTRUCTION – ALTERNATE LOW COST HOUSING

Earth is the oldest building material. It use is as widespread as humanity as well. Nearly half the world’s population lives in structures made with some kind of earthen construction technique. To this day, earthen construction remains the most economically ...

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ESTIMATION METHODS OF BUILDING WORKS

The estimation of building quantities like earth work, foundation concrete, brickwork in plinth and super structure etc., can be workout by any of following two methods: a) Long wall – short wall method b) Centre line method. c) Partly centre line and short ...

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SKILL SETS OF A PROJECT MANAGER

Project Management Skill sets There are many misconception about what it takes to become a project manager. Many people think that to become a project manager they must be technical expertise in the industry they are managing. Also, many people become ...

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FOUR PHASES OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT

We have learnt what is project management. There are four phases of project management which are required to manage projects efficiently on quality, time and costs. 1. Defining and organizing the project: Defining project is the first step in ...

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PLANNING OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

Planning is the first step of project management philosophy of planning, organizing and controlling the execution of the projects. Project planning and project scheduling is two separate and distinct function of the project management. Here, we will learn about the ...

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PROJECT MANAGER & PROJECT MANAGEMENT

A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to achieve a particular aim. At the most basic level, a project is actually the response to a need, the solution to a problem. Further it is a solution that promises a benefit ...

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Concrete Under Weather Conditions, Underwater and Aggressive Soils

Sometimes, concrete works has to be carried out in special conditions such as extreme weather, underwater, under sea water and in aggressive soils. These special concreting methods are discussed. Concreting Under Special Conditions 1. Concrete Work in Extreme Weather Conditions – Hot ...

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CONCRETE CRACK REPAIR EQUIPMENT

All concrete crack repair equipment operation must be inspected before, during, and after the crack repair project to ensure proper operation of the equipment, safety of the personnel involved in the project, and potential damage to the pavement due to ...

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Various Types of Joints in Concrete Construction

Joints in concrete building construction are construction joints, expansion joints, contraction joints and isolation joints. They prevent cracking of concrete. Types of Joints in Concrete Constructions Types of joints in concrete constructions are:Construction Joints Expansion Joints Contraction Joints Isolation JointsConstruction Joints in Concrete: Construction joints ...

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