Category : Construction Engineering & Management

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

EARNED VALUE ANALYSIS

In construction industry Earned value analysis (EVA) is the one of the most popular and standard method of measuring a works progress at any given time, also forecasting its final date of completion and completion cost. it is also used ...

SOME NOTABLE EXCERPTS IN CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

Some excerpts of the decisions given by the Indian courts on arbitration: 1. In case of errors apparent on the face of the award it can only be set aside if in the award there is any wrong proposition of law ...

MOST SUITABLE MATERIAL FOR CONSTRUCTION

Stone, bricks and concrete are materials that can be used in construction of buildings. Each materials has its own characteristic that makes them different to the other materials. In other word, each of these materials have their own advantages and ...

THE TIME VALUE OF MONEY

THE TIME VALUE OF MONEY The time value of money is a relationship between the value of money today and its value at some future date, considering the interest charged or paid for the use of money. When an asset ...

CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION STAGES

During the concrete construction stage, actual work is executed as per the plans and specifications prepared earlier. The construction methodology is carried out in a planned manner preventing wastage of manpower, materials and money and ensuring completion of the project ...

POWER SHOVEL – BASIC PARTS & ITS OPERATION

POWER SHOVEL – BASIC PARTS & ITS OPERATION Power shovel is construction equipment whose value is to excavate the earth and load it into the trucks or other hauling equipment waiting nearby. They are capable of excavating all classes of earth, ...

TYPES OF VIBRATORS FOR CONCRETE COMPACTION

Different types of vibrators are used in concrete compaction for different types of construction and structural requirements. Since concrete contains particles of different sizes, the most effective compaction of concrete can be achieved by using vibrators with different speeds of vibration. Poly-frequency concrete ...

LOAD BEARING MASONRY

Load bearing masonry is among the oldest and most widespread building techniques in the world. The earliest load bearing masonry consisted to stones stacked one over the other. Over the passage of time, the stones were chiseled and dressed to ...

STACKED LOG CONSTRUCTION

Log houses originated in Europe where they were hastily erected as hunting cabins. Stacked log homes today are elaborate structures worth several hundred thousand dollars in some cases. Coniferous trees are ideal for constructing stacked log houses are the timber ...

CONSULTANCY IN CONSTRUCTION

Civil engineers commonly work as consultants by becoming employees or independent contractors for engineering consulting companies. These consultants most often provide design and analysis services. They plan and design buildings, bridges, highways, water treatment plants, harbors, railroads, and airports. They ...