The Constructor - Civil Engineering Home for Civil Engineers

The Constructor - Civil Engineering Home provides informational resources to Civil Engineers around the globe on various subjects such as construction management, Structural Engineering, Building Construction Tips, How to Guides for Civil Engineers etc.

Prestressed Masonry -Methods of Prestressing, Advantages and Applications

Prestressed masonry makes the masonry structures strong in tension. Advantages and applications of prestressed masonry and their methods of prestressing is discussed. Prestressed Masonry – Advantages and Applications, Methods of Prestressing Generally, masonry is substantially very strong in compression however it is ...

Building Construction with Plastic Bottles- Walls, Roofs and Benefits

Building construction with plastic bottles are low-cost and eco-friendly. Construction of plastic bottle walls, roofs and their benefits in buildings is discussed. Why Plastic Bottles for Building Construction? The packaging and plastic bottles are unlimited today. They comprise a large portion of ...

Types of Failures in Rigid Pavements and their Causes and Repair Techniques

Failures in rigid pavements are caused by distresses due to various causes. Repair techniques these types of failures in rigid pavements are discussed. Types of Failures in Rigid Pavements The different types of distresses responsible for failures in rigid pavements are:Joint Spalling Faulting Polished ...

Sprayed Concrete -Properties, Materials and Uses in Construction

Sprayed concrete is also called as guinite or shotcrete is used for rapid concrete construction. Properties, materials and applications of sprayed concrete is discussed. Stabilization and support for the structures can be attained with best quality and performance with the help ...

Strategic Construction Project Planning and Programming Criteria

Strategic construction project planning and programming all the activities carried out helps to shape the programming of its capital projects. This planning is mainly dependent on the demand that is obtained from the market and the constraints in the resources. The ...