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Infrared Thermography in Construction and its Applications

Infrared thermography has applications in assessment of properties of building materials and structures in civil engineering and construction. In the civil engineering construction field, it is not only necessary to built up structures as per plan, but also to ...

Trenchless Construction Methods and Their Details and Uses

Trenchless Construction Methods Trenchless construction methods can be implemented for new construction as well as for renewal purpose. Each purpose requires specific trenchless construction techniques. Classification of Trenchless Construction Methods The classification flow chart of trenchless construction methods are shown in figure-1. ...

Trenchless Technology in Construction and their Methods

The concept trenchless technology is a word used to describe a set or family of activities that are employed in construction work or in civil engineering. The set of works involves activities or techniques for making holes or conduit renovation ...

Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag in Concrete & its Advantages

The ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBFS) is a by-product of iron manufacturing which when added to concrete improves its properties such as workability, strength and durability. This material is obtained by the heating of iron ore, limestone and coke at ...

Tolerances and Workmanship for Reinforced Masonry Construction as per ACI

Tolerances and workmanship for the construction of reinforced masonry wall is important to provide required strength and aesthetics appearances to structures. Construction technology has been evolved and developed over years however; masonry constructions that have been practiced for many years are ...

How to Control Deflection of Reinforced Concrete Beams and Slabs?

In most cases design of reinforced concrete beams and slabs is governed by deflection rather than strength. Various measures to control deflections of RCC beams and slabs are explained in this article. If these options are implemented properly, the result could ...