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Durability of Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag GGBFS Concrete

Durability of concrete is an important factor considered for structures. Effect of GGBFS of durability properties of concrete is discussed in this article. Durability is an important factor that must be appreciable for any structure so that it is performing for ...

Trenchless Renewal Methods for Replacement, Renovation of Pipelines

The trenchless renewal methods and innovations in construction is still developing. The trenchless renewal method helps in providing facilities like replacement, rehabilitation, renovation or upgradation. Collectively we regard it as renewal method, where a new life is given to an already ...

Types of Design Loads for Masonry Lintel with Calculations

Various types of loads are subjected on masonry lintel which need to be identified and calculated for design of masonry lintels. Lintel is defined as a transverse load beams which are positioned over an opening in a wall to support ...

Methods and Procedure for Repair of Underwater Concrete Structures

Several methods are used for repair of underwater concrete structure. These methods with procedure for repair of underwater concrete structures is discussed. Repair of Underwater Concrete Structures – Methods and Procedure Following are the different methods to repair underwater concrete structures:Surface spalling ...

Methods of Testing Compressive Strength of Masonry

Testing compressive strength of masonry before construction and for every 464.5 m2 of masonry work during construction is required as per Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structure (ACI 530.1- 11) and under its quality assurance program, certification of ...

Measures to Mitigate Cracks in Reinforced Concrete Structures

There are several factors that lead to develop cracks in different elements of reinforced buildings. These cracks might lead to failure of the building in terms of serviceability design. In this article, principle techniques which can be used to mitigate cracks ...

Prestressed Concrete Bridge Shapes for Aesthetic Construction

The entire form of the bridge, superstructure, and substructure shapes connect with each other without exhibiting joints if the design of the bridge is appropriate. While producing the final shapes of the bridge members, it is significant to completely consider how ...