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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.

Properties of Epoxy Resins for Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures

The synthetic resins like epoxy, polyester, acrylic, polyurethane and their similar type of resins are used widely for civil engineering applications. Synthetic resins are employed for:Grouting of cracks formed in the concrete structural elements Repair of concrete structures that got eroded Emergency repair ...

How to Improve Masonry Resistance Against Penetration of Water?

Masonry resistance against water penetration depends on materials used, types of wall, and quality of workmanship. Methods to improve water penetration resistance of masonry is discussed. There are number of methods by which the masonry water penetration resistance can be further ...

Maintenance of Prestressed Concrete Structures from Damages and Deteriorations

Prestressed concrete structures undergo damages and deterioration. Causes of existing prestressed concrete structure damages and their maintenance is discussed. Maintenance of Prestressed Concrete Structures from Damages and Deteriorations Suitably designed and constructed prestressed concrete structure have demonstrated great durability performance ...

Visual Inspection of Underwater RCC Structures -Tools and Limitations

Visual inspection is the most widely used method for inspection of underwater reinforced concrete structures. This technique is economical, and it neither time consuming nor needs expensive and large number of equipments. Not only does visual inspection utilize to specify damages ...