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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.

Cold Weather Concreting: Guidance, and Strategies

Cold weather concreting is the process of placement, finishing, curing, and protection of concrete during cold weather, as per ACI 306.1. The cold weather occurs when the average outdoor temperature is below 4.4C (40F) for more than three ...

Continuous Flight Auger Piles: Constructions, and Applications

Continuous flight auger (CFA) Piles are also known as auger cast piles, augered cast-in-place piles (ACIP), auger-pressure grout piles, drilled displacement piles and screw piles. It provides an economic, quick, low noise and vibration solution for constructing piles for medium to ...

What is Center of Mass and Center of Gravity?

The center of mass of a system of particles is a specific point at which, for many purposes, the system's mass behaves as if it were concentrated. In another word, center of mass is the point at which the distribution of ...

8 Properties of Polymer Materials for Use in Construction

Mechanical and chemical properties of polymer materials are of great importance to know before use in any construction applications. Such materials are increasingly used in infrastructure construction for instance structural components, protective coating, and adhesives.

Vendor Management in the Construction Industry

Vendor management in construction industry focuses on enlisting the vendors, managing the services and goods provided by the vendors to execute the project in a less complex way. Every construction organisation demands vendor management to handle complexities associated ...

Difference Between Red Bricks and Solid Concrete Blocks

Red bricks are one of the oldest and extensively used building material that is primarily made from clay. Solid concrete blocks are precast concrete blocks manufactured from cement and fine aggregates. The important difference between red bricks and ...