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Recommendations for Good Brick Masonry Construction Practices

Several recommendations for good site brick masonry construction includes practices for accuracy and tolerances, appearance, durability, structural performance, weatherproofing, thermal performance and accommodation of...

Characteristics of Ground Movements Induced by Excavations

It is crucial for engineer to have adequate information regarding possible ground movements and identify its characteristics to consider proper measures against such undesired...

How to Set Up Dewatering Plan for Excavations?

Procedures used for dewatering plans for an excavation includes selection of dewatering method, determination of hydraulic parameter, determination of the well capacity and Estimation...

Site Factors Affecting Construction Cost of Heavy Civil Projects

There are several site factors that lead to increase construction of heavy civil projects. These factors are not the same from one project to...

Tolerances for Concrete Foundation Construction as per ACI 117M-10

Specification tolerances for concrete foundation construction as per ACI 117M such as tolerances for plumb line deviation, location displacement, deviation from elevation, plane and...

Construction of Stone Masonry Footing

The construction of stones bonded together with mortar is called stone masonry. Stone masonry footing is a structural foundation constructed to support walls. Different...

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