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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.

Specifications of Brickwork in Superstructure

Brick masonry is widely used in the construction of superstructure. Materials used for masonry construction shall be of acceptable quality otherwise the masonry construction would not be able to serve its purpose. So,

Backfilling in Foundation : Types and Procedure

What Is Backfilling? In construction, backfilling is the process of replacing or reusing the soil that is removed during building construction to strengthen and support a structure’s foundation or any other structural member.[caption id="attachment_22335" align="aligncenter" width="600"]

Plain Cement Concrete (PCC)- Work Procedure

Plain cement concrete is the mixture of cement, fine aggregate(sand) and coarse aggregate without steel. PCC is an important component of a building which is laid on the soil surface to avoid direct contact of reinforcement of ...

Work Procedure of Excavation at Construction Site

Work procedure for excavation at construction site involves understanding of centre line and excavation drawings, setting out of plan on ground, excavation of soil and removal of excess soil. Quality checks such as recording ground level and marking of reference ...

Role of Construction Professionals in Monitoring a Construction Project

Role of construction professionals such as architects, engineering consultants, builders, quantity surveyors in monitoring a construction project is discussed.A construction project is a product of different information and designs from different professionals. If these information and designs are to be ...

Standard Contract Documents in Construction

Construction contract documents define the basis of the contract including both parties’ roles, responsibilities, and detailed description of the work or service such as drawings, specifications, procedures, any other conditions, etc. Contract document include sufficient information to be ...