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VARIABLE HEAD PERMEABILITY TEST OF SOIL

TO DETERMINE THE PERMEABILITY OF A SOIL SPECIMEN BY THE VARIABLE HEAD PERMEAMETER Theory: The variable head permeameter is used to measure the permeability of relatively less pervious soils. The coefficient of permeability is given by

HOW BUILDINGS TWIST DURING EARTHQUAKES?

Why a Building Twists In your childhood, you must have sat on a rope swing - a wooden cradle tied with coir ropes to the sturdy branch of an old tree. The more modern versions of these swings can ...

FIRE DAMAGE ASSESSMENT OF BUILDINGS

Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA) – Lab Test – Assessment of qualitative and quantitative composition of sample of concrete X-ray Diffraction (XRD) – Lab Test – To determine the extern of deterioration in concrete subjected to fireDifferential Thermal Analysis (DTA)DTA ...

Corrosion Potential Assessment of Concrete Structures

Methods of Corrosion Potential Assessment of Concrete Structures 1. Cover meter survey The necessity to provide adequate cover thickness to control corrosion needs no emphasis. A cover thickness survey is useful to determine existing cover thickness in a specified location, where a damage ...

Determination of Shrinkage Limit of Remoulded Soil

The shrinkage limit of soil is the water content of the soil when the water is just sufficient to fill all the pores of the soil and the soil is just saturated. The volume of the soil does not decrease ...