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What is Intelligent Transportation System? Its Working and Advantages

What is Intelligent Transportation System? Its Working and Advantages

Intelligent transportation system is the application of sensing, analysis, control and communications technologies to ground transportation in order to improve safety, mobility and efficiency. Intelligent transportation system includes a wide range of applications that process and share information to ease congestion, ...

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FACTORS AFFECTING DURABILITY OF CONCRETE

FACTORS AFFECTING DURABILITY OF CONCRETE

DURABILITY OF CONCRETEConcrete durability has been defined by the American Concrete Institute as its resistance to weathering action, chemical attack, abrasion and other degradation processes.Durability is the ability to ...

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COMPRESSIBILITY AND CONSOLIDATION OF SOILS

COMPRESSIBILITY AND CONSOLIDATION OF SOILS

When a soil mass is subjected to a compressive force, its volume decreases. The property of the soil due to which a decrease in volume occurs under compressive force is known as the compressibility of soil. The compression of soil ...

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Mechanization in Construction Industry

Mechanization in Construction Industry

Need for mechanization in construction IndustryThe work can be done speedily.The work can be done in time.Large quantity of materials can be handled , so the size of the project ...

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PLASTERING CONCRETE

PLASTERING CONCRETE

The application of lightweight plasters to Concrete walls or soffits should be regarded as a High risk operation due to the large number of failures that have occurred. The failure often takes the form of a ...

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Stainless Steel Reinforcing Bars – Types and Properties

Stainless Steel Reinforcing Bars – Types and Properties

What are Stainless Steel Reinforcing bars? Stainless steel reinforcing bars are low carbon steel alloy bars and contains minimum 12% of chromium and 8 to 12% of nickel in it. Stainless steel bars are highly corrosive resistant and they can be ...

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