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What is Steel Reinforcement? Types and Properties of Steel Rebars

What is Steel Reinforcement? Steel reinforcement are steel bars that are provided in combination with plain cement concrete to make it reinforced concrete. Hence these...

Construction of Foundation – Depth, Width, Layout and Excavation

Procedure for construction of foundation starts with decision on its depth, width and marking layout for excavation and centerline of foundation. Foundation is the...

Cracks in Masonry Walls – Types, Causes and Repair of Cracks

Several types of cracks occur in masonry walls in a building which can be minor and insignificant, some requiring expensive repairs and in some...
Intermediate Supports

Integral Bridges – Types, Advantages and Limitations

What is an Integral bridge? Integral bridges are constructed without any joints between spans or between span and abutments. The superstructure along with abutments acts...
RPC Structure

Reactive Powder Concrete – Composition and Advantages

What is a Reactive Powder Concrete? Reactive powder concrete (RPC) is the ultra-high strength concrete prepared by replacing the ordinary aggregate of normal concrete with...
Water Content of soil

Determine Water Content of Soil by Oven Dry and Pycnometer Methods

What is Water Content of Soil? The water content of soil is is the ratio of mass of water to mass of soil which is...
Textural classification of soil triangle

What is Soil Texture? Classification System of Soil Texture

What is Soil Texture? The texture of the soil is an indication of the relative content of particles of various sizes in the soil. It...

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