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Modulus of Rupture of Concrete Beam

Modulus of Rupture of Concrete Beam

Modulus of rupture is a measure of the tensile strength of concrete beams or slabs. Flexural strength identifies the amount of stress and force an unreinforced concrete slab, beam or other structure can withstand such that it resists any bending ...

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What is Affordable Concrete House Construction?

What is Affordable Concrete House Construction?

Affordable concrete house construction is needed at current times more than ever before due population growth, depletion of energy source, and other factors. The population growth leads to increase demand for houses which consequently the use of operational energy and ...

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How to Construct Concrete Stairs?

How to Construct Concrete Stairs?

Construction of concrete stairs includes steps such as designing, preparing foundation, building formwork, placement of reinforcement steel bars, concreting, finishing and curing. Construction of concrete stairs is a difficult task that requires an engineer to study all the aspects and design ...

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Concrete Driveway Construction Process – Advantages

Concrete Driveway Construction Process – Advantages

Concrete Driveway construction is gaining higher popularity over asphalt or bitumen or other paving materials. Concrete driveways also called as cement driveways offer a variety of decorative options which make these driveways unique from other methods of driveway construction. Here, the ...

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What is Cost of Concrete Construction?

What is Cost of Concrete Construction?

Concrete construction cost is one of the crucial and major components of total cost of a project. It greatly influences the total cost, so it is required to be estimated accurately. There are several parameters that influence the cost of ...

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What is Spalling Concrete? Their Causes and Repair

What is Spalling Concrete? Their Causes and Repair

Spalling is break away of concrete surface which often extends to the top layers of reinforcing steel. Spalls may be 150 mm or more in diameter and 25mm or more in depth, and the occurrence of smaller spalls also possible ...

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