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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.

Different Types of Paints and their Applications in Construction

Paints are mixture of pigments and binders generally available in liquid state. Different types of paints and their applications in construction is discussed. Paints form a solid film when applied on a surface. This film protects the surface from many dangers ...

Factors Affecting Durability of Lightweight Concrete and its Remedies

Lightweight concrete has many applications and hence its significant to know its durability properties and resistance in different environmental conditions. That is why the durability of lightweight concrete is discussed in the following sections. Lightweight concrete according to American code is ...

Tunnel Construction Techniques and Their Details

A tunnel construction is an underground passage provided beneath earth surface or water. Different methods of tunnel construction and their details are discussed. In most of the cases tunnel construction is expensive but it saves time and provides comfort. Large excavation ...