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Issues in Instruments Selection for Structural Performance Evaluation Tests

Specific instruments are required for structural performance evaluation. Issues while selection of instruments for these structural evaluation is discussed.

Laboratory Tests on Building Lime as per Indian Standard Code IS 6932-1973

Tests on building lime are conducted in laboratory as per Indian Standard, IS 6932-1973 for quality and composition of lime suitable as a building material.

Laboratory Testing of Lime to be Used as a Building Material in Construction

Various laboratory tests are conducted on building lime for its suitability as material for construction works. Test for consistency of putty is discussed.

Methods of Testing Compressive Strength of Masonry

Testing compressive strength of masonry before construction and for every 464.5 m2 of masonry work during construction is required as per Building Code Requirements...

Interpretation of Concrete In-Situ Test Results for Structural Strength Assessment

Concrete in-situ test results interpretation is important for structural strength assessment. Concrete test results interpretation consists of three stages from which proper conclusion are...

Testing of Concrete Masonry Blocks for Compressive Strength and Density

Compressive strength of concrete Blocks or concrete masonry units are required to know the suitability of these in construction works for various purposes.

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