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BRICK WORK IN SUPERSTRUCTURE

Working ProcedureAll the bricks to use in construction are soaked well in water so that they don’t absorb water from the mortar. Mortar is spread on the top of the foundation course over an area to be covered by the ...

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CONCRETE- SUPER STRUCTURE

RCC COLUMNS Materials and Machinery usedBatching plant.Transit mixerConcrete pumpVibratorsChute and C I Pipes.ScopeMarking the columnsPlacing the reinforcementForm work for columnsPlacing the concreteErection of ColumnThe size of column to be marked and checkedForm work consists ...

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BACKFILLING, CONSOLIDATION & COMPACTION

PreparationThe ground over which the filling has to be done should be cleaned off all grass, loose stones, rubbish of all kinds etc. If there is water in the area, it should be pumped or bailed out. If the plinth depth ...

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ANTI-TERMITE TREATMENT

Materials and Tools usedChemicals UsedDildrin Aldrin Heptachlor Chlordane Chloropyripas 20 ECEquipmentCrow bar Measuring Jar Plastic drums 20-lit capacity. Pouring Jar SprayerWorking ProcedureThe anti termite treatment will be done by an approved specialized agency. The earth surface to be cleaned from wooden and any other garbage Particles. The entire ...

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PLAIN CEMENT CONCRETE (PCC)-WORK PROCEDURE

Materials and Tools usedAuto level instrument – 1 Nos Wooden /Steel rammer – 1 Nos Mixer machine – 1 NosScope of workVerifying levels and dimension Ramming the earth surface Placing the concrete. Ramming and finishing the concrete surfaceWorking ProcedureExcavation levels and dimensions to be checked ...

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WORK PROCEDURE – EXCAVATION

EXCAVATION is the preliminary activity of the construction project. It starts from the pits for the building foundations and continues up to the handing over of the project.

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COMPACTION FACTOR TEST

AIM To study the workability of concrete APPARATUS Compaction factor apparatus’ trowels, hand scoop (15.2 cm long), a rod of steel or other suitable material (1.6 cm diameter, 61 cm long rounded at one end ) and a balance. SAMPLING Concrete mix (M15) is ...

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COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF MORTAR CUBES

AIM To find the compressive strength of standard cement sand mortar cubes. APPARATUS 7.06cm cubes moulds (50cm2 face area), apparatus for gauging and mixing mortar, vibrator, compression testing maching etc. PROCEDURE Take 200gm of cement and 600gm of standard sand in the proportion 1:3 by ...

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FINAL SETTING TIME OF CEMENT

To determine the final setting time of cement. This test is required to understand the rate of gain of strength of cement w.r.t. to time. APPARATUS Vicat apparatus, needle for initial setting time, stop watch. PROCEDURE Take 400 gm of cement in a pan. ...

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INITIAL SETTING TIME OF CEMENT (IS 4031, IS 269)

To determine the initial setting time of cement. This test is required to understand the time cement takes for initial setting between mixing and transporting and placing of concrete. APPARATUS Vicat apparatus, needle for initial setting time, stop watch. PROCEDURE Take 400 gm of cement in ...

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