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Methods of Dewatering Excavations at Construction Site

Dewatering of excavations are required at construction sites generally for foundation works. Various methods for dewatering of excavations are described. Firm and sound working conditions are indispensable when construction of buildings, powerhouse, dams, and other structures has to be executed. These ...

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CONCRETE PLACEMENT INSPECTION CHECKLIST

Quality control of concrete starts with inspection of concrete during pre-placement, during placement and post-placement. Type of inspection of concrete depends on type of concrete, i.e. PCC or RCC, type of elements to be casted, such as RCC ...

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PROPER METHODS FOR CONCRETE PLACEMENT

PROCEDURE FOR PLACING OF CONCRETE: Before any concrete is placed the entire placing programme consisting of equipment, layout, proposed procedures and methods is planned and no concrete is placed until formwork is inspected and found suitable for placement. Equipment for ...

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POOR CONSTRUCTION METHODS AND WORKMANSHIP TO AVOID

Poor construction methods and workmanship is responsible for the failure of buildings and structure. The poor construction methods and workmanship is caused due to negligence and inadequate quality control at construction site. The effects of some of the poor construction ...

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Procedure for Excavation in Rocks

Many times excavation in rocks are required for foundation of structure. The procedure for excavation in rocks is different than excavation in ordinary soils. It requires skilled manpower and specialized tools and equipments for excavating the rocky ground. Procedure for Excavation ...

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Methods of Concreting of Columns, Pedestals and Footings

Proper concreting of reinforced concrete columns, pedestals and footings is needed to ensure desired strength and durability of these structural members. Improper method of concreting may lead to corrosion of steel reinforcement due to pores, cracks in concrete and concrete may ...

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