Ballast is a granular material which is placed and packed below and around the railway sleepers. Different types of ballast materials used are broken stone, sand, gravel, moorum, brickbats etc. The main purpose of ballast is to transmit the load ...
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Fineness Modulus of Sand (Fine Aggregates) – Calculations, Values
Fineness modulus of fine aggregate is an index number which represents the mean size of the particles in the aggregate. It is calculated by performing sieve analysis with standard sieves.
Calculate Quantities of Materials for Concrete -Cement, Sand, Aggregates
Quantities of materials for concrete such as cement, sand and aggregates for production of required quantity of concrete of given mix proportions such as 1:2:4 (M15), 1:1.5: 3 (M20), 1:1:2 (M25) can be calculated by absolute volume method. This method ...
Rate Analysis of Plastering with Cement Mortar -Material Quantity Calculation
Rate analysis of plastering with cement mortar requires the quantity estimation of materials cement mortar, i.e. quantity of cement, sand and water for various grades of mortar required. Grades of mortar used for plastering is generally same grade as used ...
Rate Analysis for Cement Mortar -Calculate Quantity and Cost
Rate analysis for cement mortar requires estimation of materials i.e. cement and sand required for 1m3 for various proportions, CM 1:2, 1:4, 1:6, 1:8 etc.
Quantity of Cement and Sand Calculation in Mortar
Quantity of Cement and Sand Calculation in Mortar Quantity of cement mortar is required for rate analysis of brickwork and plaster or estimation of masonry work for a building or structure. Cement mortar is used in various proportions, i.e. 1:1, ...
Testing of Sand Quality at Construction Site for Concrete
There are different methods for testing of sand quality at construction site for concrete construction. Quality of sand is as much of importance as other materials for concrete. Aggregate most of which pass through 4.75 mm IS sieve is known as ...
Manufactured Sand (M-Sand) for Concrete -Properties and Advantages
Manufactured sand (M-Sand) is a substitute of river sand for concrete construction produced from hard granite stone by crushing. Advantages and properties of m-sand are discussed.