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road machinery

Latest Road Machinery used in Road Construction

Table of Contents Road Construction Machines       Motor Grader Road Roller Machine Asphalt Mixing Plant Forklift Truck Crawler Excavator Dredgers: Road Compacting Equipment: Ditch digging equipment, power shovels, drag lines, and earth-moving eq...

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Jul
31
Formwork or Shuttering

What is Formwork or Shuttering?

Table of Contents What is Formwork or Shuttering? Materials used in concrete Shuttering:            Timber Formwork Plywood Formwork Steel Formwork Formworks on the basis of Materials: Order and Method of Formwork Removal ...

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Jul
26
What is Scaffolding

What is Scaffolding and Its Components?

Table of Contents What is Scaffolding? Components or parts of Scaffolding: Standards: Putlogs: Braces:  Ledger:  Boarding: Railing:  Transoms:  Toeboard:  Bridle:  Types of scaffolding: Single scaffolding (Brick-layer’s scaff...

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Jul
21
Underpinning the Foundation

What is the Purpose of Underpinning the Foundation?

What is Underpinning? Trying to stabilise and deepen an existing foundation by means of underpinning is a delicate building procedure that must be handled with care. A delicate repair like underpinning necessitates careful consideration of the many options. Purpose of Underpinning Underpinn...

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Jul
17
Block Paving or Brick Paving

What is Block Paving or Brick Paving?

What is Block Paving or Brick Paving? The bricks or blocks are conveniently procurable in different places and they are made of uniform quality and durable enough to endure the wear/ tear and impact of traffic, they may be made use of as a good paving material for brick pavement. Brick pavers ...

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Jul
16
Hill Roads

Design and Construction of Hill Roads

Table of Contents What are Hill Roads? Importance of Hill Roads     Alignment of Hill Roads  Method of Preliminary Survey Conventional Method of the Survey: Modern Method of the Survey: Geometric Design Standards  Hill Road Capacity Design Speed: ...

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Jul
04
What is Remote Sensing

What is Remote Sensing?

Table of Contents What is Remote Sensing?   Application of Remote Sensing Types of Remote Sensing Active Sensor Passive Sensor Importance of Remote Sensing Observing with the Electromagnetic Spectrum History of Remote Sensing What is Remote Sensing?  ...

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Jul
02
Embankment

What is the Purpose of Embankment?

Table of Contents What is an Embankment? Embankment Embankment to Restraint High Flood Water Attributes of Embankment Materials Gradation Unit Weight and Specific Gravity Shear Strength Compressibility Bearing Capacity Permeability Spur What is an Embankment? ...

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Jun
30
Watershed Management

What is Watershed Management?

Table of Contents What is Watershed Management Purpose of Watershed Management Components of Watershed Management: Land Management: Water Management under the purview of Watershed Management: Biomass Management: Steps of Watershed Management Recognition Phase: Restoration ...

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