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Oct
27
plasticizers in concrete

Superplasticizers in concrete

What are superplasticizers?                                                                   Types of Superplasticizers: Su...

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Oct
20
Construction Damages

Construction Damages and their types

Table of Contents Types of Construction Contract Damages Direct Damages Consequential Damages Liquidated Damages How Do You Handle Real Property Damage Suggestive Points One or more project owners and contractors sign construction contracts to develop and build according to th...

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Sep
30
Ductile detailing of the structure

Ductile detailing of the structure

Table of Contents What is ductile detailing? Ductility of Structural Materials Ductility of Concrete Ductility of Steel Reinforcement Ductility of Reinforced Concrete Requirement for Ductile Reinforcement in Building Structures Capacity Design Theory for Increased Ductility of a...

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Sep
27
Damper System in Structure

Purpose of Damper System in Structure: To prevent the Collapse of Structure

Table of Contents Introduction to Damper System in Structure Shock Absorbing Qualities of the Structure Anti-Friction Pads PVD Damper is a good example. Mass Damper Introduction to Damper System in Structure Dampers are used to decrease the lateral force induced by earthquakes...

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Sep
06
Integrated Steel Structure Housing Construction

Integrated Steel Structure Housing Construction

Table of Contents Introduction to Light Steel Frame Buildings Methods of Steel Structure Construction Stick-build’ construction Panel construction Modular construction Platform and ‘balloon’ construction Infill wall construction Balconies Introduction t...

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Sep
04
Effects of Truck Impacts on Bridge Piers

Effects of Truck Impacts on Bridge Piers

Table of Contents What is Truck Impact on the Bridge? Numerical Model RC Pier Model Heavy Truck Model Model Validation Validation of Pier Model What is Truck Impact on the Bridge? Highway bridges constitute essential nodes in transportation infrastructure networks, and they...

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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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