What is the Difference between a Plinth Beam & Ground Beam?

Plinth Beam and Ground Beam

Plinth Beam Plinth beam is a beam in a framed structure provided at ground level. It also known as a tie beam because it binds the column. So it reduces the length of column and slenderness ratio. It may not carry any slab load and designed to carry its own self weight and masonry load … Read moreWhat is the Difference between a Plinth Beam & Ground Beam?

Development Length of Reinforcement Bar in Compression and Tension Member

DEVELOPMENT LENGTH OF BAR CIVIL ENGINEERING

Development Length of steel Reinforcement Bar Development lenth is the length of the bar which is used to transfer the stress of steel into concrete. This is mainly bend or hook length in case of beam and column, i.e. tension and compression member respectively. Development Length is denoted by Ld Ld = (Nominal dia of … Read moreDevelopment Length of Reinforcement Bar in Compression and Tension Member

Concrete Mix Design Steps IS 456:2000

Concrete Mix Design Steps according to IS 456:2000 1. Target mean strenth fck’= fck+1.65s table 8 is456:2000 2. Selection of water cement ratio table 5 is 456:2000 3. Selection of water content table 2.. 186ltr super plasticiser reduce 20% water content 4. Calculation of cement content cement content= water content/ water cement ratio 5. Volume … Read moreConcrete Mix Design Steps IS 456:2000

Different types of VIBRATORS and their application in construction works

What is concrete Vibrator ? The vibrator is a mechanical device which is used to compact the freshly placed concrete by vibration.   The vibrations cause the mixture to liquefy, reducing the internal friction of the mix components of cement, aggregate, and water. vibration of concrete is important to achieve consolidation of the concrete mix which … Read moreDifferent types of VIBRATORS and their application in construction works

Bar Bending Schedule (BBS) Calculation in Excel Sheet- Download BBS Steel, Brick and Earthwork

BBS in Excel Sheet

Bar Bending Schedule (BBS in Excel) The bar bending schedule calculation (BBS in Excel) is the most important part of steel calculation.   Bar Bending Schedule is a list of bar according to the drawing of any structure or element. It includes the cutting and bending length of bar according to bar diameter. For any … Read moreBar Bending Schedule (BBS) Calculation in Excel Sheet- Download BBS Steel, Brick and Earthwork

Design of Staircase according to IS 456:2000

Design of staircase General Guidelines For Design of staircase: The following are some of the general guidelines to be considered while Design of staircase: • The respective dimensions of tread and riser for all the parallel steps should be the same in consecutive floor of a building. • The minimum vertical headroom above any step … Read moreDesign of Staircase according to IS 456:2000