Retrofitting of Building and methods of retrofitting in masonry building

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Masonry structure are widely used to its low cost and easy construction specially in developing country. By retrofitting of building we ensure the stability and earthquake resistance houses. Explain the various method of retrofitting in the masonry buildings Retrofitting of Building: Due to weak structure, every year many casualty happen due to collapsing house or … Read more

Cement vs Concrete Different Test, Type & Uses

Cement and concrete both are building material used for making good construction everywhere in the world. Concrete is widely used in domestic, commercial, recreational, rural and educational construction Before cement we basically depends upon Lime, which consume lots of energy for preparation for use. Now cement is very much cost effective and available everywhere so … Read more

TYPES OF FOUNDATION AND FOOTING FOR HOUSES

TYPES OF FOUNDATION AND FOOTING FOR HOUSES BUILDING

There are different types of foundation are used for every different situation in the construction of building, house, dam, skyscraper. Types of Foundation Foundations may be broadly classified in two heads: Shallow foundation and Deep foundation. According to Terzaghi, if the depth of the foundation is equal to or less than its width,then it is … Read more

CHARACTERISTICS OF GOOD BUILDING STONE IN CONSTRUCTION

CHARACTERISTICS OF GOOD BUILDING STONE IN CONSTRUCTION WORK

Stone is commonly used as a building material for better durability, strength and classic look. Nowadays stones are also used for exterior and interior architectural work. Before using any stone in our building we should known the characteristics of good building stone. CHARACTERISTICS OF GOOD BUILDING STONES: Crushing strength For a good stone as a … Read more

Bar bending schedule for Beam | BEAM BBS

Bar bending schedule for beam is the arrangement of bar as per length and diameter of bar. The structural drawing of reinforced beam is prepared as per design load of the structure and it should follow the standard code of practice in respective country like IS 456 for India. For preparation of bar bending schedule … Read more

Cost to Build a House – Building Estimate

Cost to build a house is main thinking when you want to build your house. Estimation of Building is important because it gives the approximate similar value as per execution of construction work. General estimated value and cost to build a house depends upon different factors: Size of plot and plinth area. Type of material … Read more

TYPES OF DOOR with Design

Door is a permissible obstacle for any property line. Different types of door is used in entrance purpose which can be close whenever necessary. Mainly door is attached with wall of rooms and gate is placed at entrance. In the modern house building many types of door is used. The nomenclature of door varies as … Read more

PRESTRESSED CONCRETE Explained

Prestressed Concrete is a type of concrete. In which the stress taking capacity of concrete is increased to overcome the weak property of concrete beam. Generally prestressed concrete is used where beam or slab is in long length. As we know that the concrete undergo compressive stress and reinforcement rebar undergo in tension stress. We … Read more