Definition of Cofferdam and its Types

The word Coffer means a trunk, casket or chest in which temporary structure built to enclose and encase an area meant for excavated for the foundation of the construction. Cofferdams are used for structural foundation in Open Water & Open Land such as bridge piers, docks, locks, dams and high ground water table. A cofferdam […]
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What is Plastering and How Many Types of Plastering

Plastering means covering the surface area with a suitable material by masonry. The Material required for Plastering is being prepared by mixing cement with sand or fat lime with sand or surkhi in addition to sufficient quantity of water. A Fine Paste of Mortar is formed after mixing all the ingredients. The Category of Plastering […]
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Download Roofing Calculator to Calculate your Roof Work

As the construction phase of your house nears end, roofing comes into picture. Calculation of the area of the roof and the material required to complete the flooring becomes the main focus. The calculations for the area and the materials required for the flooring can be done using a Roofing Calculator which makes troublesome process […]
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How to Build Rope Bridge using Quadrocopters / Flying Machine

A rope bridge is a bridge constructed chiefly of rope. In its simplest form of bridge. It can be made of one or two ropes and is bridged over a river. A traveler is enable to cross the river by being supported by the bridge and does not get swept away with the flow. One […]
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Post Tension of Reinforced Concrete – Detailed Process

Post tension is a technique for reinforcing concrete. Post-tensioning tendons, which are prestressing steel cables inside plastic ducts or sleeves, are positioned in the forms before the concrete is placed. Afterwards, once the concrete has gained strength but before the service loads are applied, the cables are pulled tight, or tensioned, and anchored against the […]
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Pile Foundation and its types

When the upper layer of ground on which the construction is to be done is of weak soil, then the load of the structure needs to be transferred to the deeper layer earth. Pile foundation carries the load of the structure and transfers in to the strong soil or rocks beneath. Pile foundation is more […]
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Beam Deflection Formula Application Download

The horizontal member of any construction framework is called Beam. When this beam is subjected to loading, bending moments and internal stresses develop at different points in the beam to counterbalance the deflections due to loading. Beam Deflection Calculator is a software which can be used to calculate deflection, slope, bending moment, shear forces and […]
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Definition of Retaining Walls and its features

The wall designed and built for the purpose of holding back the earth of or soil on a sloppy terrain is called Retaining wall. When there is a change in elevation of ground level, the soil tends to move downwards if the angle of repose exceeds, leading to landslide. To prevent such this unfortunate event, […]
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Types of Beams, Shear Force & Bending Moment Diagram

When a beam is subjected to uneven load, beam undergoes bending producing bending moment which in turn produces stresses within the beam. Therefore, it is necessary to calculate the bending moment and shear stress developing within the beam when subjected to any type of load. A beam is a horizontal member of a structure, which […]
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Calculate Construction Material using Online Calculators and Designers

For any construction project, small or big, it is necessary to make initial rough estimations. Designing, calculations and estimations are to be done to know the overall budget of the project. These calculations take the maximum amount of time of the designer or the construction contractor. To make things easier, faster and efficient, there is […]
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