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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Tips to Building Strong Foundation Design

Building Foundation is the most important step of any construction project. Foundation of any building is under the plinth level up to the soil level. Pouring strong foundation which can support the load of the complete structure and can transfer it to the ground, requires proper designing and civil knowledge. Here are some useful construction […]
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Preparing Bar Bending Schedule Sheets using Bar-Be-Que Software

Bar Bending Schedule is the sheet containing all the information for the bars to be used for RCC, such as length, diameter, bending angle, thickness, type, location and number of bars. It contains the detailed drawing of each element. Creating BBS is an extremely rigorous and time consuming process. Precision is important. Also steel bars […]
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Know more about Shallow Foundation Types

Rather than going deep into the ground, Shallow foundation transfers the load of the structure nearer to the surface. This type of foundation is used where digging deep into the ground is not feasible and the structure in not very large. However, the soil on which the foundation is build should have bearing capacity and […]
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Different types of footings for a Building Construction

Foundation is the basis for any building. A stronger the foundation, more durable the building. Depending on the ground type, height and shape of the building and its predicted load, type of foundation can be chosen. Wall Footing – Being a component of shallow foundation, Wall Footing serves to distribute the weight of a load-bearing […]
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How to make Spreadsheet for Civil Engineering Calculations

Civil Engineering involves designing and construction of structures and their maintenance. Designing of civil structures is typical and the calculations are rigorous. Use of spreadsheets facilitate the engineers to carry out these tasks efficiently with verification. Different elements of civil engineering are computation of blast pressure on the basis of TNT value, sleeper design, combined […]
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Engineering Drawing – Essential of Civil Engineering

An engineering drawing, a type of technical drawing, is used to fully and clearly define requirements for engineered items. Engineering drawing (the activity) produces engineering drawings (the documents). The process of producing engineering drawings, and the skill of producing those, is often referred to as technical drawing or drafting. More than merely the drawing of […]
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Understanding Tolerances in Reinforced Concrete Design

Tolerances can be defined as the permitted variation from a given dimension or quantity. This variation can usually be in either of two directions and so can be regarded as positive or negative. The immediate reason for specifying tolerances is to establish the ease of construction without the necessity of later modifying parts to fit […]
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Download Concrete Calculator and Make Concrete Estimating Easy

Concrete calculation is the estimation of weight and volume of concrete required for the size, or area of the land that needs to be covered. Concrete is the base of any construction project, be it home or some multi-storied building. If the concrete foundation is strong then the overall structure will be almost perfect in […]
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Step-by-step Reinforced Concrete Beam Design Process

Reinforced concrete (RC) is a composite material in which concrete’s relatively low tensile strength and ductility are counteracted by the inclusion of reinforcement having higher tensile strength or ductility. The reinforcement is usually, though not necessarily, steel reinforcing bars (rebar) and is usually embedded passively in the concrete before the concrete sets. Reinforcing schemes are […]
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