VIDEO: Modern Home Construction

Watch this video and learn techniques for the construction of modern houses. Some of the stages of modern home construction include: Excavation Foundation Pouring Basement Walls Back-fill Foundation Sill Plate 1st Floor Joist & Decking 1st Floor Stud Walls 2nd Floor Joists & Stud Walls Roof Truss Installation Exterior Shething Installation Vapor Barrier Installation   […]

Concrete Construction

ASTM C-94 Standard Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete Material Requirements Cement: C 150 or C 595 Aggregates: C 33 or C 330 (light weight concrete) Water: clear and apparently clean Admixtures: C 260, C 494, C 618, C 989, C 1017. Specifications Needed Size of course aggregate. Slump at delivery. Percent of air-entrained. One of the […]

How To Calculate Water Cement Ratio In Concrete | Water Cement Ratio Chart

After watching this construction video tutorial, you will understand better how to work out proportion of water and cement in concrete. Generally, the water cement ratio remains at under 0.4 to 06 according to IS Code 10262 (2009) toward nominal mix M7.5, M10, M15, M20 and M25. To determine how much water is required in […]

Pipe Weight Calculation Formula | Learn How To Calculate Weight Of Pipe

In this article, we will briefly explain┬áthe method for computing the weight of a pipe made of iron. 1) Work out the entire cross sectional area of pipe. 2) Work out the entire volume of pipe with the following formula. volume = total cross sectional area x length of pipe. 3) Work out the weight […]

Learn How To Make The Design Of A Eccentrically Loaded Column In Excel

After watching this construction video tutorial, you will know how to design eccentrically loaded column for reinforced concrete structure with the use of excel based program. Download Eccentrically Loaded Column Spreadsheet To learn the detail calculation process with excel, go through the following construction video tutorial.  

Learn How To Design A Ramp

We will explain here how to make an access ramp for elderly, handicap, and wheelchairs. ADA slope recommendations and more.

Download BOQ Tender Template

A bill of quantities (BOQ) is a document used in tendering in the construction industry / supplies in which materials, parts, and labor (and their costs) are itemized. It also (ideally) details the terms and conditions of the construction or repair contract and itemizes all work to enable a contractor to price the work for […]