Bamboo as a Building Material

Bamboo is a renewable and versatile resource, characterized by high strength and low weight, and is easily worked using simple tools. It is widely recognized as one of the most important non-timber forest resources due to the high socio-economic benefits from bamboo based products. Bamboo is the world’s fastest growing woody plant. Bamboo grows three […]

Derivation of area of circle

This construction video will provide brief information on the formula derivation toward circle area. To estimate the area of a circle, the formula A=(πR^2) is applied. You will gather knowledge on the origin of the formula and the importance of it.   Here π stands for the ratio of the diameter of a circle to […]

CONCRETE CLOTH-FABRICATING A SOLID FUTURE

CONCRETE CLOTH-FABRICATING A SOLID FUTURE Ever wondered if we could mould the concrete according to our wish without worrying about the mess? What if even after short circuit the structure won’t catch fire? How about the roads are built or patched in an hour without creating much hassle to the public? These scenarios are going […]

Shutering methodology

SHUTTERING METHODOLOGY Shuttering or formwork in concrete construction is used as a support or mould where fresh concrete is poured in to harden with time, and then it is removed. In this article we are going to discuss about the various forms of shuttering and materials used. Shuttering takes time and involves about 25% the […]

BASICS DEFINATIONS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

Height of drop of concrete,  is also an important aspect to be considered because if the drop height  is more than 1 meter segregation would happen and result in reduction  of concrete strength. Use of stirrup is to  handle the shear force and to hold the re-bars in position. The vertical member in  truss is similar […]

Foam Can Raise Thousands Of Pounds Of Concrete Easily

With advanced flow of technology construction techniques is improving day by day. And here you will find another burning example of it The technique is called mudjacking or slabjacking that is used to elevate and level concrete. This new foam technique has been developed by Foundation Works. Polylevel can raise thousands of pounds of concrete […]