Maximum Soil Bearing Capacity Of Different Types Of Soil

The load of structure is coming on the soil. So we need to know the bearing capacity of the soil. Bearing capacity of soil is used to indicate the maximum load per unit area which is determined by a) Method of loading or b) Method of dropping weight. Dividing the ultimate soil bearing capacity by […]

Reinforcement Lapping | Reinforcement Bar (Rebar) | Concrete Strength

Get some useful information on reinforcement lapping zone in column through this construction video tutorial. The video will teach you the process for arranging lap in column in proper location on the basis of IS code 13920. If two segments of reinforcing bar (rebar) are coincided to form a constant line of rebar, then lap […]

Retaining Wall Design Analysis | Analysis And Design Of Retaining Wall

This construction article presents some useful tips for designing and examining retaining wall for foundation.   Dimensions of base from stress considerations:   The base width b concerning the retaining wall must be selected carefully in order that the ratio of length of the toe slab to the base width should be maintained in such a manner that the […]

Design Of Gravity Retaining Wall | Gravity Retaining Wall Design

MasterKey Retaining Walls Design provides the most extensive program that can be used for creating the design of both reinforced and unreinforced concrete and masonry gravity retaining walls as per Eurocode 7, BS 8002, BS 8110, CP2 IS 325 and BS 5628 Part1 and Part2. Highways design by adhering to BD 30/87 & BD37/01 is […]

Calculate Cutting Length Of Bent Up Bar (Crank) In Slab | Construction Tutorial

In this construction video tutorial, you will learn the detailed method to work out the cutting length of bend up or crank bar in slab. Given below, the detail dimensions of bend up bar :- Diameter (D) of the bar is taken as 12 mm. Clear cover is given as 25 mm. Clear span (distance […]

Construction Management Plan | The Future Of Construction

The definition of Construction Management Plan depends on three views, one who uses the CMP or Construction Management Plan, second as a client and the last is a constructor or municipality whom the contactor ahs to deal with. So the definition of Construction Management Plan can be described in following ways: • CMP is generally […]

How to calculate number of Rise and Treads of Staircase

In this construction video tutorial, the renowned engineer Swati Sen provides some useful tips on how to calculate number of rise and treads of staircase. This is a section of staircase (see below figure). The vertical line is rise and horizontal line is tread. Now come to figure 2 here the building horizontal height is […]

Calculate Volume Of An Object | Measurement Volume Of An Object

Get some useful tips to work out the volume of solid objects that means how much can be suited into an object if it is filled with a liquid or other ingredients. Area refers to the estimate of how much space exists inside a two dimensional object. For more information, click on Calculating Area (skillsyouneed.com/num/area.html). […]

Detailed Estimate for The Proposed New Construction of Residential Building

Detailed Estimate for The Proposed New Construction of Residential Building Description of Work Earth work excavation Sand filling for foundation/basement P.C.C 1:5:10 mix for foundation , 40mm metal R.C.C 1:2:4 for Beam, sunshade, loft, roof, using tor steel rods DUMMY CONCRETE 1:3:6 Centering & Scaffolding Work using tor steel rods & mild steel Reinforcement Work […]

How Do Tilt-up Walls Work?

Tilt-up concrete involves placing concrete as a slab-on-grade, (either on the building floor or a temporary casting slab) and lifting the panel to become a section of wall. Expensive wall forms are replaced with inexpensive slab-on-grade forms. The process has been gaining popularity since World War II and been aided by the development of heavy […]