This article covers general information on reinforced concrete design. Reinforced concrete is concrete embedded with steel reinforcing bars (aka rebar) before the concrete hardens. The charts in this article cover reinforcing bars section properties and cement types. Type of cements Type Name Description I Normal General purpose II Moderate Moderate sulfate and heat resistance III […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In this AutoCAD video tutorial series, I have explained steps of making a simple 2 bedroom floor plan in AutoCAD right from scratch.
In this article, we will briefly explain the 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 […]
We will explain here how to work out the size and capacity of a water tank with a rectangular or square shape. Use following formula to find out volume of tank Volume of tank = Length x Breadth x Height Length is taken as = 12 feet; breadth is taken 8 feet; height is taken […]
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.
We will explain here how to make an access ramp for elderly, handicap, and wheelchairs. ADA slope recommendations and more.
In this video tutorial, we will explain how to calculate the quantity or number of trucks required for cut-filling of soil……..