## Reinforced Concrete Design

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 […]

## 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 […]

## How To Make A Simple Floor Plan In AutoCAD

In this AutoCAD video tutorial series, I have explained steps of making a simple 2 bedroom floor plan in AutoCAD right from scratch.

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

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 […]

## Water Quantity Calculation In Rectangular Tank | Learn How To Calculate Water Quantity

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 […]