How To Calculate Quantities Of Materials For Concrete

Quantities of materials for the production of required quantity of concrete of given mix proportions can be calculated by absolute volume method. This method is based on the principle that the volume of fully compacted concrete is equal to the absolute volume of all the materials of concrete, i.e. cement, sand, coarse aggregates and water. […]

Types of Bridges & Bridge Components

TYPES OF BRIDGES & BRIDGE COMPONENTS WHAT IS BRIDGE? Bridge is a structure that has the heaviest responsibility in carrying a free flow of traffic • Width of the bridge (number of lanes) dictates the traffic volume of a road segment • The Load Carrying Capacity of a bridge would dictate the weight of truck […]

Final Details for the Reinforcement

Final touches and details are very important for any projects. Mostly because that is the crucial time for one last check, last changes and updates. When you have to work with reinforcement, you should pay attention to the important spots. For example, you should consider the thickness of the slabs and it should be according […]

Civil Engineering Competitive Questions

Civil Engineering Competitive Questions   Select the incorrect statement [ A ] R.C.C has better fire resistance than steel [ B ] R.C.C. structure is economical than steel structure [ C ] Strength of concrete decreases as age increases [ D ] R.C.C can be used for under water and marine structures Answer : C […]

How to Calculate Quantity of Bricks in Building

This construction video tutorial presented by Sami Ullah, the renowned civil engineer, will guide you to how to calculate quantity of bricks in building. Length of long wall = 3.5+3.5+0.30+0.30×2 = 15.2m Length of short wall = 3×4.30 = 12.9m Total length of wall = 28.1m Now we have calculated deduction of Windows, Doors and […]

Plumbing Information and Details for the Parts

Plumbing is the system that guides the fluids in the household. It consists of fixtures, pipes, valves and else. Generally, it is used for removing of the waste, the potable water and the heating or the cooling systems. Thanks to these systems and infrastructures, we have the healthy and sanitary societies. One installation, for one […]