Different Types of Footings Residential and Commercial Construction

This video will show you the different types of foundations that are commonly used in residential and commercial construction. some of these foundations are: Slab on Grade: The most typical type of foundation, consist on a footing that surrounds the perimeter of the structure and is covered by a slab set on grade. Piers: Used […]

Flexural Failure of Reinforced Concrete Beam I Flexure Strength I Concrete Laboratory Testing

This video demonstrate detailed laboratory testing of Flexural Failure of Reinforced Concrete Beam. Flexural strength also known as modulus of rupture, bend strength, or fracture strength, is a material property, defined as the stress in a material just before it yields in a flexure test. The flexural strength represents the highest stress experienced Within the material at its moment […]

Mat Foundation | Types Of Mat Foundation

A mat foundation is a continuous foundation with a thick slab that supports a whole structure. The foundation is shallow and poured over reinforcing mats. They are sometimes referred to as raft foundations. What is the difference between raft and mat foundation? Mat foundation is otherwise called as Raft Foundation and its working principle is similar to shallow foundation. Mat foundation […]

Burj Khalifa | Complete List Of Information

In this article, you can find everything that you need if you are fascinated by one of the most grandiose buildings in the world. The Burj Khalifa (Arabic: برج خليفة‎, Arabic for “Khalifa Tower”), known as the Burj Dubai before its inauguration, is a megatall skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With a total height of 829.8 m (2,722 ft) and a roof height (excluding antenna) of 828 m […]

Learn How To Design A Waist Slab Type Staircase

In this article, we will explain the step-by-step design process for creating the design of a waist slab type staircase along with reinforcement detailing. Tread –  Stair tread is the horizontal portion of a set of stairs on which a person walks. The tread can be composed of wood, metal, plastic, or other materials. In residential settings, treads can be covered in […]

How To Calculate Volume And Area Of Various Complicated Geometric Shapes

After watching his construction video tutorial, you will be familiar with various formulas which are essential to measure the area and volume of various complicated geometric shapes. These complicated shapes range from Trapezoidal pyramid, Right circular cone, Rumbas, Trapezium, Polygon, Circle, Rectangle, Square etc. Geometry (from the Ancient Greek: γεωμετρία; geo- “earth”, -metron “measurement”) is a branch of mathematics concerned with questions of shape, […]

Septic System Maintenance For Residential Septic System

Basic septic tank maintenance tips for your residential septic system. Following a septic system installation, it’s easy to forget about your septic tank. After watching this video you will know why septic tank problems can prove costly and how such issues can be prevented.

The World’s Future MEGAPROJECTS (2017-2040’s)

A documentary on eight of the most ambitious mega-projects currently under development around the world, featuring: Istanbul’s building boom (Turkey); the Mission to put a human on Mars; the effort to develop Lagos (Nigeria); Africa’s unprecedented clean energy opportunity; the project to probe the nearest Earth-like exoplanet; Atlanta’s stadium of the future (Georgia, United States); […]

10 Of World’s Largest Mega Construction Projects

Here are 10 mega-construction projects on track to open soon. Many developers, engineers, and architects have grand ideas, but actually pulling off breathtakingly enormous endeavors is something relatively few accomplish. Here are 10 mega-construction projects on track to open soon. Number 10. Beijing Daxing International Airport, China. Despite delays, estimates still place the initial completion stage of what […]

Methods Of Calculation Quantities Of Materials

There are several methods used for calculating quantities of materials. We will describe the five major methods and they come up with the right measurement of materials you need. 1. Centre Line Method: This method can be applied to the square building with symmetrical offsets. To calculate the quantities of materials, you need to multiply the total […]