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 […]

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 […]

5 Ways to be the Best Project Manager

A project manager is a professional in the field of project management. Project managers have the responsibility of the planning, procurement and execution of a project, in any undertaking that has a defined scope, defined start and a defined finish; regardless of industry. Here are the 5 things you need to do…. Provide plenty of skills […]

Download A Resource Management Plan Template

Download this free human-resource management plan or staffing management plan templates for MS Word. Contents of the template include the following. 1. Project Summary 2. Project Schedule (High Level Project Timeline) 3. Project Deliverables and High Level Work Breakdown Structure 4. Project Resource Requirements & Assignments 5. Resource Costs 6. Proposed Project Team 7. Resource […]

Thumb Rule Used In Civil Engineering

Thumb rule is a general principle that gives practical instructions for accomplishing or approaching a certain task. Typically, rules of thumb develop as a result of practice and experience rather than from scientific research or theory. For example,  required covered area is multiplied with thumb rule to obtain rough quantities of the material. Assume that 3 different houses are […]