New Bendable Concrete That Is Stronger & More Durable

New concrete to reduce time needed for road works by more than half Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) scientists from the NTU-JTC Industrial Infrastructure Innovation Centre (I³C) have invented a new type of concrete called ConFlexPave that is bendable yet stronger and longer lasting than regular concrete which is heavy, brittle and breaks under tension. […]

THREE TYPES OF CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS

T-Shaped   Slab-on-grade foundation   Frost Protected   There are many variations of concrete slabs depending on the purpose of the slab. Below are some useful links for understanding concrete foundations, along with the three types of concrete foundations. T-Shaped A traditional foundation method to support a structure in an area where the ground freezes. […]

Calculate the quantity of concrete in staircase

This is another informative video presented by the Learning Technology. One will be familiar with the detailed process for estimating the concrete volume quantity of staircase. The process is very complicated to find out the concrete volume for a staircase. But it can be done easily if you use AutoCAD. Here the staircase has two […]

Download Concrete Mix Design Spreadsheet

Mix design plays an imperative function in civil construction projects. With the aim of obtaining the accurate measurement of any construction site, the usage of this user-friendly concrete mix design spreadsheet is absolutely necessary. This handy construction sheet will supply you the amounts of mix design for your construction site. The concrete mix design refers […]

5 Steps Of Load Pathway For Concrete Structures

Load types on building: Loads that are implemented on a structural element can differ between numerous categories and figures. Loads can be of various types. It can be dead loads, containing both the self weight and covering material. It can be live loads similar to the human being load on a slab, wind loads which […]

How to compute materials in Plain Cement Concrete

This construction video will briefly teach you how to measure the binding material, fine and coarse aggregates determination for Plain Cement Concrete (PCC). Initially, the estimation is made for cement then sand and finally for crushed stone. Plain Cement Concrete (PCC) refers to the construction material that is usually applied as the binding materials. It […]

Why Plastic Elements are used in Concrete Cover?

The use of reinforced concrete with steel rebar is increased after the invasion of environment factors on the constructions (Why Plastic Elements are used in Concrete Cover?). There is a need for concrete cover between the distance of the surface of concrete to the first level of bar. That is called Armator and is main parameter […]

What is green concrete?

Green concrete Geopolymer concrete, or green concrete, is part of a movement to create construction materials that have a reduced impact on the environment. It is made from a combination of an inorganic polymer and 25 to 100 percent industrial waste. Here is a list of 4 benefits to using green concrete for your next […]