After reading this articles you’ll understand better the terms like 1.54 in concrete and 1.30 in mortar. Definition of 1.54 in concrete While water is included in dry mixture (cement+sand+aggregate) as well as wet concrete mixture is arranged in shuttering, the particles reorganize themselves into pores and voids which decreased the volume of wet mixture. […]
Learn the basic techniques of estimating a building project. This lesson is a must view for all estimators and quantity surveyors.
The renowned engineer, Parag Pal, explained the process for working out land area with triangulation in the folowing tutorial. In surveying, triangulation is the process of determining the location of a point by measuring only angles to it from known points at either end of a fixed baseline, rather than measuring distances to the point directly as in trilateration. The point […]
Although there are many software used in Civil Engineering field, only a few are extensively used by many civil engineers around the world for analysis, design, project management and information modelling in the construction of buildings, bridges, roads, railways, tunnels, etc., In this video we will present you a list of top 10 latest civil […]
After reading this article you will understand better how to calculate the quantity of cement, sand and aggregate in a plane concrete. In the video, given below, calculations are based on the following dimensions: Volume of concrete = 1m3 Here M15 concrete grade is selected with 1:2:4 ratios (cement : sand : aggregates) Density of […]
Here is the list of Top 10 biggest construction companies in the world: 1) Vinci 115 year-old French giant Headquarters: Rueil-Malmaison, France Revenue: 36.96 billion EUR (2011) Subsidiaries: Eurovia, Vinci Autoroutes, Cegelec 2)Grupo ACS Spanish contractor was formed in 1997 Headquarters: Madrid, Spain CEO: Florentino Pérez (1997–) Revenue: 38.4 billion EUR (2012) Founder: Florentino Pérez […]
This Preliminary and Detailed Cost Estimate Checklist will help all Estimators, Project Managers, Construction Managers, Architects & Engineers and all Construction Professionals to develop both Preliminary and Detailed Cost Estimates. Its main goal is to ensure that no scope items are missed from the final estimate. This handy checklist is perfect for any kind of […]