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Construction Methods w.r.t Digging deeper and smarter

TOP Down & Bottom Up Construction Methods When it comes to excavations for major projects, particularly in densely developed urban areas, there are more options than just the conventional bottom-up building approach While just about every major construction project involves digging large holes in the ground, the methods of excavation can have a significant impact …

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Lecture 3 Creep, Shrinkage & Concrete Testing Criteria

  Shrinkage & Creep Concrete Testing Criteria Shrinkage “Shrinkage is reduction in volume of concrete due to loss of water” Coefficient of shrinkage varies with time. Coefficient of shortening is:         • 0.00025 at 28 days 0.00035 at 3 months 0.0005 at 12 months Shrinkage =    Shrinkage coefficient x Length Excessive shrinkage can …

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Lecture 2 Design loads and load combination

  Design Principles of Concrete Structures Specification & Codes These are rules given by various organizations in order to guide the designers for safe and economical design of structures Various Codes of Practices are ACI 318-19 By American Concrete Institute. For general concrete constructions (buildings) AASHTO Specifications for Concrete Bridges. By American Association of State …

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Load transfer mechanism

Lecture 1 Introduction to Concrete

Design Principles of Concrete Structures Text Book Concrete Structures (Part-I) by Zahid Ahmad Siddiqi References Reinforced Concrete (6th Edition) by Edward G. Nawy Design of Concrete Structures (14th Edition) by Arthur H. Nilson, David Darwin & Charles W. Dolan Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318-19) Concrete Concrete Concrete is a mixture of cement, …

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Technical Drawing Tools & Lettering

Lecture 1 Drawing Introduction | Part 1 [Engineering Drawing] Lecture 1 Drawing Introduction | Part 2 [Engineering Drawing]   GRAPHICSLANGUAGE Effectiveness of Graphics Language Try to write a description of this object. Test your written description by having someone attempt to make a sketch from your description. You can easily understand that … Composition of …

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MASONRY STRUCTURES

Masonry structures are those structures which are built from individual units laid in and bound together by mortar. The common materials of masonry construction are bricks, stones, marble, granite, limestone, concrete block, glass block and tiles etc. Constructing with building stones is the simplest and one of the oldest building methods in the world.   Today …

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Remove watermark from pictures or ad stamp from Xiaomi (MI) mobile

Steps for the removal of watermark from pictures with MI Mobiles (Xiaomi) Open Camera application. Tap on three lines icon on top right corner. Tap on settings. Tap on ‘watermark‘ to enable/disable ‘Shot on Mi’ watermark in photos. Uncheck the option of watermark and that’s it .. Enjoy After taking picture remove watermark Even after taking the pictures, we can …

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Construction Drawing Types

Construction Drawing Types Six major types of drawings: 1- Architectural drawings 2- Structural drawings 3- Electrical drawings 4- Plumbing drawings 5- Finishing drawings 6- *Sometimes fire protection is included in the drawings With the help of this, you can create your very own set of drawings! Description of Slides CONSTRUCTION DRAWING TYPES 2. Different types of …

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Structural scheme ( PPT Download link is given at bottom of this page)

Structural scheme means the decision about placement and spacing of columns, position of main beams & secondary beams and position of expansion & contraction joints giving the maximum economy and structural efficiency. This scheme is to be decided based on the architectural scheme and operational use of the building Description of Slides 1. Structural Scheme …

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