Stair and parts of stair

Stair & stair parts names

What is stair? A continuous whole set of steps to join the two floors of structure is called stair. There’s two basic stair parts, tread and riser. The room or area where stair is constructed is called stair case. The rectangular shape unit is called step. The continuity of steps is called flight. A flight […]

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Reinforced concrete

What is reinforced concrete?

Reinforced conrete? R.C.C is a simple concrete with a addition of reinforcement (rebars). Reinforced conc is one of concrete type widely use around the world. What is the difference between concrete and reinforced concrete? Its the most commonly asked question. Reinforced concrete is same as plain concrete but there’s a use of steel bars, wires, […]

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damp proof course

Damp proof course

What is damp proof course? At the plinth level above the foundation/plinth beam there is a non-absorbent concrete layer, which is called damp proof course (DPC). It has 2.5-4 cm (1-1.75 inches) thick layer. Damp proof course (dpc)is mainly laid on plinth beam at plinth level or floor level. Why DPC is provided in building? […]

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brick masonry

Brick masonry, brick work quality & bonds

What is brick masonry? It the art/phenomenon of jointing bricks in proper way to construct a solid wall, which can bear/withhold load acting upon it, without causing any rupture to its structure is called brick masonry. How to do brick masonry? Brick masonry is done with expertise. During masonry principle of masonry and joint should […]

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Properties of concrete

Properties of good quality concrete

Concrete is a manmade material by mixing cement, sand, aggregates and water in a proper proportion. Number of factor involve in properties of good quality concrete. Cement is act as a binder while sand & aggregates work as inert material & increase in volume. Theres many different types of concretes, e.g. ready mix concrete, precast […]

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Concrete types and its ingredients

What is concrete?

What is concrete? A mixture of cement, fine aggregate (sand), coarse aggregate and water with a specific ratio & proportioning is called concrete. There’s different types of concrete & grades of concrete. Unit weight of concrete is: Plain cement concrete (PCC)= 2400 kg/m3 Reinforcement concrete (RCC)= 2500 kg/m3 Ingredients of concrete: In manufacturing of conc […]

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Precast concrete

Precast Concrete

What is precast concrete? Precast concrete refer to those individual concrete members which designed and cast seprately to fit in structure. It is cast in various different sizes and shapes according to design and demand. Difference between precast and cast in situ concrete? Precast is one of concrete type used in today’s construction. Precast concrete […]

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Types of concrete

Different Types of Concrete

Different types of concrete: There’re many different types of concrete used in construction field but the very commonly used type is ordinary or plain concrete. Most common concrete mix grade is 1:2:4. Concrete is a composition of cemenet, sand, aggregates and water. When these materials mix up they form a paste which get harder over […]

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Ready mix concrete

Ready Mix Concrete

What is ready mix concrete? Concrete that mix and manufactured in batching plant according to the designed concrete mix grade with ensured quality control is called Ready mix concrete. It is specifically mixed in batching plant according to costumer need. Batching plant is a computer guided plant which allow the exact quantity of material according […]

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Concrete Mix Grades

What are Different types of Concrete Mix Grades, their strength & their Uses In concrete mix grades “M” presents concrete mix design ratio and the number after “M” presents MPa or N/mm2 compressive strength of concrete. For example M10, M15, M20, M25 concrete mix grades. There are different types of concrete mix grades in civil […]

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