Conserving Water with Water Sensitive Plumbing & Sanitation Techniques

Water Security Under Uncertainity Conditions

Conserving Water with Water Sensitive Plumbing & Sanitation Techniques Need To Conserving Water ???? Today, nearly 1 billion people in the developing world don’t have access of potable drinking water. Clean, safe drinking water is scarce. It is the foundation of life, a basic human need. Eight districts of the Marathwada region in Maharashtra has … Read more

Operation of Rotating Biological Contactor – Study on Sewage Treatment Plant

Rotating Biological Contactor

Operation of Rotating Biological Contactor – Study on Sewage Treatment Plant by Avinash Kumar Jha The Rotating Biological Contactor (RBC) is a fixed film biological secondary treatment device. In operation, a media, consisting of a series of circular disks mounted side by side on a common shaft is rotated through the waste-water flow. Working of … Read more

Design of Trickling Filters & Common Operational Issues

Attached Growth Trickling Filters

Types of Trickling Filters & Common Operational Issues by Pankaj Bansal What is a trickling filter?? Trickling filter is a type of waste water treatment process, which is an attached growth process. In this process the microorganisms responsible for digestion are attached to an inert filter material. This Packing material can be rock, gravel, sand and … Read more

A presentation on Strut and Tie Models (S T M)

Strut and Tie

A presentation on Strut and Tie Models (S-T-M) •Introduction •Development •Design Methodology •IS and ACI provisions •Applications –Deep beams –Corbels –Beam-column joints •Hydrostatic state of stress –Nodal zone dimensions proportional to the applied compressive forces –One dimension by the bearing area –Other two, for a constant level of stress ‘p’ –Preselected strut dimensions , non … Read more

Presentation on Response Spectrum Analysis as per Indian Code in Staad Pro

Response sprctrum in staad

Presentation on Response  Spectrum  Analysis as per Indian Code Methodology –  The design lateral shear force at each floor in each mode is computed by STAAD in accordance with the IS: 1893 (Part 1) -2002 (equation 7.8.4.5c and 7.8.4.5d.) STAAD utilizes the following procedure to generate the lateral seismic loads. User provides the value for  … Read more

Phase Changing Materials used as Building Material

Used as ceiling material

Phase Changing Materials used as Building Material by Rojan P.V Introduction Modern architecture is Attractive, flexible and light weight this leads to less thermal storage capacity and more solar heat gains. Phase Changing Materials (PCM) used as Interior finishing alternatives stores much larger amount of thermal energy per unit mass than conventional building materials. Requires … Read more

Water Resources Management In Drought Conditions

Water Resources Management In Draught Conditions

Water Resources Management Drought is a complex problem. The Solution depends on the pertinent information availability and the adopted decision models and criteria. Drought- A  natural  shortfall  of precipitation and water resources to levels that do not meet the uses established for normal conditions. Drought-An abnormal shortage of water or moisture and the problems of … Read more

Trickling Filters & Advantages

Trickling Filters

Trickling Filters What Are Trickling Filters? •Fixed media treatment system •Waste water is distributed over media colonised by micro-organisms •Consists of a  bed of highly permeable media •An under drainage system important both as a  collection unit  &  as  porous structure •Biological community: •Aerobic •Anaerobic •Facultative •Fungi Process Organic material from liquid is adsorbed onto … Read more

Efficient Use of Outrigger & Belt Truss in Tall Buildings | Seminar

Topics from Building Technology

The Efficient Use of Outrigger & Belt Truss in Tall Buildings Submitted By: Neeraj Agrawal Introduction The outrigger and belt truss system is one of the lateral loads resisting system in which the external columns are tied to the central core wall with very stiff outriggers and belt truss at one or more levels. The … Read more