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Everything about Bar Bending Schedule | BBS Terms & Rules

Value for minimum radius r for bar scheduling

Bar Bending Schedule or BBS BBS or Bar bending schedule is a detailed report of list of reinforcement types and sizes, its quantities, shape codes, dimensions and designated bar mark numbers with reference to a detailed structural drawing. The preparation…
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Shear Wall | Functions & Loads Transfer Mechanism | Design Example of Shear Wall

Shear Wall in a Building

Definition of Shear Wall Shear walls are the vertical structural element which resist the horizontal forces acting on a building structure. Shear wall can also be defined as a wall which are reinforced & made of braced panels to carry…
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Anchorage Systems in Post Tensioning | Types of Prestressed Concrete Anchorages | Images

Live End Post tensioning Anchorage Insulated and External Type

Anchorage in Prestressed Concrete Anchorage as the name signifies is a component of post tensioning system which is used to anchor the tendons into the concrete while terminating or joining two tendons. Main function of anchorage is to transfer the…
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Weep Hole in Civil Engineering Structures | Retaining walls | Working

Weep Hole System

Function of Weep Hole Weep Holes are provided in earth retaining structures like retaining walls, underpasses, wing walls and other below ground drainage structures. From engineering point of view, Weep Hole is provided in these structures to relieve hydrostatic pressure…
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Pre-Engineered Buildings (PEB) | Advantages & Applications of Preengineered Buildings

Typical Pre-engineered Building

Pre-Engineered Buildings (PEB) Pre-engineered buildings are buildings that are built in factories and are made of steel that are shipped to site and bolted together. PEB (Pre-engineered Building) revolution the construction market using built up sections in place of conventional…
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How to Prepare Civil Engineering Project Report | Steps | Contents Required

Career Opportunities for Civil Engineering Fresher in India

How to Prepare Civil Engineering Project Report All the students who are on the way to become Engineers have to prepare a project report at least once before they graduate. Writing a report is considered to a strenuous task for…
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Vibro-Compaction or Vibro-Flotation for Ground Improvement | Principle | Images

Vibro-compaction in action

Introduction Vibro-compaction also known as vibro-flotation is a technique in which the density of granular soils are increased by the insertion of a heavy vibrating poker to desired depth. This vibrating poker is also known as depth vibrator or a…
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Waterstops or Waterbar for Waterproofing | Application | Waterstop Types | Principle

waterstop-colors

Waterstops or Waterbar Waterstops or waterbars are flexible tape like elements of a concrete structure that prevent the passage of water through concrete joints. Concrete joints are most liable to seepage. They are designed as fluid tight diaphragm embedded in…
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10 Advantages of Concrete as Construction Material | Why Concrete

Advantages of Concrete - Economy

10 Advantages of concrete Advantages of concrete. Among all the construction materials used in the world, concrete is most widely used due to its unique advantages compared to other materials. 10 major advantages of concrete are explained below. 1. Concrete…
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