Source of Odors & Strategies for Odor Management

Odor management

Source of Odors & Strategies for Odor Management By Dinesh Why do we need odor management? The potential release of odors is a major concern of public acceptance. For homo-sapiens odor is primarily related to the psychological stress the odor cause. Higher concentration of odorous gases can be lethal. Projects have been rejected & some … Read more

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

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

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

Masonry Wall – Types, Failure Mechanisms & Advantages

Brick Masonry Wall

Masonry Wall – Types, Failure Mechanisms & Advantages Submitted By-Bhawnesh Kuldeep The masonry walls is built of individual blocks of materials such as stone, brick, concrete, hollow blocks, cellular concrete etc., usually in horizontal courses cemented together with some form of mortar. Advantages Of Masonry Wall The use brick and stone can increase the thermal … Read more

Present Status of Waste Management in India and Recommendations

Solid Waste Management In India

Present Status of Waste Management in India and Recommendations by Aravind E S, IIT Madras Storage of waste at source is lacking  Domestic waste  thrown  on streets  Trade waste on roads / streets  Construction  waste  are left  unattended  Biomedical wastes are  disposed into  municipal waste stream Industrial waste often disposed of in open areas In … Read more

Prefabricated Structures & Prefabrication – Concept, Components & Advantages ppt

Pre-fabricated Structures Animation

Presentation on Prefabricated Structures & Prefabrication – Concept, Components & Advantages – by Priyaranjan Behera Concept of prefabrication? Prefabrication is the method of construction which includes assembling components of a structure in a manufacturing or  production site, transporting complete assemblies or partial assemblies to the site where the structure is to be located.  It is combination of good design … Read more