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Concrete Technology Archives | CivilDigital

Concrete Technology

Concrete’s versatility, durability, and economy have made it the world’s most used construction material. The U.S. uses about 180 million cubic meters (240 million cubic yards) of ready-mixed concrete each year. It is used in highways, streets, parking lots, parking garages, bridges, high-rise buildings, dams, homes, floors, sidewalks, driveways, and numerous other applications.

Calculation of Lap length in Reinforced Concrete Structures

steel bars overlapped

Lap length in Reinforced Concrete Lap length is one of the important term in the reinforcement. This is usually confused with another important term called development length and anchorage length. In this article, the lap lengths of bars is discussed….
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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…
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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…
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Repair Techniques for Cracks in Concrete – Crack Repair

Common Causes of cracking in Concrete

Repair Techniques for Cracks in Concrete – Crack Repair -submitted by Shereef MI , – K.S.R. College Of Engineering Various types of Repair Methodologies Stitching Muting and sealing Resin injection Dry packing Polymer impregnation Vacuum impregnation Autogenous healing Flexible sealing…
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Techniques for Rehabilitation & Repair Of Structures

Guniting Flow Chart

Techniques for Rehabilitation & Repair Of Structures -submitted by Shereef MI , – K.S.R. College Of Engineering Introduction The success of repair activity depends on the identification of the root cause of the deterioration of the concrete structures. If this…
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Composite Slabs & Columns – Advantages and Basic Concepts

Profiled steel sheeting

Composite Slabs & Columns – Advantages and Basic Concepts Read Introduction on Composite Structures Here Composite slabs  Consist of profiled steel decking with an in-situ reinforced concrete topping. The decking(profiled steel sheeting) not only acts as permanent formwork to the…
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Composite Construction of Buildings – Composite Beams

Millennium Tower (Vienna - Austria) - Composite Construction of Buildings

Composite Construction of Buildings by Chandresh Choudhary Introduction – Steel and concrete These two materials complete one another: Concrete is efficient in compression and steel in tension Concrete encasement restrain steel against buckling Concrete provides Protection against corrosion and fire…
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Guidelines to Construct Joints in Concrete

Various Types of joints

Guidelines to Construct Joints in Concrete Joints are to be carefully designed and appropriately constructed in order to avoid uncontrolled cracking of concrete slab. The following are recommended practices that should be observed: The maximum joint spacing should be 24…
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Various types of Joints in Concrete Construction

Expansion Joints in Bridges

Various Joints in Concrete Construction Cracks in concrete can’t be prevented completely, but they can be prohibited or minimized by properly designed joints Why are Joints Constructed? Cracks in concrete can’t be prevented completely, but they can be prohibited or…
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