Techniques for Rehabilitation & Repair Of Structures

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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 cause is properly identified, satisfactory repairs can be done for the improvement of strength and … Read more

River Bank Erosion | Causes | River Bank Erosion Control Methods in Detail

River Bank Erosion Rivers are dynamic structures. They change their flow patterns continuously and naturally. These changes affect river bank soil stabilization because river bank absorbs the energy. River bank erosion is a part of this changing nature. When banks of a river wear away by watercourse, it is called river bank erosion. Mostly river … Read more

Shrinkage Compensating Concrete | Mechanism | Expansive Materials | Advantages & Applications

Beijing National Stadium Ground Floor is made of Shrinkage Compensating Concrete

What is Shrinkage Compensating Concrete? Shrinkage compensating concrete is the most efficient and extensively used material in the recent years used to eradicate or minimize cracking which is caused due to drying shrinkage in RCC structures. Drying shrinkage is basically decrease in volume caused by moisture loss in the process of hardening of concrete, which … Read more

15 Most Important Aspects of Concreting Process | Checklist for Site Supervision of Concreting Work

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Concreting is one of the important process for any kind of construction. Contractors & builders pay huge money for concreting process comparing to other civil works. Before and while concreting site engineer or supervisor needs to monitor and certify the following aspects for proper execution of concreting work. 1. Shuttering Stability The shuttering and centering … Read more

Structural Engineer | Interview Tips for Freshers | First Structural Engineering Job

Chaotianmen Bridge - World Record Steel Arch Bridge

Getting an interview call is half the job done, but what about the second half? Every time you prepare to attend an interview, first thing you ask yourself is what are the questions the interviewer going to ask. Especially, when you are a fresher, you have no clue what the questions are gonna be. So, … Read more

Soil Nailing | Principles | Advantages

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Soil Nailing Soil nailing is a ground improvement technique which is used to reinforce soil to make it more stable. Soil nailing is used for slopes, excavations, retaining walls etc. to make it more stable. The faces of steep slopes are usually protected by shotcrete and mesh for temporary works and by either cast-in-place concrete … Read more

Methods of Underwater Concrete Repair | Concrete Structures Rehabilitation Underwater

Repair of underwater structures

Methods of Underwater Repair of Concrete Structures Underwater concrete structures are prone to damage due to many reasons. There are some methods which are specially adapted to repair these damages. Care should be taken to ensure that the damaged area is not contaminated before the application of the repair material. The material used for the … Read more

Movable bridges | Special Types of Movable Bridges | Photos

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Movable Bridges & Types Movable bridges are the bridges which can change their position and sometimes even the shapes so as to allow the passage of vessels and boats in the waterway. This type of bridge has lower cost of building as there are no high piers and long approaches. Utilization of this bridge stops … Read more

Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Beam (RC Beam) | Methods

Strenthening techniques implemented on an existing building

Strengthening of RCC beams The need for strengthening a reinforced concrete beam or a number of beams in a structure is usually caused by problems due to degradation of characteristics of materials with time, reduction in cross section, corrosion, wrong initial design or the increase in the load demand on the building when its utilized for … Read more