Unit Weight of Soil

Soil is formed by weathering of rocks. It contains minerals, organic matters, gases, liquids, organisms, fossils, etc. It has its texture, porosity, colour, structure and chemistry depending upon the composition … Read More

Spontaneous Glass Breakage

The phenomenon of sudden cracking or breaking of toughened glass (tempered glass) without any transparent reason is called spontaneous glass breakage. This problem is usually seen in areas having hot … Read More

Types of Brick Bonds

Brick is the oldest and most useful construction material used all over the world for masonry construction. Brick masonry is used extensively as it is a highly durable form of … Read More

Types of Formwork

Formwork (also called falsework, centring and shuttering) may be defined as the timber or other materials which are used to form moulds into which concrete is poured at site. There … Read More

Types of Polymer Concrete

Through different research, it has been found that the addition of polymer in concrete brings high improvement in its compressive strength, toughness,  fatigue resistance, impact resistance and durability. Polymer concrete … Read More

Artificial Stones

Artificial stones are also called as cast stones or reconstructed stones. These are not commonly used in ordinary building construction because of the heavy cost. Artificial stone can be moulded … Read More