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Different Types of Heavy Equipments Used during Construction

  Introduction Heavy equipment are use for variety of large projects which make construction easier and faster. These equipment used to transport heavy load, dig holes, demolish and…

Procedures on How to Plaster on Masonry Surfaces

  Introduction Plaster is a thin stratum of mortar that acts as damp-proof coat over brick masonry. It is also used to protect the external surface from atmospheric…

What to consider Before Selection of Concrete Forms

  Before selection of concrete forms, it is expected for the constructor or the structural engineer to Know all types of concrete forms and their application. It is…

Different Types of Concrete Form and their Applications

  Introduction Concrete forms serve as a solid barrier which helps to hold the fluid concrete in place until it get strong and acquire a particular shape. The…

Procedures on How to Repair Plaster Walls

  Introduction Plaster wall needs often repair as the building ages. The common problem with plaster walls may includes cracking, water damage, crumbling and etc. In this article…

Different Types of Buildings Based on IBC and UBC (Occupancy)

  Introduction Types of buildings based on occupancy is categorize by the international building code (IBC 2018) and uniform building code UBC) which can be classified due to…

Principle and selection of Concrete Pumps

  Principle of Concrete Pumps A concrete pumps are made of cylinder hydraulic pump with two head. It works by drawing the liquid concrete through the down piston…

Types of Concrete Pump and their uses

Introduction Concrete pumps are machine tools used for transferring liquid concrete from the storage to the place of casting by pumping. In this article, you’ll get to know…

Advantages and preparation of Bar Bending Schedule

  Introduction Bar bending is the process of bending reinforcing steel into required shapes for reinforced concrete construction nouction. While Bar bending schedule is a list or estimates…

What is Scaffolding? Types of Scaffolding used in building construction

  Scaffolding is a temporary structure used are widely used on site to get access to heights and areas that would be otherwise hard to get to. Scaffolding…

Types of deep foundation in civil engineering and their uses

  Introduction Deep foundations are founded too deeply below the finished ground surface for their base bearing capacity to be affected by surface conditions, this is usually at…

Type of foundation in building construction and their uses

  Introduction Foundations as a whole is broad topics under building construction. Types of foundations are classified into two. Namely, Shallow and deep foundations. In this article, we’ve…

Purpose, Function, Requirement and Types of Foundation used in building construction

The lowest part of buildings or civil structures is known as “Foundation”. It directly contact with the soil and transfers loads safely from the structure to the soil….

Concrete frame structure and Concrete frame construction

  A concrete frame is one of the most common frame use in modern construction of building structures, it comprises of columns and connecting beams that forms the…

Types of frame structures used in building construction

Introduction Framing in construction is the fitting together of pieces to give a structure support and shape. Framing materials are usually wood, engineered wood, or structural steel. the…

Frame structures in building construction

Introduction Framing in construction is the fitting together of pieces to give a structure support and shape. Framing materials are usually wood, engineered wood, or structural steel. the…

Materials used for wall construction

Introduction The primary function of walls in buildings are to support roofs, floors and ceilings and to enclose a space as part of the building envelope along with…

Types of wall used in building construction

Introduction The primary function of walls in buildings are to support roofs, floors and ceilings and to enclose a space as part of the building envelope along with…