Tendering Process

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A Tender is an invitation to bid for any project that must be submitted within a limited time. The tendering process is a combination of the sequential procedures required in purchasing goods or services from external suppliers. Tendering is usually … Continued

Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater harvesting is the process of collection or storage of rainwater with the help of an artificially designed system rather than allowing it to run off naturally or man-made catchment areas like a rooftop, rock surface, semi-pervious land surface. All … Continued

What is Ferrocement?

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Ferrocement is a composite material of mortar and reinforcement such as light steel fabrics and meshes and is used to form thin section. Ferrocement is a form of reinforced mortar that is embedded with closely spaced multiple layers of wire … Continued

Design Steps for RCC Beam

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Before initiation of Bidding and Construction phase of any project, i.e. in the pre-bidding phase, the viability of the project is checked by preparation of Conceptual design data, drawings and preliminary estimate, which is then passed through various administrative and … Continued

What is Soil-Cement?

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Soil-cement is a mixture of soil and measured amount of cement, and water compacted at high density. They all together form a hardened mixture like concrete, under the hydration action of cement. It is generally used as a low-cost pavement … Continued


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Shotcrete is a method of applying concrete or mortar pneumatically projected or sprayed with the help of nozzle having high velocity on the prepared surface. Shotcrete is also called Gunite or sprayed concrete. It is typically reinforced by steel, rods, … Continued

Waffle Slab

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A Waffle Slab or ribbed slab is a type of slab which is plain on its top and holes beneath, giving an appearance of waffles. The top of the ribbed slab is normally thin and bottom grid lines are generally … Continued

Structural Vibration Control

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Structural vibration is one of the big issues faces by buildings or structures. Commonly the vibrations are arises from seismic forces or man-made sources such as crowd movement, traffic, blasting, heavy machine operations etc. The vibrations are oscillatory motions and … Continued