## What is Development Length for Reinforced Concrete Footings as per IS456

To understand development length, you must visit the article “What is development length.” If you have already gone through the article, you must know that development length is the grip

## Water Demand | Definition, types and calculations

The community, society, and industry need water for different uses. Wate demand is the accurate estimation of total water. The unit of Water demand is LPCD ( liters per person

## Learn Working Stress Method and Its Basic assumptions with major drawbacks

You might have seen old buildings generally have beams and columns of big cross-sections. Do you wonder why that is so? Are they expected to bear high loads? Well answer

## Difference between Reinforced concrete and Prestressed concrete

Both the reinforced concrete and prestressed concrete structures employ two materials, that is, concrete and steel. Besides these two materials, there is nothing common between them and their structural behavior

## Which material is widely used for construction ?

There are plenty of options which we can use as a construction material available in the industry. An efficient engineer should select the material as per the project requirement, such

## What is creep of concrete ?

Creep of concrete is a kind of deformation which occurs because of sustained loading. It is important to study the creep, because it can have a significant impact on the

## What is lean concrete ?

Lean concrete is a type of concrete in which the amount of cement is less , i.e less than 10 % of the total volume of concrete. In this type

## What is cement ?

Cement is a binder material, and an important ingredient in concrete. In concrete cement along with water adheres to other materials and helps to hold them together. Cement used in

## Casting and Testing of concrete cubes

Design the concrete to get the optimum quantity of each ingredients for concrete. In the previous blog I have already discussed about the complete designing procedure of concrete as per

## Estimate the quantities of different ingredients | Concrete Mix

Concrete is a man made material. In the most simplest form it is the mixture of coarse aggregate, fine aggregate, water and cement. It is very much possible for us