What is creep of concrete ?

Creep of concrete is a kind of deformation which occurs because of sustained loading. The gradual increase in strain, without increase in stress, with the time is due to creep. From this explanation it can …

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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 of concrete the aggregate to …

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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 construction are often lime or …

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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 Indian standards. Though it is …

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What is Prestressed concrete ?

Prestressed concrete is also a special type of concrete. As we are aware of the fact that concrete is good in compression and weak in tension. We stress the concrete in the production stage itself …

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