A building stands on footings. It transfers all the live, dead and natural loads to the soil through footings. There are many types of footing are used in a building. The isolated footing is one of them. What is An Isolated footing? An isolated footing is a sallow types footing which supports one column of […]
Fully cured, hardened concrete must be strong enough to withstand the structural and service loads which will be applied to it and must be durable enough to withstand the environmental exposure for which it is designed. If concrete is made with high-quality materials and is properly proportioned, mixed, handled, placed and finished, it will be […]
Plain cement concrete is used to provide a rigid impervious bed to RCC in the foundation where the earth is soft and yielding. It can be used over brick flat soling or without brick flat soling. The short name of plain cement concrete is PCC. It is also defined as Cement Concrete (CC) or Blinding […]
Nowadays, most of the modern construction companies use computer-aided software for their estimating and costing solution. But we often estimate materials on a project manually for purchasing purpose. When we need to cast concrete members of a building, we either use ready-mix concrete or prepare the concrete manually on site based on the mix design. […]
There are different types of plaster used in building construction. Learn how many types of plaster are there in building construction.