How To Check Quality of Construction Materials on Site | Field Test for Construction Materials

Materials defines the construction quality. This articles provides various field test to be performed to check the quality of various construction materials. This test are quite handy and doesn’t requires any instruments.


Propped Cantilever – Analysis, Design & Reinforcement Details

What is mean by Propped Cantilever ? In some cases, to resist higher loads a support can be provided at the free end of a cantilever beam. Such Cantilever beam with support (generally roller) at free end is known as ‘Propped Cantilever‘ . Propped Cantilever can also be termed as simply supported beam with additional…


Measurement Trick | Use Your Body As A Ruler

Measurements are the inevitable part of civil engineer’s life. There are several instances when one might need to take measurements of things(checking the height of wall build today, checking the thickness of plaster, checking the width of door etc.) Actually construction of building is  a measuring process, measurements are needed to be taken from the…


Types of Loads on Structure | How To Select Correct Loads for Building : Load Combination

While designing a building one must know the types of load that a structure can be subjected to. Loads on building are classified in three major types based on the direction of their loading 1. Vertical Loads 2. Horizontal Loads 3. Diagonal Loads. Vertical Loads : Dead Load : Dead loads are the vertical stationary…


Concrete Masonry Units (CMU) | Meaning | Types |Design | Procedure of Construction |Advantages & Disadvantages

Have you even seen this type of column & questioned about it ? How can a column be made of blocks ? Does it’s according to the codes ? Will it take a load without failure ? Well the given column is the real column & is completely according to the code guidelines. This type…


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