What is Carpet Area, Built-Up Area and Super built-Up Area?

What is Carpet Area, Built-Up Area and Super built-Up Area?

When we go to purchase a flat and when we first meet with a builder or real estate agent we come to know about some terminology like carpet area, built-Up area, super built-up area, loading etc.  Every builder calculates the area of a property in a different way, so while buying a property there is a lot …

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What is Development Length? – Complete Guide

What is Development Length?

What is Development Length? It is the minimum length of the bar which must be embedded in concrete beyond any section to develop its full strength. This is also called as an anchorage length in case of axial tension or axial compression and development length in case of flexural tension or flexural compression. It is …

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What Is Super Elevation?

What is Super Elevation?

Super Elevation When a vehicle passes from a straight to a curved path or in other words when a vehicle negotiates horizontal curve following two forces act on vehicle: Centrifugal Force Weight of the Vehicle ¬†Centrifugal Force The centrifugal force is a function of the speed of the moving vehicle. It always acts at the …

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Material Required for Construction of WBM Road

Material Required for Construction of WBM Road

The oldest type of highway pavement used in modern times is known as Macadam after the name of Johan Macadam, a Scottish Engineer.  The term Macadam in the present time means the road surface and base constructed of crushed or broken aggregates cemented together by the action of rolling and water.  The binding action in …

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What is WBM Road? Construction Procedure, Advantages, Disadvantages

WBM Road Construction

What is WBM Road? Full form of WBM is Water Bound Macadam. It is the layer of broken stone aggregates bound together by stone dust or screening material and water applied during construction and compacted by heavy smoothed wheel roller.  It is the oldest type of highway pavement used in modern times is known as Macadam …

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How to calculate unit weight of steel bar

Unit weight of steel bar

What is Steel? Steel is the most versatile commonly used structural material. The essential elements in steel are metallic iron and the element non-metallic carbon, with small quantities of other elements such as silicon, nickel, manganese, chromium and copper. It is thus an alloy. Though steel is usually more than 90% iron, with other elements …

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How to Calculate Quantity of Materials For Concrete Mix Ratio

Concrete is the mixture of cement, sand, aggregates and water. Cement concrete is the major building material in the construction industry. It can be easily moulded into durable structural members.  Today in this article we will found out how to calculate the quantity of cement, sand, aggregate and water for 1 cum concrete. Important Points For …

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