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Showing posts with label GENERAL CONCEPTS RELATED TO BUILDINGGENERAL CONCEPTS RELATED TO BUILDING. Show all posts
Showing posts with label GENERAL CONCEPTS RELATED TO BUILDINGGENERAL CONCEPTS RELATED TO BUILDING. Show all posts

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

ASBESTOS

January 09, 2018
Asbestos is a general name for several varieties of fibrous minerals which are available in nature. But presently, most of the commercial as...
The following laboratory tests may be conducted on the bricks to find their suitability: (i) Crushing strength                      (ii) A...

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

The stairs may be built with wood, concrete masonry or with cast iron. Wooden stairs are not safe, because of the danger of fire. Howeve...
Applying mortar on the surfaces of walls, columns, ceiling etc. to get smooth finish is termed as plastering. Mortar used for plasteri...
It is a light weight concrete produced by introducing large voids in the concrete or mortar. Its density varies from 3 kN/m 3 to 8 kN/m...
(i) Stone masonry is used for the construction of foundations, walls, columns and arches. (ii) Stones are used for flooring. (iii)...
Stone is a ‘naturally available building material’ which has been used from the early age of civilization. It is available in the form o...