In a stress-strain curve there are various regions and limits like you might have heard about elastic limit and yielding point etc. However in this post we will not talk about all of these points and will only discuss about ...

Knowing the density of soil at field is of utmost importance for a transportation and civil engineer. The Soil under the action of load consolidates and settles due to empty pores and spaces and also due to expulsion of moisture ...

Knowing the density of soil at field is of utmost importance for a transportation and civil engineer. The Soil under the action of load consolidates and settles due to empty pores and spaces and also due to expulsion of moisture ...

Marshall Stability and Flow Test is basically one portion of the Marshall Mix Design process beside Void ratios and Density calculations as other processes. Marshall Stability Test gives an idea about the sustainability and strength of the asphalt mix of ...

The word asphalt, asphaltic concrete, bituminous mixes all is pointing to the same things almost. The shining blackish paved road we ride almost every day and almost several hours of our lives are spent over them is asphaltic pavements. You ...

Los Angeles Abrasion Resistance Test is a common test carried out on aggregates for measuring their resistance towards abrasion and toughness. Abrasion is known as process of scraping or wearing something away, technically speaking; abrasion in geology is the mechanical ...

Sand replacement test method is used to determine the field density or in-place density of earth embankments, road fills, sub-grade, sub-base or any of compacted material. This method serves as base upon which one can accept the density of a ...

To study about materials is very essential for civil engineers. Civil Engineers deal with variety of materials like concrete, cement, aggregates, soil, bricks and various others that are used to construct or to support some structural load. The ultimate destination ...

@import url(http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Oswald:700); The limit of water absorption by coarse aggregates is determined so as to calculate the appropriate amount of water to be added to the concrete mix, thus modifying the water cement ratio. A bone dry aggregate would necessitate, ...

To determine the moisture content of timber by oven dry method @import url(http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Oswald:700); Apparatus Oven, weighing device, timber specimen. Reference: D2016-(Reaffirmed in 1983)  Scope This method covers the determination of the moisture content of the wood. Background The moisture content ...