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What is Frost Wall? Purpose & Types

Building houses and structures in extreme climates is always a challenge, the temperature depending characteristics of building materials is the sole reason for such a trial. Concrete pouring in hot expands too much and in cold climate contracts too much thereby producing such internal stresses that if not properly taken under-consideration would produce extreme internal strains that might be…
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12+ Different Common Types of Doors

Well, the word door is a very common and a very widespread word; however, today we will explain and enlighten some of the unique types of doors you might not be familiar with. Before going into that let’s first talk about technical definition of door in civil engineering.  “The arrangements made to provide free and easy access inside and outside the rooms of a building are called Doors.
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Advantages of Soil Cement

I had recently written an article about what is soil cement, what are the different ingredients in soil cement, how soil cement is used in highways and pavements and also what are the different types of soil cement. Now one of our fan and follower have given us a question that why should we use soil cement, what actual are its benefits. So today I decided to give answer to this young fellow…
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10+ Stunning Old Famous Structures Under Construction Pictures

1. Colosseum in Rome way back in 1846 2. Hoover dam during construction 3. Golden Gate Bridge During Construction 4. Subway Tunnel being Constructed in UK mid 18s 5. All Female Survey Team working In UK 6. Construction of Eiffle Tower 7. Construction of Aswan Dam around 1899 in Egypt 8. Statue of liberty under construction assembled in France before shiped to united states 9.
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Story of a Civil Engineer

Civil Engineers are simple, yet innovative, hardworking, human loving problem solvers. They work for day and night to build luxury and felicity to protect you from hardships of nature. They sacrifice their own wishes and their own luxury just to let you feel safe in this…
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Highway Materials Types and Characteristics

Highway construction can be characterized by large right-of-way having length of considerable amount. Due to this, Highway materials are needed in large quantum. Depending upon the type of highway pavement, flexible or rigid the highway material required for highway construction is decided. This post contains general information regarding the Types of highway materials used in a construction of…
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Characteristics of a Good Formwork

Concrete being plastic material in fresh state, has to kept within an enclosure (moulds) till it gain reasonable strength, this temporary structure which has to be built for any concrete member is called “Formwork”. Click me to read more about the Form work defintion and other defintions Characteristics of a Good Formwork Basic Requirements of a Good Formwork: @import…
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