Frost wall is a must to have if you’re looking to build a house in extreme cold climates. It’s a must for areas where frost line is within the zone of effective stress. Building houses and structures in extreme climates ...

Yesterday on our one social networking platform a student from India asked us a question “What is the difference between a Shear Wall and a Column”. Although the two structures are way too different from one another and one can’t ...

The natural surface of ground is not always level and mostly to such an extent that there may be a considerable slope either across or along or both across and along the site of most buildings. Where the ground floor ...

An opening through an embankment for the conveyance of water by mean of pipe or an enclosed channel is called Culvert. It is a actually a transverse and totally enclosed drain under road, railroad, trail, or similar obstruction. Definition of ...

Provision of reinforcement in concrete, we all know, is due to its tension carrying capability which can be utilized completely provided the bond between the steel reinforcement and concrete is up-to-the-mark and does not lack any required friction and anchorage. ...

Bar Bending Schedule or BBS is actually a detailed tabulated worksheet showing the particulars of reinforcing bars as needed in reinforcement drawings of a structure. The phrase “Bar Bending” is so because at the steel yard where different types of ...

Now let us develop bar bending schedule manually from the start and for the beginners who are just about to dive in this field. Longitudinal Section of a Typical Beam Sections of RCC Beam In this example we will assume ...

It is always ensured that the person preparing the bar bending schedule must have a solid site execution experience. The rebar designation and cut length must be carefully selected as it will be the defining point for the scrap which ...

Bar Bending Schedule or BBS is actually a detailed tabulated worksheet showing the particulars of reinforcing bars as needed in reinforcement drawings of a structure. The phrase “Bar Bending” is so because at the steel yard where different types of ...

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