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Civil Engineer throughout his life has to play with countless materials. This book is an encyclopedia related to those materials. Every material has its own nature, properties and characteristics and you as a civil engineer must be able to figure out all of these properties in order to decide the optimum material that should be … Read more

Download Handbook of Material Testing Book by Shiv Kumar [PDF]

In any construction project it is obligation of a contractor to establish a well equipped material testing laboratory. Quality Control Manager or Quality Control Inspector has a team along with Material Engineer from consultant end and one material engineer from the contractor\’s end. Both of these persons try to optimize the quality standards and thus … Read more

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 … Read more

Formwork Cost

During any sort of construction the cost of formwork constitutes a major share that can be sometimes a major factor to be considered while planning and estimating. This post will dictate the cost of formwork for various structures.  @import url(http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Oswald:700); Cost of Formwork for RCC ( function() { if (window.CHITIKA === undefined) { window.CHITIKA = … Read more

Determine the moisture content of timber by oven dry method – Experiment

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 of timber is the quantity of moisture or water contained in it, expressed as a … Read more