So I am glad that you have asked me “what a waffle slab system is?” – You have asked this question because waffle slab is not that common throughout the world. Its not like a flat slab which is here ...

If in 2018 you are not familiar with this highly durable and beneficial construction material than you must read each an every word of this article about Polymer Concrete. Because I’ll be going through all the aspects of Polymer Concrete ...

The word plum means large stones which are termed as boulders or coarse aggregates if technically speaking. The plum concrete is actually an economical variation of mass concrete. The use of plum concrete is preferred if the required thickness of ...

We drive on highways and use public amenities such as streets and sidewalks frequently but we don’t think about them very much and we take them for granted at least until something serious happens that make us think about the ...

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 ...

The brick masonry industry is plagued with a stubborn and persistent confusing delinquent trouble frequently seen as white powdery scum on a lot of buildings. This white powdery substance is termed as efflorescence which is, although, not well understood but ...

Demolition is the deliberate destruction of structures and materials by means of explosives, mechanical devices, fire, chemical agent, etc. What is Demolition? Demolition is a pre-planned and controlled bringing down or destroying of a building or structure while considering all ...

In a hydroelectric plant, the flow of water to a turbine must be decreased rapidly whenever there is a sudden drop in load.  This results in high water-hammer pressures and may need a very strong and hence expensive pipe. Surge ...

The position or the layout of the center line of the highway on the ground is called the alignment. The horizontal alignment includes the straight path, the horizontal deviations and curves.  Changes in gradient and vertical curves are covered under ...

What would you do if you enter in a building and saw some cracks in a beautiful pattern like that of an ECG of human heart? Obviously you will start running out of that building. But what if the designer ...