Difference between Ordinary Portland Cement, Portland Pozzolana & Portland Slag Cement

Ordinary Portland Cement: – OPC is produced by finely grinding OPC clinker obtained from the cement kilns. This cement on hydration produces C-S-H gel (Calcium – Silicate – Hydrate) Gel, which provides cementation property and is the primarily responsible for strength is cement products. Along with C-S-H gel it also produces Ca(OH)2, which does not … Read more

Difference Between Shear Wall and Column

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 expect to have confusion between these two.  However, we decided to write about it for … Read more

Plinth Beam – Tie Beam – Difference – Everything you need to know

Basic difference between plinth beam and tie beam is that tie beam can be at any level but plinth beam is at plinth level. So Now i am going to discuss in depth about the following contents :- Contents What is the purpose of beam in a Building? What is plinth level in building? What … Read more

Difference between roller compacted concrete and conventional concrete

Today we are going to discuss a very common, yet very important confusion that exists among fresh civil engineers that what is the different between Roller compacted concrete and conventional Reinforced Cement Concrete. So here is an answer for this; What is Reinforced Cement Concrete?  Reinforced concrete (RC) is a composite material in which concrete\’s … Read more

What Is The Difference Between A Barrage And A Dam

This is a very common question and a very common confusion that prevails to a large extent, this is right actually that’s why you are reading this article. Anyways, the reason for such a confusion is genuine and indisputable because of countless similarities that persist about them.  A Dam and a Barrage both are artificial … Read more