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Reasons Why Steel Reinforcement Is Used In Concrete?

Recently one of our fans have asked us on a social networking site the above cited question about why we use steel reinforcement in concrete moreover why only steel not any other metal available in the industry.  Well, working on a mega DAM as structural engineer I can imagine how much huge quantity of reinforcement is actually used now days, I mean 36 mm (#11) bundles of 3 bars and in 3 layers…
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All about Lightweight Concrete

Structural lightweight aggregate concrete is an important and versatile material in modern construction. I has many and varied applications: multistory building frames and floors, curtain walls, shell roofs, folded plates, bridges, prestressed or precast elements of all…
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QualityTests and Experiments on Concrete

Mostly concrete structures are failed due to poor workmanship which is a very tricky factor to control. Structures build with concrete has a life both from serviceability point of view and from structural point of view and this life depends solely on the quality of the material while placing.The quality of concrete is tested by using following experiments and tests :- 1. Workability or…
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