Compressive strength of stone – for various stones

Compressive strength of stone-for various stones Hello friends, This is an important topic which also determines the strength of concrete. For good building, stone crushing strength should be greater than 100N/mm2.  compressive strength: It is defined as the ratio of load by its cross-sectional area at which it fails. Mathematically, compressive strength (P)=  load/cross-sectional area …

Compressive strength of stone – for various stones Read More »

Quarrying of stones- Definition, various methods, and precautions

Quarrying of stones -Definition, various methods, and precautions In this article, we will discuss the quarrying of stones by various methods and the precautions to be taken while quarrying and the selection of a suitable site for the quarrying process. Definition: Quarry is defined as the place or the region from where the stones are …

Quarrying of stones- Definition, various methods, and precautions Read More »

Types of rocks and classification- civil learners

Types of Rocks and Classification What is Rock? Rock is defined as a solid portion of Earth`s crust that has no definite shape, size, and Chemical Composition. We will further discuss Types of rocks and their classification in detail.  Also For civil engineers Formation of kind of rock is an essential factor for Foundation Structures Also read: Quarrying of Stones by …

Types of rocks and classification- civil learners Read More »

Civil engineering-career, jobs, Salary, scope information

       Civil engineering-career, jobs, Salary, scope information Are you thinking to become a civil engineer Then this is for you the complete guide to civil engineering. What does a Civil Engineer do? Civil engineering is an important and learned profession. civil engineering performs planning of the building, foundation depth, width, Number of columns, …

Civil engineering-career, jobs, Salary, scope information Read More »

Storage of cement at site and precautions -Civil learners

STORING OF CEMENT As cement is chemically very active with water, it is necessary to protect it from moisture during its storage till it is used for manufacturing the concrete. In the case of imperfect/long storage conditions, the strength of cement may reduce. The storing arrangement of cement should be such that cement delivered first …

Storage of cement at site and precautions -Civil learners Read More »