Materials of construction

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…

Materials of construction

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…