# concrete Archive

STRUCTURE

## Vibration of concrete, Vibration Methods, FAQs

The vibration of concrete and its importance: Different types of concrete vibrators are used to perform the vibration of concrete. To learn more in detail we start learning about …
STRUCTURE

## Curing of Concrete | Curing time & Duration | Curing methods

Concrete is a composite material consisting of cement, sand, and water in suitable proportions. The chemical interaction between cement and water binds the aggregate. Fresh concrete will be plastic so …
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Quantity of Water is added in M20 grade concrete (All grades):- As I was already given a detailed explanation about how to find out the quantity of Cement, Sand and …
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## Concrete Slump test Procedure | Applications | Types | Uses

Before getting into The slump test procedure know about why we perform Slump test on concrete? Slump test procedure is performed to check the workability of concrete. A good …
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## 14 Important Building Materials used in construction

Building materials can be termed as the materials used for the construction of a house or a civil engineering project. Over the years humans have been using numerous building …
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## Important Thumb Rules used in Construction by Civil Engineers

Thumb rules play a most crucial role while taking quick decisions on site. Thumb rules enable you to calculate the solution using a simple mathematical formula and make smart …
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## K Slump Test of concrete | Workability of Concrete Test

K Slump Test of Concrete:- Workability of concrete is a most essential & complex property of Concrete. Making an excellent workable concrete involves many factors and Finding the workability …
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## Compressive Strength of Concrete | Cube Test, Procedure, Apparatus & Results

Concrete being the major consumable material after water makes it quite inquisitive in its nature. The strength of concrete is majorly derived from aggregates, where-as cement and sand contribute …
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## How to calculate Volume of concrete for Slabs, Columns, Beams, Retaining wall & Footings

In this article, you are going to learn How to calculate the volume of concrete for Slabs, Beams, Columns, Footings & structural members of the building. If you wanted …
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## Important Properties of Concrete

Properties of Concrete: Concrete is a composite material obtained by mixing Cement, sand, aggregates, and water in suitable proportions. Concrete has become a universal building material which is extensively …
STRUCTURE

## Segregation and Bleeding in Concrete | Causes, Effects, Remedies

Segregation in concrete:- Segregation is the “Separation of constituent materials in concrete.” In concrete technology, segregation is of three types:- Separation of Coarse aggregate from the concrete mixture, Separation …
STRUCTURE

## Concrete cover for reinforcement in Slabs, Footings, Beams, Columns

Concrete cover:- Concrete Cover “ing” is the cover provided for the reinforcement in Reinforced Cement Concrete. Cover is defined as the Distance between the outer surface of the concrete …
TECHNOLOGY

## Self healing concrete(Bio-Concrete), Causes of cracks in concrete

Self Healing Concrete Bio-concrete:- We know that cracks are a major problem in concrete. It decreases the life of the structure and reduces its stability against earthquakes. From several …