Roof Types I Hip Roof I Gable Roof I Gambrel Roof I Mansard Roof

Roofs can be defined as the uppermost part of a building covered with a structural covering for protection against the weather. It is beautiful to have a roof with different shapes & geometry and covered with a variety of materials. Roofing materials must be chosen and designed based on the conditions of the climate and the surface to be covered Requirement of a Roof The type of roof for a building should be chosen after considering the climatic conditions as well as the material availability. In order for a roof to be well planned, it must meet the following requirements.…

Varnish I Characteristics I Applications I Types of Varnish

Varnish is a hard, transparent film or finish that is commonly used for wood finishing, but it can also be used for other materials. Traditionally, it is made up of drying oil, a resin, and a thinner or solvent or Diluents. Wooden surfaces, paintings, and various decorative objects are protected by varnishes. Once varnishes dry, its solvent evaporates, and the remaining constituents oxidize or polymerize to form a durable transparent film. Characteristics Drying should be rapid. It should look uniform and pleasing. It should be durable and weather-resistant. After drying, it should form a hard film. On drying, it should…

Comparison of Ordinary Portland cement And Pozzolana Portland cement

Comparison of Ordinary Portland cement And Pozzolana Portland cement: Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) is the most popular cement in the world, but Portland Pozzolana Cement has also gained popularity in recent years. OPC is the basic component used for concrete, mortars, stucco, and other construction materials that require cement. It is classified as hydraulic cement, meaning that it both hardens as a reaction to water but also becomes waterproof once it dries. In this article, you will learn about the Comparison of Ordinary Portland cement And Pozzolana Portland cement Comparison of Ordinary Portland cement And Pozzolana Portland cement Definition Ordinary…

10 Different Types of Stone used in Building

Types of Stone: In this article, you will learn the different types of Stone and their Applications, Compressive Strength, and other Properties. 1. Chalk                 It is pure white limestone and easy to form a powder. It is a sedimentary type of work. Chalk is used as a material for the manufacturing of Portland cement. 2. Basalt and Trap                 There are three types of Igneous rock i.e. Intrusive, Hypabyssal, and extrusive rock. A basalt and Trap rock comes under an extrusive rock. It is hard and tough in nature. The compressive strength of   Basalt and Trap range from…

Types of Wall- Curtain Wall I Shear Wall I Retaining Wall I Drop Wall

Types of Wall- Wall is defined as the superstructure elements that are built to divides the various rooms of the buildings. It is used for security purposes also. According to their functions wall is either a load-bearing structure or a non-load-bearing structure. It provides security, privacy, and protection against weather effects. Following are the types of wall generally used in modern construction Load Bearing Wall Partition wall Brick masonry Wall Course rubble stone masonry wall Retaining wall Curtain wall Parapet wall Shear wall Drop wall Compound or Boundary wall Precast wall Load Bearing Wall This wall is designed to transfer…

Objective Question of RCC structure Set -3 (Structural Design)

Objective Question for All Kinds of Competitive Exams The Anchorage  value of standard bend a. 4Ø b. 8Ø c. 12Ø d. 16Ø 2. The minimum number reinforcement in the Octagon shape of the Column is a. 6 b. 4 c. 7 d. 8 3. The c/c distance between the ties shall not be more than ……………..   of least lateral dimension, 16 times  smallest diameter of longitudinal reinforcement, 300 mm, and 48 times the diameter of ties. a. Maximum b. Minimum c. Both Maximum and Minimum d. none of these 4. The c/c distance between the helical ties shall not be…

Objective Questions And Answers of RCC Structure (SET-2)

Objective Questions And Answers for All Competitive Exams (Loksewa Sub Engineer, Overseer, Sub Overseer, Central level and Pardesh Level/Province Level) For Continuous Slab supporting on beam, the Ratio of end span length to Continuous span length is a. 0.5 b. 0.8 c. 0.7 d. 0.9 2. Limiting value of Neutral axis (Xulim) depends upon a. Grade of Steel. b. Type of steel. c. effective depth of beam d. All of these. 3. The value of Creep  coefficient of Concrete increases with a. remains same with age b. Decrease in Age. c. Increase in Age. d. none of these. 4. The…

Objective Questions And Answers OF RCC Structure(SET-1)

Objective Questions And Answers for All Competitive Exams (Loksewa Sub Engineer, Overseer, Sub Overseer, Central, and Pardesh Level). Every week 2 NEW Question Sets Will be Uploaded. The flexural tensile strength of M15 grade of Concrete is a. 2.5                 b. 2.71                                c. 3      d. 2.9 2. Which code is used for Mild Steel a. IS 432 b.  IS 383            c. IS 1786 d. IS 456-200 3. The slump of pump concrete should be from…? a. 50 mm-100 mm   b. 0 mm-25 mm c. 100 mm-150 mm d.  non of these. 4. What is the Maximum cement content (KG/m3…

Composite Pile I Types I Advantage And Disadvantage

What is Composite Pile? Composite Pile: the Piles which is made up of more than one material such as concrete and steel, concrete and timber, etc. It was developed 60 years ago in order to provide an economical pile. It has one material in the bottom section and joined with another material in the top section. Types of Composite Pile Generally, there are two types of Composite piles are used i.e. Concrete timber Composite piles and Concrete and Steel Composite piles.  Concrete Timber Composite Pile In Timber & Concrete Composite Piles; the Timber section is generally suitable where there is…

Types of Paint and Its Applications I CelluloseIAsbestos I Bronze I Stucco

Types of Paint: In this article, you will learn different types of Paint that used in the Construction Industry. According to its function, Paints such as Bitumen Paint, Cellulose Paint, Aluminum Paint, Asbestos, Bronze, etc. Different Types of Paints used in House Painting Bitumen Paint Bitumen Paint is obtained by mixing Natural Asphalt or Bitumen and Naptha or spirit. It imparts the most protective surface. Bitumen Paint is used in Concrete surfaces, Plastered surfaces, Brick Masonry surfaces, Underground pipes, Wooden, Steel surfaces, etc. Usually done on rainwater Pipes It reduces the permeability of moistures. Read Also:- What is Paint I…