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…

Vehicle in Paint I Function of Linseed Oil I Boiled Linseed Oil I Poppy Oil

Vehicle in Paint: The vehicle is an oily substance that is used to hold the paint together and binds it with the surface. It is also known as Binders or Carrier of Paint or Drying Oil. It is only liquid in which base and pigment are dissolved to form a paint. There are different materials used as Vehicle of Paint. Linseed Oil Linseed Oil is obtained from flax seed. It is a seeds of flax plant and also  used to make rope, linen and wood work. Various Grades of Linseed Oil Raw Linseed Oil It is used for Interior Work.…

Base in Paint-Function of White Lead I Red Lead I Zinc White I Lithophone

Base in Paint: The base is one of the prime ingredients of Paints. It is the main body of the Paint because it makes the surface harder and more resistant to weathering action. Different Types of Base Used in Paint White Lead It is only suitable for wooden surfaces. White lead is in powder and stiff paste form. It is not useful for iron surface because it does prevent from rusting. White Lead forms the base of lead paints. White lead is a carbonate of lead. It is dense permanent and water proof. It is used in ordinary building works…

What is Paint I Composition/Ingredients of Paint-Loksewa Exams

In this post, You will know about Definitions of Paint, Characteristics of Good Paint, and Composition/Ingredients of Paint. In Public Service Commission Exam, generally, Questions are coming from this topic. Important message for Reader: Highlighted/Bold text is important for Loksewa exams but in my opinion, please go through all the points discussed below. I hope you like it. If you want a pdf of this article. Please do email in below comment box. What is Paint? Paint is a substance which is applied over the surface of wood, metal or plaster surface prevents from weather effect, heat, moisture or gases,…

Classification of Steel Sections

There are different steel section available in the market. In this articles you will know about the few steel sections. Beam, Column, Channel and Angle sections are classified as follows: Beams The Beam sections are classified as: Indian Standard Junior Beams (ISJB) Note: The Indian Standard Junior Beams (ISJB) are ISJB 150, ISJB 175, ISJB 200, ISJB 225. Indian Standard Light weight Beams (ISLB). Note: The Indian Standard Light weight Beams (ISLB) are  ISLB  75, LB 100, LB 125, LB 150, IS LB 175, ISLB 200, ISLB 225, LB 250, ISLB 275, ISLB 300, ISLB 325, ISLB 350, ISLB 400,…