Bricks Cement Sand Calculation for Brickwork – Civilsuccessonline

In this article, we will learn to calculate the number of Bricks, Cement, sand required for a Brick Wall having 7 m Long, 3.2 m Height, and 0.23 Width. The brick wall consists of has a mortar joint with a cement-sand ratio of 1:6. The Bricks of Size 230 mm x 114 mm x 76 mm. Let’s First Calculate for 1 cum Brickwork. Volume of Brickwork = 1 cum. Size of Bricks = 230 mm x 114 mm x 76 mm Bricks Cement Sand Calculation Volume of One Brick without mortar = 0.23 m x 0.114 m x 0.076 m…

M15 Grade of Concrete Prepared At Construction Site

In this article, we will learn the different methods for Grade of Concrete M15 Prepared at the construction site. The concrete which is prepared at the site is known as Cast in situ concrete. As per IS 456-200, Nominal Mix such as M5, M7.5, M10, M15, M20. and above M20 Grade of concrete is known as Design Mix. There are two different methods to measure the Concrete ingredients i.e. volumetric batching and weigh Batching. In this article, we will learn to prepare the Grade of concrete using volumetric batching. (Measuring Box i.e. Farma in Hindi). The standard Dimension of Measuring…

How to Measure the Land/Plot in Square Feet, Square meter, Acre, Kathaa, Dhur, Ropani, Aana, Kanma

It is necessary to measure land area while selling or purchasing land. It is also mandatory to measure the land for the Planning or Construction of infrastructure projects. Generally, Square Feet or Square Meter is word wide unit of Land measurement. In most of the Government measurements, Land is measured in Square meters. The measurement unit of land is different according to the place. In Nepal (eg. Terai), India (Bihar, Jharkhand, etc), Land Is measured in Katha Dhur Bigha Acre and Bigha respectively. In Hilly regions, the unit of measurements are Daam, Paisa, Aana, and Ropani. In this article, I…

Things to be Checked by the Client, Contractor and Engineer before and after Concreting of Slab

In any construction project, there are three major entities i.e. Client, Contractor, and consultant. The inspection of the project shall be done by three entities in order to improve the quality of structure at their own level. IF the size of the project is small then, material procurement, etc shall be managed by the clients itself. Checklist of slab helps to reduce construction mistake and enhance the quality of projects. Things to be Checked by the Client and Contractor’s before and after Concreting of the slab I have explained some general Checklist that has to be adopted by the client,…

Checklist of Slab and Beam Formwork Before Casting of SLab

Formwork is a temporary structure that is used to shape and support the concrete to achieve sufficient strength. Wooden, steel, Plastics, aluminum formworks are the most common formwork material. In this article, I have explained a checklist that is generally done by the civil site engineer on construction for beam and slab formwork. Checklist of Slab and Beam Formwork General Checklist of formwork Formwork plates shall be uniform in the surface. Uneven surface in the shuttering board shall not be allowed. Wooden shuttering shall be properly cleaned and free form concrete particles if it is  used formwork The shuttering plate…

Things to be check-in Beam Reinforcement Before the Construction of Slab

In this article, you will learn the general checklist of Beam reinforcement that is practicing on the construction site before the concreting of the slab. The beam is monolithically cast with a slab, so it is important to check the reinforcement of the beam with the slab. Checklist of Beam Reinforcement Before the construction of Slab The following are the checklist of Beam Reinforcement that I personally follow on Construction Site. Read also:- Checklist of Slab Reinforcement Done By the Civil Engineer at Construction Site General Checklist for Beam Reinforcement Reinforcement bars shall be free from rust, mud, oil, slurry,…

Checklist of Slab Reinforcement Done By the Civil Engineer at Construction Site

In this article, you will learn the general checklist of slab reinforcement that is practicing on the construction site before the concreting of the slab. The following are the checklist done in slab reinforcement. Checklist of Slab Reinforcement Checklist for Main and Distribution Bar Reinforcement bars shall be free from rust, mud, oil, slurry, loose materials, etc. Grade of steel (for Example Fe 500 or Fe 500 D) for both main and Distribution bars shall be checked as per approved drawings. The diameter of Main Bars and Distribution along Shorter Span shall be checked. Diameter of Main Bars and Distribution…

Test of Bricks: Field Test and Laboratory Test

As we all know, Brick is used to construct the wall, foundation, etc. In RC frame Building Brick wall is used as infill material. It resists the Tension and Compression forces. Test of Bricks Field Test of Bricks Shape and Size Test Good quality of bricks should have a uniform in size and have rectangular faces. It shall be checked by doing observation. Color Test Good quality of Bricks should have a uniform in color throughout. A check shall be made before purchasing the bricks. Sound Test Bricks should have a metallic ring when one brick stuck against another brick.…

Responsibilities Of Civil Site Engineer before Construction of concrete Floor Slab

A Reinforced concrete slab is horizontal members made of concrete which is used to resist the flexural bending stress when it is subjected to loads. Generally, the minimum thickness of the slab is 4 inches and the maximum thickness depends upon the span and loads acts on the slab. For Normal residential Building, 5 inches thickness is generally recommended. As we know that checking of slab reinforcement is very important. It is because the wrong layout of reinforcement on site creates a great loss for the client, so the first duties of a civil engineer to read the complete drawing…

Types of Most Popular Bonds used in Bricks Masonry Work

In this article, you will learn the different types of Bond used in Brick Masonry Work. Brick Bonds increase the strength and durability of masonry. It also enhances the outer visual appearance. In order to install a different type of bond requires skilled manpower. Bricks masonry is made with bricks and bonded together with the help of a mixture of cement, sand, and water. Let’s have a look at some of the popular bricks bond used to construct Masonry Walls. Types of Popular Bonds in Brick Masonry Wall Stretcher Bonds in Brick Masonry The longer face of bricks seen in…