Precast Concrete

Precast Concrete

Advertisement When concrete is poured off-site and then transported to the permanent location of the building structure, it is called precast concrete. The term precast concrete is applied to a variety of individual concrete members, which are …

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Prestressed Concrete

Prestressed Concrete

Advertisement Prestressed concrete is a concrete in which internal stresses are introduced in a planned manner to counter the stresses resulting from the superimposed load to the desired strength. Basically, concrete is strong in compression and weak …

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Slip Formwork

Slip Formwork

Advertisement Slip formwork technology was in use in the early 20th century to manufacture silos and grain elevators. Slip formwork is an advanced method for building large towers or bridges. Here we will learn about slip formwork, …

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Scaffolding

Scaffolding

Advertisement Scaffolding is a temporary frame normally constructed of steel or aluminium alloy tubes to offer access to high-level work areas as well as to serve a secure platform. The height of the scaffolding will increase as …

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Hollow block

Hollow block

Advertisement Hollow block can be defined as units that have a core-zero area greater than 25% of the total area. The use of cement concrete blocks for masonry construction has been developed rapidly which are higher than …

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