Ferrocement

Ferrocement

Ferrocement or Ferro-cement is a system of construction using reinforced mortar or plaster (lime or cement, sand, and water) applied over an “armature” of metal mesh, woven, expanded metal, or metal-fibers, and closely spaced …

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Types of Buildings

Types of buildings

There are various types of buildings that are classified based on several criteria such as size, function, construction, style, design, etc. However, the International Building Code (IBC 2018) and the Uniform Building Code (UBC) …

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Shear Wall

shear wall

In structural engineering, a shear wall is a vertical element of a seismic force resisting system that is designed to resist in-plane lateral forces, typically wind and seismic loads. In many jurisdictions, the International …

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Post Tension Slab

Post Tension Slab

The post-tension slab is a combination of traditional slab reinforcement and additional high-strength steel tendons that are subject to stress after the setting of concrete. Generally pre-cast elements where the strand or bar is …

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Parapet Wall

Parapet Wall

A parapet wall is a low or dwarf wall constructed along the edge of the roof, terrace, walkway, balcony, etc; Parapet walls can be constructed using different materials like reinforced cement concrete, steel, aluminum, …

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