Reinforcement Detailing of Reinforced Concrete Slabs
Reinforcement detailing of a slab is done based on its support conditions. Slab may be supported on walls or beams or columns. Slab supported directly by columns are called flat slab. Slab supported on two sides and bending takes place predominantly in one direction only is called One Way Slab. On the other hand, when […]
Typical Detailing of Reinforcements in Beams and Slabs
Detailing of reinforcements in beams and slabs plays an important role in providing strength, durability and cost optimization. Reinforcement details of concrete beams and slabs should specify clearly about cover to reinforcement, length of reinforcement, curtailment of reinforcement, number and diameter of reinforcement to be provided. For a simply supported beam and slab, the maximum […]
How To Calculate Land Area | Land Area Measurement
This construction video tutorial offers step-by-step guidelines on how to calculate land area for different types of lands practically at the construction site.
A type of water pipe, called prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP), often fails in a predictable way. About 350 miles of these pipes, owned by the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, snake through Montgomery and Prince George's counties. Explanatory graphic created for the local section. Adobe Illustrator and Lightwave 3d. Interactive: www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/local/why-water-mai...