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What Is Concrete Mix Design?

In Concreteby Tom Ormonde2 Comments

Post Contents Why Is Concrete Mix Important?What is a Concrete Mix Design?Concrete Design Mix GuideCodes and Standards for Concrete MixesTesting and Quality Control of the Concrete Design MixSoftware for Concrete …

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What is Shielding Gas?

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Post Contents Different types of Gases for Gas ShieldingInert Gases Used in WeldingSemi-Inert Gases Used in WeldingAlternatives to Gas Shielding Shielding gas or gas shielding is commonly used in certain …

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Calculate the Weight of Steel

In Steelby Tom Ormonde1 Comment

Post Contents Density of a MaterialUsing the Density FormulaTotal Weight of SteelWeight of Steel per Linear MetreUsing Section Tables for Steel WeightUsing a Coefficient – Weight of Steel Bars per …

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Concrete – The Basics

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Post Contents Concrete Testing Procedure – How Do We Know the Strength of Concrete?Concrete Grades and Their UsesAdvantages of Concrete Disadvantages of Concrete What is Concrete Reinforcement?Types of Concrete Reinforcement …

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Types of Retaining Walls

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Post Contents Use of Retaining WallsFactors for Designing Retaining WallsModes of FailureLoading On A Retaining WallGravity Retaining WallsGabion Retaining WallsButtress Retaining WallsPiled Retaining Walls – Sheet Piles and Bored PileAnchored …

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Steel Connections in Structures

In Steelby Tom Ormonde1 Comment

Post Contents BackgroundForces In Steel ConnectionsElements of Connections5 Types of Shear Connections4 Types of Moment ConnectionsFurther Reading Connections in steel structures can be either, shear connections (simple connections) or moment …