Effect of Alternate Wetting and Drying on SIFCON

In production of SIFCON steel, fibres are Prepacked in the form or in the mould to its full capacity, rather than being mixed and then cast or sprayed along with concrete. After placement of fibres, fine-grained cement based slurry is poured or pumped into the fibre network, infiltrating the air space between the fibres while conforming to the shape of the form or Read More...

Programmes for Energy Conservation in Buildings

In developing countries like India, the issues related to energy supply and efficiency has been brought in sharp focus during last decade. In this paper, the scope of energy conservation in buildings is discussed in details and how the short-term and long-term measures can be implemented has also been given. In addition, the pattern of energy consumption, energy Read More...

IMME 2010 : Showcasing Total Equipment Solutions

IMME 2010 : Showcasing Total Equipment Solutions
At the 10th International Mining and Machinery Exhibition (IMME) Kolkata, exhibitors showcased assorted products by displaying their existing and new launches. Not to mention, heightened business confidence Read More...

Strata SE1–First Residential Building with Wind Turbines

Strata SE1–First Residential Building with Wind Turbines
Designed by London based architects practice BFLS, Strata SE is the world’s first skyscraper to integrate wind turbines into the fabric of a building that contribute 8% of Strata’s estimated total energy Read More...

Aerogenerator X-World’s biggest offshore Wind Turbines Unveils

Aerogenerator X-World’s biggest offshore Wind Turbines Unveils
British company Wind Power Limited has unveiled the latest embodiment of its Aerogenerator project, visualized by architects Grimshaw and designed by Arup, a British engineering firm. Arup’s design for 10 MW Wind Read More...

Shear Lag Effect

Shear Lag Effect
Plane Beam theory assumes plane section before the bending remains plane after the bending which implies structure should have infinite lateral stiffness or there is no shear force acting at the beam section Read More...

Super Civil CD: A Novel Concept

Super Civil CD is a unique civil, structural and architectural engineering handbook-cum- design software on CD-ROM is exactly like a mini encyclopedia of civil engineering. It has been aimed at providing varieties of information and tools for the construction industry in a single CD. It is extremely beneficial and useful to professionals including Architects, Builders Read More...

Claims and Counter Claims in all Construction Contracts

Claims and Counter Claims in all Construction Contracts play an important role in the Contractual relation ship between employer and contractor. Generally Claim is reckoned in practice as “an assertion for additional monies due to a party or for extension of time for completion. This interpretation is construed from a wording of the Contractual Read More...

Economic Recovery Signifies positive Sign for WOC 2011

Economic Recovery Signifies positive Sign for WOC 2011
World of Concrete (WOC) 2011 to be held in Las Vegas from 17-21 January, is booking exhibit space at a brisk pace. With over 1000 exhibitors covering over 500,000 net sqft of exhibite space, WOC 2011 will Read More...

Countdown bauma China 2010

Countdown bauma China 2010
bauma China 2010, the 5thInternational Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Construction Vehicles, and Equipment is being held at the Shanghai New International Read More...

Precast Ferrocement Structurals in Lieu of Rolled Steel Structurals

Precast Ferrocement Structurals in Lieu of Rolled Steel Structurals
There has been practically no change in the constituents of Ferrocement right from the day it was patented by Mr. Lambot. Ferrocement consists of cement sand mortar, wire mesh and skeletal steel. With the Read More...

The Nano Revolution in Architectural World

The Nano Revolution in Architectural World
Nanotechnology is about the manipulation of matter at the nanoscale. Few technologies have created so much hype and attracted so much funding globally as nanotechnology has over the last 5–10 years. There is a Read More...

JCB launches Safety and Lifestyle Shoes

JCB Safety Footwear
JCB India Ltd., India's largest manufacturer of Earthmoving and Construction Equipment, proudly announced the launch of top of the line, rugged, reliable and durable shoes. During the event, JCB Read More...

Dividends Through Lean Manufacturing Systems

Dividends Through Lean Manufacturing Systems
Adoption of lean manufacturing systems both on a macro and a micro level can largely help construction equipment manufacturers in cutting down production cost and in turn provide customers value for Read More...

Liquefaction of Sand and its Counter measures

Liquefaction of Sand and its Counter measures
The liquefaction of sand is one of the primary factors leading to the damage of the structures during earthquakes. The liquefaction normally occurs due to the generation of excess pore pressure under undrained loading Read More...

State-of-art Techniques for Soil Improvement

State-of-art Techniques for  Soil Improvement
The paper presents the state-of-the-art report on soil improvement techniques. Soil improvement (treatment) is the controlled alteration of the state, nature or mass behavior of ground materials in order to achieve an intended satisfactory response to Read More...

Development of Masonry Cement from Waste Chalk and Phosphogypsum

Development of Masonry Cement from Waste Chalk and Phosphogypsum
This paper reports on the production of masonry cement from waste chalk, Portland cement and a small quantity of phosphogypsum. It possesses good workability, water retention and greater resistance to volume Read More...

Dr Fixit Institute: A hi-tech Centre for Healthy Concrete Construction

Dr Fixit Institute: A hi-tech Centre for Healthy Concrete Construction
Revolutionizing concrete construction by bringing in hi-tech technology and new materials in the infrastructure and housing sector, Dr Fixit Institute has drawn a detailed roadmap for healthy construction and Read More...

Bosch: Cordless Power Tools With Lithium-Ion Technology

Bosch: Cordless Power Tools With Lithium-Ion Technology
Quality, Innovation and Customer Orientation, the three guiding principles allows Bosch to create products that are core to users' needs. Bosch Power Tools enjoy greater and strong loyalty across the globe Read More...

Atlas Copco Delivering Sustainable Solutions is Our Strength

Atlas Copco Delivering Sustainable Solutions is Our Strength
Atlas Copco, which has established an unassailable lead in compressors, construction, mining and power equipment worldwide, delivers sustainable solutions to push customers’ productivity through Read More...

Extradosed Bridge Technology

Bridge Technology
A box girder supports the deck so as to reduce buckling of the deck from high compressions, twisting or torsion, and distribute among the stays non-uniform loads. Cables are made of high-strength steel, Read More...

BAU is Booming

BAU is Booming
Dr Reinhard Pfeiffer, Managing Director, Messe Munchen GmbH, the orgainser of global trade fair for architecture, materials, and systems was in New Delhi recently to promote his global event - BAU 2011 Read More...

The Role and Efficacy of Consulting Engineers in Construction

The Role and Efficacy of Consulting Engineers in Construction
A Consulting Engineer is a person who with his high engineering qualifications specialised background, and wide experience, can plan, design, supervise and help in undertaking maintenance of any type of Read More...

Power Plant Construction

Power Plant Construction
Practical experiences show increasing quality deviations in delivered power plant components. Especially for components for the new generation of power plants with steam temperatures of up to 700° Read More...

Multi Modal Transportation System

Multi Modal Transportation System
A professional management practice consisting of an array of services applied to construction projects and programs through the planning, design, construction and post construction phases for the purpose of achieving Read More...

Bosch Press Meet at Shanghai

Bosch Press Meet at Shanghai
Our slogan, "Invented for Life" stands for high performance, best in quality, easy to use, and innovation to fulfill customer's requirement in the professional and DIY segment. We are determined to find new solutions and improve our Read More...

Steel-Concrete Composite Building Under Seismic Forces

Steel-Concrete Composite Building Under Seismic Forces
Unlike static forces, amplitude, direction and location of dynamic forces, especially due to earthquake, vary significantly with time causing considerable inertia effects on building. Behavior of the building Read More...

Water Heaters to Commercial Projects

AO Smith Water Heaters
The recently inaugurated Greenfield plant of A.O. Smith India Water Heating, showcases a totally integrated production line to produce water heating systems for residential and commercial projects. Located Read More...

China Sourcing fair Largest Chinese products Exhibition in India

China Sourcing fair Largest Chinese products Exhibition in India
More than 900 manufacturer's booths will be on display at the 3rd annual China Sourcing Fairs in Mumbai, expanding more than 30% as compared to last year. Exhibitors will come from mainland China Read More...

P DELTA Analysis of Pile Foundation

P DELTA Analysis
P-Delta is a non-linear effect that occurs in every structure where elements are subject to axial load. P-Delta is actually only one of many second-order effects. It is a genuine “effect” that is associated with Read More...
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