Repair Strategy of Stoplog Sill Beams During Operation Stage of 510 MW Teesta-V Power Station in Sikkim

Repair Strategy of Stoplog Sill Beams During Operation Stage of 510 MW Teesta-V Power Station in Sikkim

Repair Strategy of Stoplog Sill Beams During Operation Stage of 510 MW Teesta-V Power Station in Sikkim Running Power Stations serve as a boom to the economy of the country and any generation loss due to construction
Characteristics of Alternative building materials

Characteristics of Alternative building materials

Cement concrete is the most consumed materials on the earth next only to water. The ingredients used in preparing concrete are not sustainable. The ingredients are responsible for causing global warming. The most
Ready Mix Concrete - Helping the Construction Industry Achieve Sustainable Development

Ready Mix Concrete - Helping the Construction Industry Achieve Sustainable Development

India’s ready-mix concrete (RMC) market is projected to witness a 7-9% CAGR in the next five years. This growth is predominantly driven by the increased investments in the development of infrastructure throughout
Concrete Protective Liner by Russian company Hydropolymer

Concrete Protective Liner by Russian company Hydropolymer

Concrete protective liner is a multipurpose solution for waterproofing and protection of concrete surfaces against corrosion and destruction. The product warranties long-term and reliable protection of structures
Impact of Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag on High-Performance Concrete

Impact of Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag on High-Performance Concrete

Concrete, being a physical mixture of cement, aggregate (sand and crushed rocks), and water, is the key construction material across the world. There is now a huge demand for infrastructure which has increased concrete
Urban Concrete: Requisites & Remedies

Urban Concrete: Requisites & Remedies

There is a need for technologically advanced concrete admixtures for the ready-mix industry that meet industry codes and meet or exceed the demands of challenging construction applications and adverse placement conditions
High Performance Concrete: Composition & Benefits

High Performance Concrete: Composition & Benefits

High Performance Concrete (HPC) is seeing major applications in the field of civil engineering constructions such as long-span bridges, tunnels, high-rise buildings, huge complexes, highway pavements, and more, since
Robust Mix Proportioning of Self-Compacting Concrete Mixes - A Comparative Study

Robust Mix Proportioning of Self-Compacting Concrete Mixes - A Comparative Study

Concrete being the second largest consumed material after water needs attention towards sustainable construction with an increase in infrastructure. The world is moving towards innovative techniques and methodologies
Strategies for Co-Processing in Cement Manufacturing

Strategies for Co-Processing in Cement Manufacturing

Co-processing of waste in the cement industry is an advanced and innovative recovery process whereby energy is recovered, and the non-combustible part of the waste is reused as raw material.
Structural behaviour of Geopolymer Masonry

Structural behaviour of Geopolymer Masonry

Traditional masonry units are not sustainable and eco friendly due to consumption of fuel or cement. It is essential to find sustainable alternatives. This paper reports about preparation of geopolymer bricks, masonry
A Study on Influence of Dilution of Alkaline to Binder Ratios on Fresh and Hardened Behaviour of Geopolymer Mortar

A Study on Influence of Dilution of Alkaline to Binder Ratios on Fresh and Hardened Behaviour of Geopolymer Mortar

Geo-polymer mortar (GPM) is proven for its strength, durability and sustainability [2 & 3]; strength of GPM is a function of alkaline to binder ratio, and has an adverse effect on consistence properties of mortar
Comparison of Reinforced and Pre-Stressed Concrete Building Frames

Comparison of Reinforced and Pre-Stressed Concrete Building Frames

Comparison of Reinforced and Pre-Stressed Concrete Building Frames This article discusses pre-stressing of concrete to get lighter and slender beam sections for six different four storied concrete building frames of different spans/lengths by the application of post-tensioning
Ready Mix Concrete in India With Quality Assurance

Ready Mix Concrete in India With Quality Assurance

Ready mix concrete (RMC) is the first choice for projects requiring concrete. The term ‘ready mix’ is used to describe a process where concrete is pre-made at a plant and delivered in batches to job sites. It is a convenient
Benefits of J.K’s White Cement & Polymer Modified Primers

Benefits of J.K’s White Cement & Polymer Modified Primers

When we talk of Primers that are applied before the paint work, what comes to mind are the Acrylic Primers. However, since the last few years, White Cement-based Primers are gaining popularity amongst the construction
Relevance of Chemistry in Concrete

Relevance of Chemistry in Concrete

Chemistry is truly relevant for concrete because chemistry controls the life/durability of concrete. It explains why cement hardens and the interaction between cement and its environment. Dr. S.B.Hegde at Udaipur Cement Works
Mechanical Properties of Geopolymer Concrete with Alternative Materials

Mechanical Properties of Geopolymer Concrete with Alternative Materials

Concrete is considered the world’s most versatile, durable and reliable construction material, next only to water. It is the most consumed material requiring large quantity of cement, fine aggregates, course aggregates
Ferro-Sialate Geopolymer using Red Mud

Ferro-Sialate Geopolymer using Red Mud

Geopolymer is being used as a replacement for Portland cement for over the past three decades. The technology utilizes material rich in silica and alumina, either processed geological material or industrial byproducts
Geopolymer Concrete - The Eco Friendly Alternate to Concrete

Geopolymer Concrete - The Eco Friendly Alternate to Concrete

The name geopolymer was given by “Joseph Davidovits” in 1978. Geopolymer concrete (GPC) is an eco friendly product which uses industrial waste by-products such as fly ash (waste from thermal power plants) and ground
Compressive strength study of Geopolymer Mortar using quarry rock dust

Compressive strength study of Geopolymer Mortar using quarry rock dust

T. Venu Madhav, Head Department of Civil Engineering, Audisankara College of Engineering & Technology, Gudur, Andhra Pradesh, India. I.V. Ramana Reddy, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, S.V.U. College of Engineering
Use of Factory Made Reaction Generating Liquid (RGL - SRGPJ1) to Produce Geopolymer Concretes

Use of Factory Made Reaction Generating Liquid (RGL - SRGPJ1) to Produce Geopolymer Concretes

Geopolymer binders, formed by alkaline activation of aluminosilicate precursors, are attracting interest as “green” cements because of their use of industrial wastes such as geothermal silicas, fly ashes and mineralogical
Performance Evaluation of Fly ash and GGBFS Blended Self-compacting geopolymer concrete

Performance Evaluation of Fly ash and GGBFS Blended Self-compacting geopolymer concrete

An attempt has been made to develop Fly ash (FA) and Ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBFS) blended self-compacting geopolymer concrete mixes with varying volume of pastes using conventionally available river sand
Robustness of Self-Compacting Geopolymer Concrete (SCGC)

Robustness of Self-Compacting Geopolymer Concrete (SCGC)

It’s widely known and has been reported on numerous occasions and in multiple journals that concrete is one of the most used construction materials in the world. With current cement production in excess
Necessity of Health Monitoring of Structures Constructed Before 2000 across India

Necessity of Health Monitoring of Structures Constructed Before 2000 across India

Sangeeta Pandey, Chief Manager (Civil), Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd., Patna, PVS Sudhakar, Sr. General Manager (Civil), NOFN Works, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd., Vishakhapatnam & Dr. Achintya, Professor of Civil
WATERPROOFING Importance of Filling Cracks, Joints & Voids

WATERPROOFING Importance of Filling Cracks, Joints & Voids

Samir Surlaker, Director, Assess Build Chem Private Limited discusses some new joint treatments and injection systems in waterproofing. It is a myth that waterproofing treatments can be carried out by application of single material
Recent Developments in Concrete Technology

Recent Developments in Concrete Technology

Recently, two new developments in concrete technology can have a far reaching impact on the way we consume concrete in construction. Concrete happens to be the largest in terms of weight—being about more than 5 tonnes per capita
Construction Chemicals in Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures

Construction Chemicals in Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures

Years of research plus decades of practical experience have enabled FAIRMATE to develop detailed solutions to restore and rehabilitate concrete structures with structural rehabilitation, retrofitting and strengthening of RCC structures
Repair and Maintenance Techniques for Building Facades

Repair and Maintenance Techniques for Building Facades

Sunny Surlaker, Head Technical Services, Assess Build Chem writes on the selection ideologies, materials and methods for defect remediation in Concrete Buildings. The building façade or the envelope is the primary line of
Condition Evaluation of Fire Exposed Concrete Foundation

Condition Evaluation of Fire Exposed Concrete Foundation

This article provides some basic information on effects of fire on concrete, various condition evaluation methods, and show findings from a case study of a fire exposed concrete foundation in California, and informs construction
Concrete Repair Bonding Agents Panacea or Snake Oil?

Concrete Repair Bonding Agents Panacea or Snake Oil?

There is considerable controversy within the concrete repair industry regarding the use of bonding agents as a pretreatment method for the repair of deteriorated concrete. This paper examines the use of bonding agents
Fire Damage of Concrete Structures – Assessment and Repair

Fire Damage of Concrete Structures – Assessment and Repair

This paper discusses the effects of fire on concrete and provides a methodology to assess, evaluate and repair concrete structures. Though concrete is among the best fire-resistant building materials, it does get damaged when
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