Download Simple Notes on Construction Materials for Civil Engineering


Simple notes of construction materials for civil engineering. it almost covers all important topics which are given below

Chapter 1. Stones

Occurrence
Characteristics and their testing
Uses
Quarrying And Dressing
Important timbers
Engineering properties
Defects in timber
Seasoning and treatment
Wood Substitute
Alternate materials for shuttering doors/windows
Structural and Partition
Brick and Tiles

Chapter 2. Advance Construction Materials

Use of fly ash in mortars
Concrete
Fly ash bricks
Stabilized mud blocks
D.P.C. materials
Building materials made by Industrial & agricultural waste
Clay products P.V.C. materials
Window and Door
Interiors materials for plumbing

Chapter 3. Foundation

Type of soils
Bearing Capacity of Soils
Soil slablisation and improvement of bearing capacity
Settlement and safe limits
Spread foundations
Wall footings
Grillage
Well Foundation
Causes of failure and remedial measures
Foundation on shrinkable soils
Black cotton soil
Timbering for trenches
Dewatering of foundations

Chapter 4. Masonry and Walls

Brick masonry
Stonemasonry
Casting and laying
MASONRY CONSTRUCTION
Brick cavity walls
Load bearing and non load bearing walls
Precast stone masonry block
Hollow concrete block
Plastering and pointing
White and color washing
Distemper
DOORS, WINDOWS AND VENTILATORS

Chapter 5. Floors and Roofs

Types of Floors and Roofs
Minimum thickness
Construction
Flat roofs
Jack Arch Roof
Pitched roof
Plank and Joist
Ferrocement roofing units
WATER SUPPLY & DRAINAGE

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