Category Archives: construction

Great videos which you shall like…

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Today , let me share with you ready links for certain specific videos which shall be of great interest to you :

  1. Checking of plumb before casting : In this video , I have explained how to check the plumb on the form work for the RCC column which is to be cast . In the same video , the exact steps during the de-shuttering of the RCC column are also explained. Please have a look at this video at this link :                                                                      Plumb Checking 
  2.  RCC matt foundation : This video , I have explained the basic composition of a RCC matt foundation. The box type waterproofing, PCC and RCC raft have been explained. the rebars have been shown in detail here :                                                         RCC matt foundation  part 01 
  3. In the second part of this video , the completed matt foundation has been explained. You can also see the tie beams here , which are important for any earthquake resistant building :

          RCC matt foundation part 02

You can visit these links at your convenience and take a further step towards learning.




Free Video for you on Concrete. [Grade from Ratio and vice versa]

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Enjoying the day ?

Every construction person needs to know these :

  1. How to find out the grade of concrete if the ratio is known
  2. How to find the ratio if the grade is given.

Right ?

Just spend 12 minutes of your busy time in watching the following video and you shall know the trick. Learn through the simple to follow steps and master the technique.

Concrete : Grade to Ratio 

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Video for Bar Bending Schedule

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How to prepare Bar Bending Schedule like a pro ?

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M sand economical than Natural sand ?

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Every year during the rainy season , the natural or river sand becomes short supply. Construction work suffers. There are other options available for the river sand…such as Crushed sand or M sand.

This post explores whether using the M sand as a replacement to the natural sand is econoimcal ?

Read it to know

Is a manufactured fine aggregate pricier than sand? by Santosh Kulkarni

How to find Cutting length: Diamond rings

Good afternoon ,

Friends ,Readers and Followers .

Good evening Friends ,

We are connecting after a long time. Right ?

Let us take the query asked by one of the intelligent readers :


First part of the query we have already addressed in the following post :

How to find cutting length of circular rings.

Now let us take care of the second part.

Diagonal stirrups or Diamond stirrups.

To explain the basic method , let me take one solved example :


let us see the solution now :





Hope this is quite clear .



What is Bar Bending Schedule ?

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You are appointed if you solve these simple questions….

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Good afternoon.

Presenting you some interesting problems from the site.

Try to solve these questions as if these have been posed to you during a written test or have been asked by the interviewer. Believe me , these type of sums usually decide the fate of your selection for a job. They appear so simple on the surface that you tend to loose your focus from them. Then subsequently you realize that you have committed some very silly error during solving .

Practice ..Practice and Practice is the only mantra that can be given for the success.

So , as usual , first try to solve them all by yourselves.

When you think you have found the answers , move slightly below the question and find the answers.

Best of luck.!

Ready ?

Set ..Go….













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