Category Archives: RAFT

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.

Bye

 

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CUTTING LENGTH ? WHATS THIS ?

Dear Friends ,

We are now going through the fundamentals of Reinforcement calculations at site.

These are simple tips which shall help us to understand the complexity of drawings in a simple way.

Also read these posts for quick reference ;

Basics of re-bars

Re-bars

Weight of rebars

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MATERIAL COST FOR RAFT ?

Dear Friends ,

This is another example for your practice.

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If you wondering about how this volume of 7.038 cum has been arrived , please refer to the earlier post here :

Volume of RAFT , PCC and Soling . 

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Hope you have enjoyed the working today.

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RCC RAFT…VOLUMES OF RAFT PCC,SOLING ?

Dear Friends ,

We are meeting after a long time.

Sorry for keeping you waiting.

Today we shall have a brand new solved exercise for you.

Enjoy !

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Recently I have released one video on Raft foundation. You can see the casting being done using the M25 grade concrete. The water cement ratio used is 0.6.You can have a feel of water content in the concrete. The commentary is in Hindi.

This video shall help you in having an actual feel of the RCC raft.

Have a look here :

Casting of Matt foundation

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COLUMN BARS ? NO PROBLEM.

Dear Friends ,

This is how you can calculate the cutting length of the main bars of a column .

The junction at the footing is quite typical and hence we shall focus here first.

Let us first look at the photograph :

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RE-BARS OF BOX FOOTING ? ITS EASY

Dear Friends ,

There is yet another example for you .

These examples are aimed to give you a detailed exposure of the estimation for RE_BARS.

Look at the photograph first.

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Now go through the example :

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