Saturday, September 5, 2020

On the teachers' day of year 2020, remembering a selfless mentor, a teacher!

Who am I? A civil engineer, an NITian, an IITian? Certainly, I am!

Who will I be in future? A researcher, a professor, a scientist, or a failure? Don’t know!

But

Who I was? A dumb fellow whose parents were distressed for his studies, changing one school to another, only with a hope that someday and somewhere they find a #TEACHER who can hold his hands and make him see what his real potentials are!

Monday, November 12, 2018

Method of Sampling of Construction Materials - Based on Indian Standards [Part 2]

Author: Shubham Raj
4.   SAMPLING OF REINFORCING STEEL:
Steel plays a vital role in the construction of humongous structures nowadays. It may be used as reinforcement in concrete or as a structural member itself. The correct method of sampling is of high importance to ensure the true characteristics of the

Method of Sampling of Construction Materials - Based on Indian Standards [Part 1]

Author: Shubham Raj

The present article gives an overview of the method of sampling of commonly used construction materials, based on relevant Indian Standards published by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). The article covers the sampling of cement, aggregates, bricks, reinforcing steel, concrete, wood and timber.
1.   SAMPLING OF CEMENT:
Cement is one of the most important ingredients of concrete which binds the aggregates and influences the strength and durability to a great extent.

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