Alkali Silica Reactivity- Indian Sub-Continent (General)

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ASR TechConsults Alkali Silica Reactivity Indian Sub  -Continent  (General) SK Saxena    PMP   Alkali Silica Reactivity- Indian Sub-Continent (General) The Indian sub-continent has no definite history of the presence of deleterious material as silica, however the irrigation structures built around 1960, later showed sign of ASR at some places. IS 2386-7 (1963): Methods of […]

Understanding Acceptance Criteria of Concrete

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TechConsults Understanding Acceptance Criteria of Concrete SK Saxena PMP Characteristic strength and design strength are the same theoretical value for which mix proportioning is done and the compressive strength of concrete is the strength of design mix concrete obtained after testing. The compressive strength may be lower or higher than the characteristic strength. That is, […]

Concrete – Characteristic, Compressive and Flexural Strengths

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Concrete – Characteristic, Compressive and Flexural Strength TechConsults SK Saxena PMP (Out of the several important properties of concrete as mentioned in this write up, the compressive strength  governed by many factors / actions,  that are responsible for the quality of concrete from raw material quality to QAQC efforts to placement and testing of the […]

Alkali Silica Reactivity

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Alkali Silica Reactivity ASR is considered as “concrete cancer”,   and mat take 10years to 15 years to show its symptom of degradation,. SK Saxena    PMP Introduction-Alkali-silica reactivity (ASR) is an expansive reaction between reactive forms of silica in aggregates and potassium and sodium alkalis, from cement, aggregates, admixtures water (moisture), and pollution of land, […]

Statistics application-Concrete Normal Distribution Curve

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Statistics is a mathematical body of science that pertains to the collection, analysis, interpretation or explanation, and presentation of data. The purpose is to get meaning full information Statistics applications Introduction- This topic shall provide brief details for understanding of the statistical terms that are used in engineering application with a reference to concrete test […]

Something General on Quality

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Something General on Quality Get complete control over your project execution by eploying the rquired professionals and training and retraining of staff at regular interver, developing their Emotional Intelligence Sk 30 Q8 November 3, 2019 SK Saxena PMP Summery–Quality must be inbuilt in all processes of project management, including the mission and objective. Once the […]

September 15, The Engineers Day

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The Engineers Day A tribute the greatest Indian Engineer Sir Mokshagundam Vishweshvaraya, ‘Engineering for Change’ is the theme of Engineers Day 2019. The Engineering Community across India celebrates Engineers Day on 15 September every year as a tribute to the greatest Indian Engineer Bharat Ratna Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, born on 15 September 1861, in […]

Design Concrete Mix Proportioning

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Proportioning of Design Mix Concrete Contents: Proportioning of Design Mix Concrete Data for concrete mix proportioning   Proportioning of Design Mix Concrete Maximum nominal size of aggregate is used in design mix concrete. It is different from maximum size of the aggregate. Following sieves are used for aggregate sieve analysis Coarse aggregates (mm) Fine Aggregates […]