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EexcaVATion level readings

Asked By: Sathishkumar | Asked On: Mar 29th, 2014

We get excaVATion level readings more accurate with total station, say yes or no ( and give reason)

Answered by: M.P.PAREKH on: Apr 19th, 2014

yes because accuracy is more

Answered by: amol naik on: Apr 17th, 2014

Yes

Quantity survey billing engineer - maintenance of jcb.

Asked By: Sathishkumar | Asked On: Mar 29th, 2014

Jcb hiring rate includes maintenance of jcb....Yes or no

Answered by: M.P.PAREKH on: Apr 19th, 2014

NO

Answered by: Amol Naik on: Apr 17th, 2014

Yes, the supplier incorporates the amount of maintenance, in the quotes, for the said work.

Required quantity of steel

Asked By: jaganmodi | Asked On: Mar 9th, 2012

What is the method of calculate the requirement steel quantity in 1 cum rcc.

Answered by: rajaneesh kumar ojha on: Apr 12th, 2014

M S Tmt bal waight

Answered by: RAGHAVENDRA on: Apr 5th, 2014

as per thumb rule the steel quantity /Cum varies from structure to structure like for Beam its 7.5 Kg/Cum for columns its around 12 kg/Cum so it varies

Quantity survey billing - rate excaVATion

Asked By: Sathishkumar | Asked On: Mar 29th, 2014

Generally rate excaVATion with blasting is more than that with chiseling...Say yes or no and give reason

Answered by: raghavendra on: Apr 5th, 2014

No

Quantity survey billing - excaVATion material

Asked By: Sathishkumar | Asked On: Mar 29th, 2014

ExcaVATion material is the property of excaVATion contractor,. Yes or no

Answered by: vimal on: Apr 4th, 2014

no

Quantity survey billing engineer - disposal of derbies

Asked By: Sathishkumar | Asked On: Mar 29th, 2014

Disposal of derbies any activity completion in contractors scope yes or no

Answered by: Raghavendra on: Apr 5th, 2014

Its all depend upon the lead needed to shift the debris as known the lead increase the cost of transport increases which may not come in the scope of the contractor

Quantity survey billing engineer - rate of verified tile flooring

Asked By: Sathishkumar | Asked On: Mar 29th, 2014

Rate of verified tile flooring is less than that of dADO...Yes or no and give reason

Answered by: Raghavendra on: Apr 5th, 2014

yes the cost of material varies with respect to floor to adjoining as the in flooring surface area covering is more rather than dado item.

Quantity survey billing engineer - butt filling question

Asked By: Sathishkumar | Asked On: Mar 29th, 2014

Butt filling in pop works is in contractors scope...Yes or no give reason

What is cement..?

Asked By: JITENDRA | Asked On: Oct 30th, 2013

Answered by: Lalit kumawat on: Mar 20th, 2014

Cement is a binding material which consists Calcareous compounds( calcium carbonate) and Argilaceous compound( clays).

Answered by: shankar on: Feb 21st, 2014

cement is a binding material.it is used for binding over C.A& F.A

Steel detailing

Asked By: kamala | Asked On: Sep 18th, 2011

Explain about steel detailing and where it would be useful with any tips

Answered by: om prakash singh on: Mar 15th, 2014

percentage of steel in concrete by resist BMD,SFD is provided

Answered by: sesu64 on: Apr 13th, 2012

Steel detailing is the process of describing the reinforcement details like the number of steel bars, spacing, diameter of the bars, etc,. through or in the construction drawings.

Rcc member weight

Asked By: Suresh Toshawara | Asked On: Mar 13th, 2014

How to calculate rcc member unit weight by using is code 875 part i. while standard weight rcc 25kn/m3

Efficient beam

Asked By: deemech | Asked On: Mar 19th, 2010

Which is more efficient - rectangular beam or a circular beam? Give example?

Answered by: muhammadarif on: Mar 3rd, 2014

whats formula of circle steel length

Answered by: vijay kumar on: Jan 31st, 2014

When dealing with bending stresses all the stress is acting on the top and bottom of the beam. If you have a circular beam your max cross sectional area would be at the center of the beam where no ben...

Bulking of sand

Asked By: Abhilash Sandeep | Asked On: Jan 30th, 2014

What do u mean by bulking of sand

Answered by: AMAD on: Feb 5th, 2014

It is a phenomenon which makes every sand particle to increase its size, in other words, the sand particles when encountered with moisture, are surface coated with thin layer of water which increases the volume of the sand.

I section beam

Asked By: deemech | Asked On: Mar 19th, 2010

Why I section of beam are generally used?

Answered by: vijay Kumar on: Jan 31st, 2014

it provides large stiffness in lateral direction and more MOI with same section.

Answered by: panneerlakshmanan on: May 9th, 2010

I section has lowest shape factor

What is responsibility of civil foreman ?

Asked By: Rafique Ahmed | Asked On: Nov 20th, 2011

Answered by: Md. Nesar Uddin (PowerPac, Bangladesh.) on: Jan 12th, 2014

The civil foreman job responsibility is Supervision of Labor Work Directly and Labor Quantity Check at site.

Answered by: B.Mohamed Mansoor on: Nov 3rd, 2013

The responsibility person should be monitoring the shuttering (carpenter work) , bar bending arrangement on work area and site concreting.

Required cement quantity

Asked By: jaganmodi | Asked On: Mar 9th, 2012

What is the method of calculation for require cement qty. In 1 cum brick work with csm 1:6.

Answered by: Md. Nesar Uddin, PowerPac, Bangladesh. on: Jan 12th, 2014

We know, for 1 cum brickwork done to need 35% dry cement mortar.
So, Cement Mortar for 1 cum=1 0.35=0.35 cum
Given, Ratio is 1:6 = 1+6 = 7
1. Cement= (0.351)/7=0.05 cum.
2. Sand= (0.356)/7=0.3 cum

Answered by: Md. Nesar Uddin on: Jan 12th, 2014

We know, for 1 cum brickwork done to need 35% dry cement mortar.
So, Cement Mortar for 1 cum=1 0.35=0.35 cum
Given, Ratio is 1:6 = 1+6 = 7
1. Cement= (0.351)/7=0.05 cum.
2. Sand= (0.356)/7=0.3 cum

Steel quantity by thumb rule

Asked By: jaganmodi | Asked On: Jun 7th, 2012

How can we get the steel quantity by thumb rule ? I know that it is 1% for slab and 2-3% for rcc column & beams. If I have 10 cum rcc work for column & beam then how can we get the steel quantity in kgm or qntl.?

Answered by: Md. Nesar Uddin, PowerPac, Bangladesh. on: Jan 12th, 2014

For RCC Beam & Column need 2-3% steel, say 2.5% steel.
So, for 10 cum RCC =102.5%=0.25 cum steel. =1962.5kgm. Steel. [I know 1 cum steel=7850 kgm]
For, 1 cum RCC =1962.5/10=196.25 kgm. Steel.
So, we are using 196.25 kg steel for 1 cum.RCC work in column & beam.

Answered by: B.Mohamed mansoor on: Nov 3rd, 2013

86 kg/cum of concrete

Shuttering

Asked By: zooooom | Asked On: Apr 12th, 2010

What is shuttering? How it is done on site?

Answered by: Md. Nesar Uddin (PowerPac, Bangladesh) on: Jan 9th, 2014

Shuttering is Temporary Structure. This Structure used for Placing of Permanent Structure according to Approved Drawing and Design. This structure generally Wooden or Steel.

Answered by: kriahan panwar on: Jan 8th, 2014

shuttering is a temporary structure which helps to construction work to continue in forward direction. It may be wood and steel.

Pcc

Asked By: nishaj05 | Asked On: Mar 27th, 2010

What is pcc? Why it is used below foundation? What is water cement ratio for it? What is a purpose of pcc?

Answered by: Md.Nesar Uddin (PowerPac,Bangladesh) on: Jan 9th, 2014

1.PCC means Plain Cement Concrete, Water Cement Ratio is 1:3:6. 1 part of Cement 3 part of Fine aggregate & 6 part of Coarse aggregate.This (PCC) use of plain surface for the Foundation laying.

Answered by: josh on: Dec 19th, 2013

portland cement concrete

Concrete technology

Asked By: harshsinha | Asked On: May 2nd, 2013

How much of the strength of concrete comes from post-production curing?

Answered by: nsathish on: Nov 27th, 2013

7days-66.66%
14days-89%
28days-100%

Answered by: B.Mohamed mansoor on: Nov 3rd, 2013

concrete technology is study of age of the concrete and age attending strength of original concrete.Post concrete we are taking two times in compressive strength either 1st 7 days & 28 days .

It should be 7 days 67 % And 28 days it should attend 100 %...

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