Construction Activities with units

Construction Activities with units (Engr. Ubaid Ahmad Mughal) Construction Activities with units, Earth work:- Earth work in excavation and earth work in back filling are usually taken out separately under different items, and quantities are calculated in cum. Foundation trenches (Trenches Continue reading Construction Activities with units

Estimation, Types of Estimates

Estimation, Types of Estimates Estimation, Types of Estimates             For all engineering works it is required to know beforehand the probable cost of construction known as estimated cost. If the estimated cost is greater than the money available then attempts Continue reading Estimation, Types of Estimates

Lime (definition, production, uses)

Lime  The word “lime” refers to products derived from heating limestone. It originates with its earliest use as building mortar and has the sense of “sticking or adhering“ The rocks and minerals from which these materials are derived, typically limestone or chalk, Continue reading Lime (definition, production, uses)

Impurities in Limestone

Impurities in Limestone Following are some of the impurities in limestone Magnesium Carbonate. Limestones contain magnesium carbonate in varying proportions. Presence of this constituent allows the lime to slake and set slowly, but imparts high strength. Further, the production of heat and expansion Continue reading Impurities in Limestone

Inspection Checklist

Inspection Checklist By Engr. Khawaja Ali This Inspection Checklist comprises of set of information required for a structural inspection and thus can be renamed as “Structural Inspection Checklist”. It includes all those things which are required for inspecting any building or Continue reading Inspection Checklist