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Low Cost Housing is a new concept which deals with effective budgeting and following of techniques which help in reducing the cost of construction through the use of locally available materials along with improved skills and technology without sacrificing the strength, performance and life of the structure. There is huge......

The invitation of contractor to tender for civil/mechanical/electrical etc works is usually performed by either of three methods and subsequently results in the selection of appropriate contractor: [1] OPEN TENDERING ( by advertising for competitive tenders ) Details of the proposed project are advertised in the local or trade publications.......

Bar bending schedule is an important structural working document that rightly gives the disposition, bending shape, and total length of all the reinforcements that have been provided in the structural drawing, including the quantity. It is the bar mark from structural detailing drawing that is transferred to the bar bending......

Records to be maintained at construction sites play important role in construction activities. It is a document required to prove any construction activity has taken place at site during billing or any other claims. These records have all the data of various construction activities carried out at site. If any......

Setting out is the process of developing the physical positions of corners and walls of a building, and it’s done by transferring dimensions from the layout plan. Setting out clearly defines the outline of the excavations and the centre line of the walls, so that the construction can be carried out according to......

I previously discussed on How to Calculate The Total Bags of Cement for a Unit Area of Plastering, today, I will be discussing on how you can calculate the Quantity of Cement and Sand required for Laying Concrete Block of 450mm by 225mm by 225mm. As a Civil engineer, Quantity......

I previously discussed How to Calculate the Total Bags of Cement and Tones of Sand for a Particular Volume of Concrete, today, I will be explaining How to Calculate The Total Tons of Granite for a Volume of Concrete. As an Engineer, Quantity Surveyor and Site Manager on Construction Site, you must know......

Unethical behavior of an engineer is not necessary the same as negligent behavior, though the two maybe closely related in some situations. Negligence is not commonly associated with technical inability, but rather with carelessness. There are several other ethical issues that engineers may face. Some have to do with technical......