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Machine mixing and slump of cement concrete

Saturday, March 18, 2017 19:42 No Comments

Machine mixing of cement concrete Following points must be kept in mind for machine mixing of cement concrete. Stone ballast, sand and cement to be pour into the cement concrete mixer. For example, for concrete of ratio 1:2:4 first four boxes of stone ballast, then two boxes of sand and then one bag of cement […]

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Hand mixing of Cement Concrete

Sunday, March 12, 2017 13:17 No Comments

Hand mixing of Cement Concrete Following points must be kept in mind for hand mixing of cement concrete. Hand mixing of cement concrete should be done in masonry platform or iron sheet.

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Types of Detailed cost estimate for construction

Saturday, October 20, 2012 12:36 No Comments

Types of Detailed cost estimate Types of detailed cost estimate are following:

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Types and Methods of Rough cost estimate

Saturday, October 20, 2012 12:23 No Comments

Types of Rough cost estimate Rough cost estimates are of the following types.

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Qualities of a good estimator

Saturday, October 20, 2012 12:11 No Comments

Qualities of a good estimator Estimator must have the following qualities: Estimator has ability to read

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Definition of Estimate | Estimation | Need for an estimate

Saturday, October 20, 2012 12:04 No Comments

Estimate An estimate is an anticipated or probable amount of construction which is usually made before

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Type of Construction contract | Lump sum contract

Friday, October 12, 2012 8:24 No Comments

Lump sum contract Lump sum contract is typically used in building construction projects in which quantities are exactly measured.

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Float | Total Float | Free and Interfering float

Monday, September 24, 2012 11:29 No Comments

Float Float is an additional time available to complete an activity beyond the activity’s work duration. For example having 6 days available to do

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Calculation of backward pass | Late start/Late finish time

Sunday, September 23, 2012 9:34 No Comments

Backward pass Backward pass is a schedule calculation that determines the late start and late finish times of the activities under the condition that

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Calculation of Forward Pass | Early start/Early finish time

Saturday, September 22, 2012 9:17 No Comments

Forward Pass Forward pass is a schedule calculation that determines the earliest start and early finish

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