Definition of aggregates | Desirable properties of aggregates

Friday, February 15, 2013 18:43

Aggregates

Aggregates are the fraction of rock which are inert or non-reactive. These are obtained from rocks by means of crushing. Continue Reading »

Definition of Wearing course | Triple surface treatment | Carpeting

Friday, February 15, 2013 15:15

Wearing course or Wearing Surface

Wearing course or surface is the top most portion of the road on which vehicle Continue Reading »

Typical components of Road Pavement system

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 16:09

Typical components of road Pavement system

Several elements make up the roadway. Each layer represents one of the elements of the road pavement system. All these elements work together to provide a quality Continue Reading »

Definition of Road or Pavement

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 9:41
Posted in category Pavement and Foundation

Definition of Road or Pavement

Pavement or Road is an open, generally public way for the passage of vehicles, people, and animals.

Pavement is Finished with a hard smooth surface. It helped make them durable and able to withstand traffic and the environment. They have a life span of Continue Reading »

Definition of road | Difference between Highway and Motorway

Saturday, February 9, 2013 15:42

Road

Road is defined as

An artificial open way for vehicles used for the purpose of transportation. Continue Reading »

Types of irrigation | Gravity flow irrigation | Tank & Lift irrigation

Sunday, February 3, 2013 0:27

Types of irrigation

There are three types of irrigation.

  1. Gravity flow or surface water flow.
  2. Tank or reservoir.
  3. Lift irrigation.

Gravity flow or surface irrigation Continue Reading »

Resources of irrigation | Rainfall | Surface and Ground water

Thursday, January 31, 2013 19:29

There are three Resources of irrigation.

Resources of irrigation

  1. Rainfall.
  2. Surface water.
  3. Ground water.

Rainfall Continue Reading »

Merits and Demerits of Irrigation

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 8:18

Following are the important benefits of irrigation.

Merits of irrigation

  1. During the period of low rainfall or drought, yield of crops may increased Continue Reading »

Why irrigation is required | Factors governing necessity of irrigation

Sunday, January 27, 2013 19:37

Why irrigation is required ?

Water requirements for crops vary from place to place depending upon nature of crops and site. In some areas there is no need of irrigation because the conditions are fulfilled by natural resouce i.e rainfall. Continue Reading »

Definition of Arid Semi arid and Humid Zone

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 15:45

Arid zone

This may be defined as

The zone for which mean annual rainfall is less than 15 inches is called as arid zone.

Or Continue Reading »