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BUILDING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION

BUILDING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION

Published by uLektz

Course Code:RT21014

Author:uLektz

University: JNTU Kakinada

Regulation:2013

Categories:Civil

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Type :eBook

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Description :BUILDING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION of RT21014 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by JNTU Kakinada for regulation 2013. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Topics
UNIT I STONES, BRICKS AND TILES

1.1 Properties of building stones – relation to their structural requirements -Classification of stones – stone quarrying - Precautions in blasting, dressing of stone, composition of good brick earth, various methods of manufacturing of bricks

1.2 Characteristics of good tile - Manufacturing methods, types of tiles

1.3 Uses of materials like Aluminium, Gypsum, Glass and Bituminous materials – their quality

UNIT II MASONRY

2.1 Types of masonry, English and Flemish bonds, Rubble and Ashlar Masonry.Cavity and partition walls.

2.2 WOOD: Structure – Properties- Seasoning of timber-Classification of various types of woods used in buildings-Defects in timber.

2.3 Alternative materials for wood – Galvanized Iron, Fiber – Reinforced Plastics, Steel, Aluminium

UNIT III LIME AND CEMENT

3.1 Lime: Various ingredients of lime -Constituents of lime stone -Classification of lime -Various methods of manufacture of lime.

3.2 Cement: Portland cement-Chemical Composition – Hydration, setting and fineness of cement. Various types of cement and their properties.Various field and laboratory tests for Cement.

3.3 Various ingredients of cement concrete and their importance- Various tests for concrete

UNIT IV BUILDING COMPONENTS

4.1 Lintels, arches, vaults, stair cases – types.

4.2 Different types of floors – Concrete, Mosaic, Terrazzo floors, Pitched, flat roofs.

4.3 Lean to roof, Coupled Roofs, Trussed roofs – King and Queen post Trusses, R.C.C Roofs, Madras Terrace and Pre fabricated roofs

UNIT V FINISHINGS

5.1 Damp Proofing and water proofing materials and uses - Plastering Pointing, white washing and distempering

5.2 Paints: Constituents of a paint -Types of paints -Painting of new/old wood- Varnish -Form Works and Scaffoldings

UNIT. VI: AGGEGATES

6.1 Classification of aggregate -Coarse and fine aggregates- particle shape and texture -Bond and Strength of aggregate

6.2 Specific gravity, Bulk Density, porosity and absorption

6.3 Moisture content of Aggregate- Bulking of sand -Sieve analysis.

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