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Building Material & Building Construction

Building Material & Building Construction

Published by uLektz

Course Code:PCCE4203


University: Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT)



Format : ico_bookePUB3 (DRM Protected)

Type :eBook


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Description :Building Material & Building Construction of PCCE4203 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) for regulation 2010. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Module I Bricks, Stone, Cement & Concrete

1.1 Bricks: Brick as a construction material and its importance, materials suitable for manufacture of bricks, methods of brick manufacture, types of bricks, qualities of a good brick, testing of bricks, uses of bricks.

1.2 Stone: Introduction, classification, composition and characteristics, useful Indian stone, method of quarrying and dressing

1.3 Cement: Classification, chemical composition, Manufacturing of cement, hydration, tests for cement, uses of cement, types of cement, Mortar: Definition, composition and uses of mortar

1.4 Concrete: Quality of mixing water, Workability, Factors affecting workability, Measurement of workability, Segregation, Bleeding, Uniformity of mixing, Mixing time, vibration of concrete, concrete mix design, admixtures, Grade and strength of Concrete.

Module II Foundation, Brick Masonry, Stone Masonry & Cavity walls

2.1 Foundation: Types of foundation, spread foundations, pile foundations, pier foundations, excavation of foundation

2.2 Brick Masonry: Terminology used, Materials used, Causes of failure of brick masonry, Types of bonds, Brick laying, Joints in brickwork, Reinforced brickwork, Joint between old and new masonry, Maintenance of brick work.

2.3 Stone Masonry: Terminology used, Materials used, Cutting and dressing of stones, Types of stone masonry-Rubble and Ashlar, General principles of construction, Joints of stone, Stone lining, maintenance of stone work, Artificial stones

2.4 Cavity walls: Purpose and method of construction

Module III Damp Proofing, Stairs, Flooring, Plastering & Maintenance of Buildings

3.1 Damp Proofing: Causes and effects, Materials used for damp proofing, Methods of preventing dampness, Damp Proof Course

3.2 Stairs: Terms used, Types of stairs, Essential requirements, wooden stairs, concrete stairs, metal stairs

3.3 Flooring: Types of flooring and their construction- brick flooring, Stone Flooring, Concrete Flooring, Tiled Flooring, Mosaic Flooring, Terrazzo Flooring, Granolithic Flooring

3.4 Plastering: Definition. Materials used for plastering, Types of plastering, Methods of plastering, Defects and remedial measures in plastering

3.5 Maintenance of Buildings: Causes and prevention of cracks in building, special repair of buildings, annual maintenance.