Civil Engineering Questions

Civil Engineering Questions

What are three types of reinforcements used in the process of prestressing

Three types of reinforcements used in the prestressing process are:

  1. Spalling Reinforcements.
  2. Equilibrium Reinforcements
  3. Bursting Reinforcements

Define Grit

Grit is a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone

What do you mean by loose ring

Losse ring is an O-ring that is used to seal pipes or joints. The O-ring is not fixed in place, but seals itself through its elasticity as it is stretched over the inside pipe and is compressed when the outer pipe is pushed into place.

What is differential GPS

Different GPS or Differential Global Positioning System abbreviated as DGPS is an enhancement to the Global Positioning System (GPS) that provides improved location accuracy.

What is significance of slump tests

Slump tests signifies the consistency of concreate. These test are performed to empirically measure the work ability of fresh concrete. It is used to measure the consistency of the concrete.

What is the basic difference between Absorption and Adsorption

Absorption is defined as the process in which a fluid is dissolved by a liquid or a solid (absorbent) while Adsorption is the process in which atoms, ions or molecules from a substance adhere to a surface of the adsorbent.

Define fixed beam

Fixed beam is defined as a beam that is restrained from rotating and moving vertically.

What is a deep-plan building

Deep-plan building is defined as a building that has a high ratio of internal floor area to external wall area, resulting in large areas of floor space that are greater than 4 m away from the external walls.

Define the process of keying

Keying is defined as the process of roughing or scratching the surface of a material so that another material will bond to it.

What do you mean by Guniting in Civil Engineering

Guniting also sometimes referred to as shotcreting is defined as the process of conveying desire mixture of dry cement, sand or aggregate under air pressure at high velocity with just sufficient quantity of water for hydration.

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