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## LAB equipment used on Civil Engineering

Equipment are physical resources which are used in an operation to complete a task effectively. Civil Engineering testing equipment are designed in order to achieve the specific requirement of …

## Methods of takeoff quantities – Explanation with solved problem

Quantity Takeoff Depending on the shape or design of a building the method of taking out quantities also varies. Here, I describe the more common methods of taking out …

## Sieve Analysis – Particle size analysis procedure

Methods Of Sieve Size Analysis Determination of article size is more important in Civil Engineering, as the particle size determines the effectiveness of final product. The characters of particle …

## Optical measurement method

What is optical measurement method? Optical measurement method is also known as tacheometry method or stadia method. Optical measurement is inspection of measurement with the help of telescope and …

## Electronic Distance Measuring Method – EDM

What is EDM? To simplify the procedures to obtain accuracy in surveying, the electronic distance measuring method was introduced. Here the distance is measured with the help of electro-magnetic …

## Classification of soil – USDA, AASHTO, Unified classification methods

What is soil and why it should be classified? Soil is a natural element of the earth and also a mixture of organic, inorganic materials together with gasses and …

## Linear measurement – Types, instruments and common errors

Linear measurement In engineering survey, the linear horizontal distance is to be measured to complete a survey. The measurement of this linear horizontal distance between two points on the …

## Land Surveing – Surveying types

What is surveying? Surveying is the process of determine the location of a point on the earth’s surface, relative to other points with the help of measured horizontal distance, …

## Septic Tank – Types, Design Calculation

What is a septic tank? Septic tank is the underground, onsite, small scale sewage treatment setup, which collects the sewage for the decomposition activity by bacterial action. Sewage is …

## Brick Work – Types, Bonds,Tests

Introduction Construction evidences with brickwork from many parts of the world reflects the existence of brickwork even from prehistoric time and the impossibleness of construction without bricks. Brick work …