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Is there any method being used to test the compressive strength of the concrete without destructing?  Yes, there is. The Rebound hammer test (Non-destructive test) is widely used to determine the compressive strength of the concrete elements, also called as Schmidt hammer test.  We have already discussed some of the…

Have you seen wet clay soil where the water evaporates quickly and then makes the soil surface look like below? What is shrinkage in concrete? Like in the clay soil, concrete also changes in volume after evaporation of water and makes cracks. The process of volumetric change in concrete due…

Almost every site engineer was supposed to face this situation. When you remove the shuttering work after concrete pouring, some of the surfaces look with segregated aggregates with voids. Maybe some of the reinforcement bars also visible. These are called Honeycomb in Concrete. Why? Because it resembles most likely bees…

Termites are one of the insect’s types seems to size like ants. Termites have differed from ants because they eat wood. Basically, ants build their colonies under the earth’s surface near to the standing water around the foundation because they need moisture area.