Article - 2 Aug 2006
BS 5628: Part 1: 1992 “Code of Practice for the Structural Use of Masonry”, Clause 32.2 defines the design strength of masonry as the characteristic strength multiplied by a capacity reduction factor,...
Article - 24 Jul 2006
Celcon manufactures a wide range of quality aircrete products, available in a variety of grades and dimensions, and all conforming to BS 6073. This is the excellence of Celcon aircrete.
Article - 19 Feb 2007
Underfloor heating is already the most popular form of heating in Europe and is gaining popularity here in the UK.
Article - 8 Oct 2019
Engineers and contractors are beginning to embrace smart sensors for the numerous advantages they bring to the sector.
Article - 21 Feb 2007
UK trail of non-entry inspection chambers in adoptable sewers.
Article - 29 May 2023
The structural design of a bridge varies according to the specifications, but structural safety and stability, along with optimum cost, are of the utmost importance. All these factors result in...
Article - 14 Nov 2019
Material procurement can be a complex process, dependent on several different factors. Materials must be strong, compliant with regional health and safety regulations, available and cost-effective.
Article - 28 Jan 2022
The construction industry is experiencing poor profit margins and falling orders, and there is a dire need to improve its productivity. Research in the journal Buildings takes a look at modular...
Article - 12 Jan 2022
This article reviews a study on the carbon emissions produced by modular construction methods versus those using traditional reinforced concrete. The researchers, writing in the journal Buildings,...
Article - 12 Feb 2020
The evaluation of the physical and mechanical properties of materials is known as physical properties testing.