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## Cement Manufacturing Process

The Process of Manufacturing of Cement Cement is made from raw materials. These raw materials contain clay or shale and limestone CaO. They are extracted from the quarry and they are crushed into a fine powder. After that, it is mixed in a right proportion. The materials that are blended in correct proportion is called “kiln feed” because it is …

## Top Civil Engineering Interview Questions and Answers

Most asked Civil Engineering Interview Questions and Answers Almost all companies hire the civil engineer’s candidate for the construction work first they will examine you and when you go for the civil engineering interview at that time the interviewer will ask you a couple of question for the position first. You should be aware from the basic question. There are …

## Important Thumb Rules used in Construction by Civil Engineers

Important Thumb Rules used in Construction by Civil Engineers Thumb rule play very important rule while taking quick decision on site. With the help of thumb rules, you can solve the solution very quickly and by using simple mathematical formula. It can’t give you the accurate value but it can give approximate value. There are a lot of thumb rules …

## Difference between Pillar & Column

What are the Differences between Pillar & Column? Most people confuse when asked the difference between pillar & column. They often times interchange the meaning of these two terms. These terms share some similarities but they are quite different from each other. In this article, we will explain the differences between pillar & columns using a table chart. Before going …

## Calculation of Bricks & Blocks in a Wall

How to Calculate Bricks and Blocks in a Wall? The bricks & blocks are the most used material in construction work. They are mostly used for pavement & wall construction. In order to do brickwork in your own house or on a construction site, one must need to know how to calculate the bricks & blocks required for its construction. …

## Water Cement Ratio

What is Water Cement Ratio? Water Cement Ratio Water plays a very important role in making the bond between cement & aggregate. Without water, cement is not able to mix with aggregate. Water should not be added more or less it must be added as per the design of concrete. The water is added with a ratio of cement in …

## Uses of Cement

Application & Uses of Cement Uses of Cement Cement is widely used in the construction of various structures. Without cement, construction is not possible. About 99.9% percent of construction has been done by cement. There are various types of Cement available in markets for different purposes. Various uses of cement in construction are given below: Used for concrete Used as …

## What is Cement and Types of Cement

Cement and Types of Cement What is Cement? Cement is a cementitious material mixed with inert aggregate because of adhesive and cohesive properties. It is used in the construction of roads, buildings, bridges, and dams, etc. It is first discovered in England in the year 1824 AD by Joseph Aspedin. In history, first ordinary Portland cement is patented. It is …