Category: Construction Materials & Management

TIMBER as Building Material

Timber denotes wood, which is suitable for building or carpentry or various other engineering purposes like for construction of doors, windows, roofs, partitions, beams, posts, cupboards, shelves etc Uses of timber: (i) Used in the form of piles, posts, beams, lintels, door/window frames and leaves, roof members etc (ii) Used for flooring, ceiling, paneling and […]

STONES as Building Material

 Introduction All the building structures are composed of different types of materials. These materials are either called building materials or materials of construction. It is very essential for a builder, may be an architecture or engineer or contractor, to become conversant thoroughly with these building materials. The knowledge of different types of material, their […]