From the Desk of Executive Director


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  New Initiatives : Emerging Technologies
 
POSTPONED: Indo-Norwegian Training Programme (Non-Residential) on Seismic Design of Multi-storey Buildings: IS 1893 vs. Eurocode 8, March 16-18, 2017 at New Delhi CPWD Inclusion of Emerging Technologies in Delhi Schedule of Rates dated 24 June 2016 Ministry of Urban Development OM regarding Adoption of New & Emerging Technologies by CPWD, DDA and NBCC CPWD OM dated 17/08/2016 regarding Adoption of New and Emerging Technologies in projects on Turnkey basis CPWD OM dated 28/12/2016 regarding Mandatorily Adoption of New and Emerging Technologies in projects Opportunity to Share Your Sustainable Building Materials/Technologies on Knowledge Portal Notice Inviting Tender for Supply, Installation and transportation of Octonorm system at IIT Kharagpur
 

Brick Arch Openings in Cement Mortar (1:4)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DESIGN EXAMPLE : Semi-circular brick arch opening
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Critical Factors
 
1.  Curing
2.  Quality of Bricks
3.  Providing arch - shaped door/window frames
4.  Quality of sand  for mortar
5.  Availability of skilled masons
 
Tools Used
 
1.     Trowels                        5. Shovel
2.     Plumb bob                   6. Baskets
3.     Thread                         
4.      Pans                  
 
DO’S
DON’T’S
 
1.  Curing shall be done for seven days
2.  The mix should be of ratio 1:4
3.  Mortar joints should V - shaped with
     minimum thickness at bottom
4.  Mortar should be used within 30 minutes      
     of adding water to the mix
5.  Masonry should be always laid from both
     sides upwards
 
1. Find sand should not be used for masonry
2. Arch should not be disturbed while
    removing the mould
 
 
 

 
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