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Advantages of Natural Seasoning of Wood

To increase dimensional stability. Wood shrinks across the grain (not along the grain) when it dries. If wood is cut to size before it is seasoned, it will shrink during drying and thus be undersized in its final form. To reduce or eliminate attack by decay or stain. Wood that is dried below 20 percent moisture content is not susceptible to decay or sap staining. To reduce the

Types of Railway Sleepers - Advantages & Disadvantages

Wooden sleepers are the ideal type of sleeper. Hence they are universally used. The utility of timber sleepers has not diminished due to the passage of time. Advantages of Wooden Sleepers They are cheap and easy to manufacture They are easy to handle without damage They are more suitable for all types of ballast
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Tunnels in Dams - Advantages and Application

The type of intake structure depends on its location and function and on the various appurtenances, such as fish-screens, trashracks, stoplog arrangements, or operating platforms that must be furnished. A means for dissipating the energy of flow before returning the discharge to the river should normally be provided. This can be accomplished by a flip bucket

Advantages and Disadvantages of Canal Lining

Advantages of lined canals: Avoiding excessive loss of water due to seepage, To avoid erosion, To avoid water logging of adjacent lands due to seepage, To reduce flow resistance, To help in control of weeds aquatic growth, To provide needed side slope stability

Coning of Railway Wheels

In coning of wheel the tread or rim of wheels of railway vehicles is made in the shape of a cone with the slope of about 1 in 20. It maintains vehicle in the central position w.r.t. the track. On straight track, portions of wheels running on track have same diameter. While on curved path, the outer wheel has to cover larger distance than the inner wheel. Thus, the

What is a Partnership Organization

Partnership Organization is defined as an association of two or more persons to carry on as co-owners of a business for profit. The success of partnership depends upon mutual confidence understanding, co-operation & adjustment of the members to accommodate & appreciate each other’s view. Each of the artiness should realize that it is his business & he

Advantages and Disadvantages of Hydropower Plants

Hydropower is the most widely used renewable energy technology. It is a mature technology and its strengths and weaknesses are equally well understood. Advantages and disadvantages of hydropower schemes can be listed in terms of economic, social and environmental aspects. Hydropower plants can provide peak load service. Their fast response times enable

Frame Structures - Types of Frame Structures

Frame structures are the structures having the combination of beam, column and slab to resist the lateral and gravity loads. These structures are usually used to overcome the large moments developing due to the applied loading. Types of Frames: Frames structures can be differentiated into: 1. Rigid frame structure Which are further subdivided into:Pin ended, Fixed

Advantages & Disadvantages of Comminutors

Elimination of extra steps and problems involved in the excavation of the disposals of screening (screened material) Often difficult to dispose highly polluted screenings - In USA if buried, 6 inches of cover material should be used

What is a Premix and Types of Premix

Something that is mixed or blended from two or more ingredients or elements before being used. This term is used usually for concrete in civil engineering. Sheet Asphalt: A premix of bitumen and sand (with or without filler) and containing coarse aggregate that exceeding 30%, laid in thickness varying from ¾" to ½" (dense carpet, stone metal is discarded and

Uses, Installation and Color for Raised Pavement Markers

Based on the simple principle of the law of reflection these simple road safety gadgets are known worldwide. The cat's eye falls in the category of raised pavement markers and is a retro reflective safety device used in road marking. It originated back in the 19th century and is used

Design & Construction of Steel Structures

it is the ability to redistribute the load. Simple beam is determinate. Fixed beam is indeterminate by 2 degrees so it has two redundant actions. fixed supported beam is more better as indeterminate structure can redistribute the load. When load increases support becomes plastic and it turns into a simply supported beam. But simply supported does not go through the stage of plastic

Uses & Design of Flow Equalization Tank

Flow equalization is method used to overcome the operational problems and flow rate variations to improve the performance of downstream processes and to reduce the size & cost of downstream treatment facilities. To prevent flow rate, temperature, and contaminant concentrations from varying widely, flow equalization is often used. Variations occur

Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages of Freeways

A freeway or corridor is a long stretch of road connecting various large and small streets intersecting it at various spots. They provide a non stop, comfortable and an easy access to the road users without delays and with less vehicular fuel costs with the presence of grade separated junctions including flyovers and underpasses. Freeways and corridors are free of

Compaction of Soil and Factors Affecting Compaction

Compaction is the application of mechanical energy to a soil to rearrange the particles and reduce the void ratio. The principal reason for compacting soil is to reduce subsequent settlement under working loads. As water is added to a soil ( at low moisture content) it becomes easier for the particles to move past one another during the application of the compacting

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