Retaining Wall

September 10, 2015 K.R. Arora 0

Retaining wall is a relatively rigid wall used for supporting the soil mass laterally so that the soil can be retained at different levels on […]

Cofferdam

September 8, 2015 K.R. Arora 0

The word ‘coffer’ means a casket, chest or trunk. A cofferdam is a temporary structure built to enclose an area for excavation of foundation. Coffer […]

Formation of soil

September 3, 2015 K.R. Arora 0

Soil is formed by the process of ‘weathering’ of rocks, that is, disintegration and decomposition of rocks and mineral at or near the earth’s surface […]