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By Dr J Richardson

Those volumes offer authoritative tips on all facets of concrete building from the viewpoint of the manager chargeable for the paintings on website. they'll even be of price to the part supervisor, foreman, clerk of works in addition to to the layout and development engineer who have to comprehend the elemental ideas of excellent concrete perform. With a number of sketches, illustrations, pictures and checklists Supervision of Concrete Construction is a transparent and available advisor to attaining strong concrete.

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At the node points of the network there are boxes or some suitable indicator into which information can be entered as work proceeds. The network illustrates the logic of the process only. The arrows and node indicator are not intended to exhibit any geographical or time relationship. Activities are discrete parts of the process which require resources of time, labour or equipment. Events are points in the process where one or more of the activities end, thus allowing the commencement of successive activities.

Are filters regularly cleaned? 47 Skips, conveyors and handling equipment Do doors operate freely? Is door mechanism guarded? Are purpose-made lifting arrangements installed? Are stands, supports and rails complete? Do skips locate securely on bogeys or trucks? Has truck driver a clear view of tracks? Vibration Are electrics of correct voltage? Are connections sound mechanically and electrically? Are motors guarded and drives in good condition? Are external vibrators adequately secured to forms?

4. 5. 6. 7. Scale of operations—available space, etc; Quantities of aggregate, cement, etc; Site access Position of buildings on site, height of structure; Location of largest bulk of concrete; Duration of concreting operations; Means of transporting concrete on site. As regards the scale of operations, these will have a bearing on the size of plant, size of aggregate storage areas, silo space, and so on. A decision will have been made early in the planning stages regarding the optimum output of concrete required for the plant and perhaps a decision taken to buy-in quantities in excess of this optimum from a readymixed supplier.

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