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Filler slab

Filler slab is alternate slab construction technology where part of concrete in bottom of slab is replaced by filler material. The basic principal of filler slab is that the concrete in bottom half of RCC slab is structurally not required (concrete acts as compression material which is required in top half portion of slab). So […]

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Rat trap bond

Rat trap bond is a brick masonry method of wall construction, in which bricks are placed in vertical position instead of conventional horizontal position and thus creating a cavity (hollow space) within the wall. Architect Laurie Baker introduced it in Kerala in the 1970s and used it extensively for its lower construction cost, reduced material requirement and better […]

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