Architectural acoustics

Basic Terminology and definitions Sound Sound is a vibration in an elastic medium  such as air, water, most building material and earth  Hearing Hearing, or auditory perception, is the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations changes in the pressure of the surrounding medium through time logarithmic dependence of hearing on stimulus Amplitude Amplitude is […]


CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF WROUGHT ALUMINUM AND ITS ALLOYS FOR ENGINEERING PURPOSES IS-733-1983 & IS 1285-2002 DESIGNATION 19000 = Aluminium 99.0% copper 0.1% Silicon 0.5% Iron 0.6% Manganese 0.1% other 0.05% To Read more…  CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF WROUGHT ALUMINUM AND ITS ALLOYS.pdf Register in Front Desk Architects & Planners Forum to download above PDF Taken from  […]

Expansion joint construction details

expansion joint in level with roof surface Typical details of expansion joint at different floor levels expansion joint with RCC slab on roof surface not in level with roof surface water proofing treatment of junction on rood and parapet wall In level with roof surface for more detail read …  expansion joint details.pdf Register in […]

Water proofing construction detail

Membrane Waterproofing The membrane method is the oldest form of waterproofing and until recently was the one in most common . It consists of the application of alternate layers of bituminous material such as asphalt, coal tar, or pitch-and fabric, like felt, burlap or canvas The bituminous substance is heated and mopped on to the surface […]

सीढीयों का वास्तु -(Vastu Tips for Staircase)

Vastu Tips for Staircase :– 1.सीढ़ियों का निर्माण भवन के दक्षिण या पश्चिम भाग में करना उत्तम रहता है। 2.सीढ़ियों का घुमाव दक्षिणावर्ती होना चाहिए। 3.सीढ़ियों के सामने कोई बन्द दरवाजा नहीं होना चाहिए। 4.सीढ़ियों के नीचे शौचालय कदापि नहीं होना चाहिए। 5.सीढ़ियां विषम संख्या में बनवानी चाहिए।  6.While ascending the staircase, the face should […]

AICTE Norms for Infrastructure Of Engineering And Technology Institutes

General These are the norms for space and buildings a technical institution offering degree or equivalent programme has to perform. Unit norms have been evolved taking the absolute minimum needs, which are indicated as norms.  Around the administrative building, classrooms and drawing halls there is considerable movement of students and, therefore, there must be adequate veranda […]