Stone used in civil engineering work
Stone is used in the following civil engineering work constructions.
- Stone form one of the most important building materials in civil engineering.
- Stone is derived from rocks, which form the earth’s crust and have no definite shape or chemical combination but are mixtures of two or more minerals (engineering work ).
- this mineral is a substance that is formed by the natural inorganic process and possesses a definite chemical combination and molecular structure.
- As per a principal material for the foundation of civil engineering works, and for the construction of walls, arches, abutments, and dams.
- In stone masonry in places where it is naturally available.
- As a coarse aggregate in cement concrete (a crushed form of rock).
- Stonemasonry is used for the construction of foundations, walls, columns, arches, etc.
- Stones are used for flooring.
- Stone slab materials are used as damp proof courses, lintels, and even as roofing materials, etc.
- Stones is a with good appearance is used for the face works of buildings. Polished marbles, granite is also commonly used for face works.
- This type of Stones is used for paving of roads, footpaths, and open spaces round in buildings.
- In this Stones are also used in the construction of piers and abutments of bridges, dams, and retaining walls only.
- Crushed stones are used to provide a base course for roads. When mixed with tar they form a finishing coat.
- Also, crushed stones used the following work in given below.
- As a basic inert material in concrete
- For making artificial stones and building blocks
- As railway ballast.