Date of visit : 18.02.2019
A batch of 2nd year B.Tech Civil Engineering students and two staff coordinators visited the construction site located at Adyar on 18.02.2019. The construction site is under construction with G+4 apartment.
The senior site Engineer addressed the students and introduced about the construction site. Adyar belongs to one of the posh areas in Chennai, the value of the construction is high. The site was a residential plot. It was a G+4 storey building. The masonry units used are flyash brick of dimension 60x20x20 cm. The crushing strength of the brick is 5KN. It is economical and light in weight. The plot is 3500sqft and 2ft above the ground level. This is provided with the OTS for ventilation. TMX bars of different diameters are used. Two types of slab thickness namely 5” and 6” thickness were used for better accommodation in a floor 2-3BHK and 1-2BHK are built.