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Ventilation is defined as the process by which stale air inside an enclosure is replaced by fresh air from outside.

There are mainly three types of surveys which are as follows: Reconnaissance survey, Detailed survey, Preliminary survey etc.

Evaporation: In this process due to solar radiation, during the day time the water in the liquid form is transformed into gaseous form.

Piers are single unit supports carrying heavy loads and transferring them to deep-seated layers of soil or rock.They are of three types.

A cofferdam is a temporary structure designed to keep water and soil out of the excavation in which a bridge pier or other structure is built.

"Caissons" means box. Such box can be prefabricated on shore and then floated to the desired site, and is allowed to seat on prepared base.

Seismic waves are the waves which are formed by sudden breaking of rock within the earth. There are two types of waves: Body and Surface waves.

The principle of under-reamed pile foundations is the anchoring of the superstructure at a depth where the volume changes of soil are negligible.

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Seismic waves are the waves which are formed by sudden breaking of rock within the earth. There are two types of waves: Body and Surface waves.

Aggregates are the major ingredient of concrete which occupy 70 to 80 % of the volume of concrete. It increases the density of the concrete mix.

The underground passages which are constructed without disturbing the ground surface are known as tunnels.

Well foundation is deep one which generally provided for construction of bridges.World famous "Taj mahal" stands on well foundation.

There are different types of value such as scrap value, book value, monopoly, assessed value and more each with its own parameters and meaning

Disaster management is natural or manmade hazard which results in events causing damage on large scale destruction of human life .

The intake structure has to be provided with trash racks screens, control valve prevent the entry of debris and ice into the turbines.

Underground power stations are in danger of falling rocks and snow avalanches. It is a valley from the site for a hydro power plant.

Arbitration is the settlement of a dispute by the decision not of a regular but chosen by the parties themselves who are called arbitrators.