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In Reaction turbine, Pressure energy is first converted into kinetic energy before supplied to runner. It works on impulse reaction principle.

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

Workability of concrete is defined as that property of fresh concrete which determines the ease and homogeneity and finished.

Mineralogy is the study of minerals. It deals with understanding their origin, physicochemical properties, magnetic and optical properties.

Shoring is a temporary structure to support temporarily an unsafe structure. Shoring is provided to a structure under following circumstances.

Canal fall is a structure which has been constructed across a channel. To permit lowering down of its water level and to dissipate the surplus energy passed by the falling water.

White wash is a mixture of slaked lime with water for covering to the plastered or pointed surface applied in one ,two or three coat.

Temporary structure or platform constructed very close to the wall, is in the form of timber or steel framework, commonly called scaffolding.

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

It gives the approximate cost of the work and is prepared on the basis of the cost of similar works carried out in the past

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.

Settlement is the vertical downward movement of the loaded base. As a result of this the original depth of soil mass decreases.

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

Project management is the act of getting people together to achieve the desired goal, human organization and objective of any business.

A draft tube is a pipe of gradually increasing diameter which connects the exit of runner of a turbine to the tail race.

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

It is a process of cleaning water to destroy bacteria and all the microorganisms. In the harmful and harmless bacteria are killed