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Concrete are used without reinforcement bars on concrete roads.

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Why do people use metal bars or mesh in the construction of concrete roads?

For reinforcement.


What is the point of using metal bars in concrete roads?

To increase tensile strength. It is called reinforcement


What is steel reinforcement for concrete pavement called?

The reinforcement may be in the form of "mesh" or rods. The steel reinforcing rods are colloquially called rebar(reinforcement bars).


What are the differences between the mass concrete and reinforced concrete?

Mass concrete is concrete cast without Rebars. They are good in compression and are mostly used for the construction of gravity structures such as Dams. While reinforced concrete have reinforcement bars in them, which increases the tensile strenght of the concrete.


What is the difference between lean concrete and mass concrete?

Mass concrete is concrete cast without Rebars. They are good in compression and are mostly used for the construction of gravity structures such as Dams. While reinforced concrete have reinforcement bars in them, which increases the tensile strenght of the concrete.


What is rcc?

RCC means reinforced cement concrete....in this case the reinforcement used is steel bars.....the purpose of using the steel bars in concrete it gives tensile strength to concrete to some extent.


How do you strengthen concrete?

you could strengthen it by putting metal bars inside the concrete


When do builders use metal bars in concrete?

When needed


What is the purpose of compression reinforcement in beams?

Steel is stronger than concrete. By adding some reinforcement in the compression zone of a beam, it's bending strength can be increased without increasing the size of the beam. The steel increases the compression strength, while the concrete prevents the slender steel bars from buckling.


What materials around the house conduct electricity?

Copper pipes and wires, furniture made of metal (like chairs, tables, cupboards, filing cabinets), metal gutters and down-pipes, metal fences, concrete reinforcement bars (re-bars) made of steel, corrugated iron sheeting, other sheet metal items, etc.


What is the purpose in using tie bars in concrete?

Reinforcement (to prevent crumbling and cracking under extreme pressure, weight or decay).


Why steel bars are used for reinforcement of concrete instead of other metals?

strength versus cost of steel against otehr metals

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