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Ultra tech, cubes casting procedure and compressive strength test:


Cube test:



IS codes:

IS 456: Plain and Reinforced Concrete - Code of Practice: Bureau of Indian Standards https://archive.org/details/gov.in.is.456.2000


1) Are participants from departments other than Civil Engineering allowed in the team?
Yes, as long as they have knowledge in designing and casting concrete blocks.

2) Is it not difficult to carry three concrete blocks all the way from our college to NIT Trichy?
Yes, we understand it is difficult. If you wish to send your blocks a couple of days before your arrival using some transport agencies, you are welcome. The conditions are: It must be brought to our notice, and the blocks should arrive at our college prior to your arrival at Pragyan. We will not take any responsibility for damage of the blocks during transport.

3) Can we register once the problem statement is released?
Yes, you can register. But the rules won’t change and the deadlines would remain the same.

4) Are cross‐college teams allowed?
Yes. Cross-college teams are allowed.

5) Is it a maximum of 3 people or strictly a team of 3?
A minimum of 2 to a maximum of 3 people are allowed per team.

6) Are UG‐PG collaboration teams allowed?
No. Only UG students are allowed for the event.

7) Is there any registration fee?
No. There is no special registration fee for the event.

8) Do we get participation certificates?
No participation certificates will be given.

9) Is it compulsory to start the casting of cubes 28 days prior to the event?
No, we are not looking for the 28-day strength. When the cubes are brought to the venue for testing, the mentioned judging criteria must be satisfied.

10) Can we make our own design report including all the necessary details?
No. A standard format has been uploaded on the Pragyan site. You can download it, fill in the details, get it attested from your Head of Department and send it to us by the scheduled date.

11) Is it compulsory to fill all the details in the given design report?
More details you fill in, the better the possibility of getting more points. If any detail is not filled, it will not lead to disqualification but only loss of points in that category (refer judging criteria for the points allotted).



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