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What are the IS Codes used for Timber and Timber Stores?

Following are the IS codes which are used for standardization of Timber and Timber Stores. These IS Codes include standard names of indian timbers along with classification of commercial timbers and their zonal distribution; characteristics of imported and plantation timbers; timber, sizing defects of; timber for air craft; timber for marine purposes; seasoning and treatment of timber; logs for plywood; glossary of technical terms used in timber technology; standard dimensions for wood poles of indian species for various breaking loads; moisture content and specification of timber for various uses; methods of testing timber; grading of wood; joinery; method of test for the toxicity of wood preservatives to microorganisms and insects, timber in building construction, floors; grading of timber, sizes of graded timber standardization in the field of timber stores including bamboo and cane stores such as wooden handles, wooden containers including plywood tea- chests, cane baskets, bamboo tent poles etc; and any other woodenware items not covered by other IS Codes.
IS 10(Part 1):1990 Specification for plywood tea-chests: Part 1 General
IS 10(Part 2):1996 Specification for plywood tea-chests: Part 2 Plywood
IS 10(Part 3):1974 Specification for plywood tea-chests: Part 3 Battens
IS 10(Part 4):1989 Specification for plywood tea-chests: Part 4 Metal fittings
IS 10(Part 5):1976 Specification for plywood tea-chests; Part 5 Assembly and packing
IS 190:1991 Coniferous sawn timber (Baulks and scantlings) – Specification

What are the IS Codes used for Structural Engineering And Structural Sections?

Following are the IS codes which are used for standardization in Structural Engineering And Structural Sections
IS 800:2007 Code of practice for general construction in steel
IS 801:1975 Code of practice for use of cold formed light gauge steel structural members in general building construction
IS 802(Part 1/Sec 1):1995 Code of practice for use of structural steel in overhead transmission line towers, Part 1 Materials, Loads and permissible stresses Section 1 Materials and Loads
IS 802(Part 1/Sec 2):1992 Code of practice for use of structural steel in overhead transmission line towers Part 1 : Material, loads and permissible stress Section 2 Permissible stress

What are the IS Codes used for Stone Works?

Here is the list of the Indian Standard codes required by an engineers for standardization in the field of Stone Work:-
IS 1121(Part 1):1974 Methods of test for determination of strength properties of natural building stones: Part I Compressive strength
IS 1121(Part 2):1974 Methods of test for determination of strength properties of natural building stones: Part II Transverse strength
IS 1121(Part 3):1974 Methods of test for determination of strength properties of natural building stones: Part III Tensile strength
IS 1121(Part 4):1974 Methods of test for determination of strength properties of natural building stones: Part IV Shear strength
IS 1122:1974 Method of test for determination of true specific gravity of natural building stones

What are the IS Codes used for Flooring, Wall Finishing And Roofing?

Here is the list of the Indian Standard codes required by an engineers if they are looking for Flooring, Wall Finishing And Roofing. These IS Codes Cover the field of flooring made of materials such as concrete, concrete tiles, magnesium oxychloride, linoleum, rubber, bitumen mastic and plastics; acid and alkali resisting flooring including acid resisting plasters, wall finishing, bitumen impregnated roofing sheets, plastics based roofing sheets etc. But these exclude metal and asbestos cement sheets.
IS 653:1992 Specification for linoleum sheets and tiles
IS 657:1982 Specification for materials for use in the manufacture of magnesium oxychloride flooring compositions
IS 658:1982 Code of practice for magnesium oxychloride composition floors
IS 809:1992 Specification for rubber flooring materials for general purposes
IS 1195:2002 Bitumen-mastic for flooring – Specification
IS 1196:1978 Code of practice for laying bitumen mastic flooring
IS 1197:1970 Code of practice for laying of rubber floors
IS 1198:1982 Code of practice for laying, fixing and maintenance of linoleum floors

What are the IS Codes used for Building Lime And Gypsum Products?

Here are the IS codes which an engineer might require if he or she is dealing with Building Lime And Gypsum Product. These codes cover manufacturing, supply, use and storage of building lime and lime products in construction works. These codes also include gypsum building material, gypsum plaster board, non-load bearing gypsum plaster block. Terms and definition related to lime and gypsum along with the scope of gypsum plaster and testing methods of gypsum plaster concrete and products is also covered by these codes. Guidelines related to gypsum tiles and reinforced blocks also mentioned in these codes.
IS 712:1984 Specification for building limes
IS 1624:1986 Method of field testing of building lime
IS 1635:1992 Code of practice for field slaking of building lime and preparation of putty
IS 1849(Part 1/Sec 1):1990 Guide for design and installation of vertical mixed feed lime kiln: Part 1 Limestone Section 1 Masonry type shaft
IS 1849(Part 1/Sec 2):1991 Guide for design and installation of vertical mixed feed type lime kiln: Part 1 For limestone Section 2 RCC type shaft

What are the IS Codes used for Building Lime And Gypsum Products?


Here are the IS codes which an engineer might require if he or she is dealing with Building Lime And Gypsum Product. These codes cover manufacturing, supply, use and storage of building lime and lime products in construction works. These codes also include gypsum building material, gypsum plaster board, non-load bearing gypsum plaster block. Terms and definition related to lime and gypsum along with the scope of gypsum plaster and testing methods of gypsum plaster concrete and products is also covered by these codes. Guidelines related to gypsum tiles and reinforced blocks also mentioned in these codes.
IS 712:1984 Specification for building limes
IS 1624:1986 Method of field testing of building lime
IS 1635:1992 Code of practice for field slaking of building lime and preparation of putty
IS 1849(Part 1/Sec 1):1990 Guide for design and installation of vertical mixed feed lime kiln: Part 1 Limestone Section 1 Masonry type shaft
IS 1849(Part 1/Sec 2):1991 Guide for design and installation of vertical mixed feed type lime kiln: Part 1 For limestone Section 2 RCC type shaft

IS 1861(Part 1):1990 Guide for manufacture of lime in vertical mixed- feed type kiln: Part 1 From lime-stone
IS 2095(Part 1):1996 Specification for gypsum plaster boards Part 1 Plain gypsum plaster boards
IS 2095(Part 2):2001 Specification for gypsum plaster boards: Part 2 Coated/laminated gypsum plaster boards
IS 2095(Part 3):1996 Specification for gypsum plaster boards Part 3 Reinforced gypsum plaster boards
IS 2469:1976 Glossary of terms relating to gypsum
IS 2541:1991 Code of practice for preparation and use of lime concrete
IS 2542(Part 1/Sec 1):1978 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products: Part 1 Plaster and Concrete: Sec 1 Normal consistency of gypsum plaster
IS 2542(Part 1/Sec 2):1978 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products: Part 1 Plaster and Concrete: Sec 2 Normal consistency of gypsum concrete
IS 2542(Part 1/Sec 3):1978 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products: Part 1 Plaster and Concrete: Sec 3 Setting time of plaster and concrete
IS 2542(Part 1/Sec 4):1978 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products: Part 1 Plaster and Concrete: Sec 4 Transverse strength of gypsum plaster
IS 2542(Part 1/Sec 5):1978 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products: Part 1 Plaster and Concrete: Compressive strength and dry set density of gypsum plaster
IS 2542(Part 1/Sec 6):1978 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products: Part 1 Plaster and Concrete: Sec 6 Soundness of gypsum plaster
IS 2542(Part 1/Sec 7):1978 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products: Part 1 Plaster and Concrete: Sec 7 Mechanical resistance of gypsum plaster by dropping ball test
IS 2542(Part 1/Sec 8):1978 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products: Part 1 Plaster and Concrete: Sec 8 Freedom from coarse particles
IS 2542(Part 1/Sec 9):1978 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products: Part 1 Plaster and Concrete: Sec 9 Expansion of plaster
IS 2542(Part 1/Sec 10):1978 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products: Part 1 Plaster and Concrete: Sec 10 Sand in set plaster
IS 2542(Part 1/Sec 11):1978 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products: Part 1 Plaster and Concrete: Sec 11 Wood fibre content in wood fibre gypsum plaster
IS 2542(Part 1/Sec 12):1978 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products: Part 1 Plaster and Concrete: Sec 12 Dry bulk density
IS 2542(Part 2/Sec 1):1981 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products : Part 2 Gypsum products : Sec 1 Measurement of dimensions
IS 2542(Part 2/Sec 2):1981 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products : Part 2 Gypsum products : Sec 2 Determination of mass
IS 2542(Part 2/Sec 3):1981 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products : Part 2 Gypsum products : Sec 3 Determination of mass and thickness of paper surfacing
IS 2542(Part 2/Sec 4):1981 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products : Part 2 Gypsum products : Sec 4 Transverse strength
IS 2542(Part 2/Sec 5):1981 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products : Part 2 Gypsum products : Sec 5 Compressive strength
IS 2542(Part 2/Sec 6):1981 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products : Part 2 Gypsum products : Sec 6 Water absorption
IS 2542(Part 2/Sec 7):1981 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products : Part 2 Gypsum products : Sec 7 Moisture content
IS 2542(Part 2/Sec 8):1981 Methods of test for gypsum plaster, concrete and products : Part 2 Gypsum products : Sec 8 Nail retention of precast reinforced gypsum slabs
IS 2547(Part 1):1976 Specification for gypsum building plaster: Part 1 Excluding premixed lightweight plaster
IS 2547(Part 2):1976 Specification for gypsum building plaster: Part 2 Premixed lightweight plaster
IS 2686:1977 Specification for cinder as fine aggregates for use in lime concrete
IS 2849:1983 Specification for non-load bearing gypsum partition blocks (solid and hollow types)
IS 3068:1986 Specification for broken brick (burnt clay) coarse aggregates for use in lime concrete
IS 3115:1992 Specification for lime based blocks
IS 3182:1986 Specification for broken brick (burnt clay) fine aggregates for use in lime mortar
IS 4098:1983 Specification for lime-pozzolana mixture
IS 4139:1989 Specification for calcium silicate bricks
IS 5817:1992 Code of practice for preparation and use of lime- pozzolana mixture concrete in buildings and roads
IS 6508:1988 Glossary of terms relating to building lime
IS 6932(Part 1):1973 Method of test for building limes Part 1 Determination of insoluble residue, loss on ignition, insoluble matter, silicone dioxide, ferric and aluminium oxide, calcium oxide and magnesium
IS 6932(Part 2):1973 Method of test for building limes: Part 2 Determination of carbon dioxide content
IS 6932(Part 3):1973 Method of test for building limes: Part 3 Determination of residue on slaking of quicklime
IS 6932(Part 4):1973 Method of test for building limes: Part 4 Determination of fineness of hydrated lime
IS 6932(Part 5):1973 Method of test for building limes: Part 5 Determination of unhydrated oxide
IS 6932(Part 6):1973 Method of test for building limes: Part 6 Determination of volume yield of quicklime
IS 6932(Part 7):1973 Method of test for building limes: Part 7 Determination of compressive and transverse
IS 6932(Part 8):1973 Method of test for building limes: Part 8 Determination of workability
IS 6932(Part 9):1973 Method of test for building limes: Part 9 Determination of soundness
IS 6932(Part 10):1973 Method of test for building limes: Part 10 Determination of popping and pitting of hydrated
IS 6932(Part 11):1984 Method of test for building limes: Part 11 Determination of setting time of hydrated lime
IS 8272:1984 Specification for gypsum plaster for use in the manufacture of fibrous plaster boards
IS 9498:1980 Specification for inorganic aggregates for use in gypsum plaster
IS 10049:1981 Code of practice for manufacture of lime based
IS 10359:1982 Code of practice for manufacture and use of lime- pozzolana concrete blocks for paving
IS 10360:1982 Specification for lime-pozzolana concrete blocks for paving
IS 10772:1983 Specification for quick setting lime pozzolana
IS 12654:1989 Code of practice for use of low grade gypsum in building industry
IS 12679:1989 Specification for By-product gypsum for use in plaster, blocks and boards
IS 12894:2002 Specification for pulverized fuel ash lime bricks
IS 13001:1991 Guidelines for manufacture of gypsum plaster in mechanized pan system
IS 14401:1996 Guidelines for handling and storage of building
IS 14860:2000 Guidelines on fuel saving in vertical mixed-feed lime shaft kilns
IS 15648:2006 Specification for pulverized fuel ash for lime pozzolana mixture applications

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