Vous êtes sur la page 1sur 15

www.studymafia.

org
Seminar
On
BAMBOO AS A
BUILDING
MATERIAL
Submitted To:
www.studymafia.org

Submitted By:
www.studymafia.org

CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
GENERALUSES
PROPERTIES
THEWORKINGOFBAMBOO
PRESERVATIONOFBAMBOO
BAMBOOHOUSING
ADVANTAGES
DISADVANTAGES
CONCLUSION
REFERENCES

INTRODUCTION
Bamboohasalongandwell-establishedtraditionasabuilding

materialthroughouttheworldstropicalandsub-tropical
regions.
Itiswidelyusedformanyformsofconstruction,inparticular
forhousinginruralareas.
Bambooisarenewableandversatileresource,characterizedby
highstrengthandlowweight,andiseasilyworkedusing
simpletools.

GENERAL USES
a)Soilstabilization,windbreak,urbanwastewatertreatmentand
reductionofnitratescontamination
b)Creatingafirelineintraditionalforests-duetothehighcontentof
silica.
c)Removingatmosphericcarbon-bamboocancapture17metrictons
ofcarbonperhectareperyear,i.e.,effectivelythananyotherspecies.
d)Theshootsareedible.
e)Buildingandconstruction.
f)Smallscaleandcottageindustries,forhandicraftsandotherproducts.
g)Newgenerationproductsaswoodsubstitutes
h)Industrialproducts

PROPERTIES
TENSILESTRENGTH
COMPRESSIVESTRENGTH
ELASTICMODULUS
ANISOTROPICPROPERTIES
SHRINKAGE
FIRERESISTANCE

THE WORKING OF BAMBOO


Splitting: Thecaneissplitinhalvesandquartersandthen

drivenapartbyawedge.Itcanalsobesplitwithaknifeframe
intofouroreightsegments.

Shaping
Bamboo available in nature is usually circular

in cross section.

Bending
Freshlycut,bamboocanbebentbyheatingandwillkeepthis

shapeafterdrying.
Whenheatedabove150C,bamboostartschangingitsshape
andremainsassuchafteritgoescold.

PRESERVATION OF BAMBOO
NON CHEMICAL METHODS OR TRADITIONAL

METHOD
CHEMICAL METHODS

BAMBOO HOUSING
Themajorityofbambooconstructionrelatestotherural

communityneedsindevelopingcountries.
Assuchdomestichousingpredominatesandinaccordance
withtheirruralorigins,thesebuildingsareoftensimplein
designandconstructionrelyingonalivingtraditionoflocal
skillsandmethods.

ADVANTAGES OF BAMBOO
The various advantages of bamboo are

mentioned below.
1)Light,strongandversatile.
2)Light,strong,versatile.
3)Environmentfriendly.
4)Accessibletothepoor.
5)Selfrenewingresource
6)Fastgrowing.
7)Highlyproductive.

DISADVANTAGES OF BAMBOO
Themajordisadvantagesofbambooareasfollows:

1)Requirespreservation
2)Shapedbynature
3)Jointing-althoughmanyjointingtechniquesexist,
theirstructuralefficiencyislow.
4)Lackofdesignguidanceandcodes.
5)Pronetocatchfireveryfastbythefrictionamongthe
culmsduringwind,andisseentocauseforestfires.

CONCLUSION
Sincetimeimmemorial,bamboohasplayedanimportantrole

inthedevelopmentofmankind.
Itisusedforawiderangeofday-to-daypurposes,bothasa
woodymaterialandasfood.
Ithasbeenthebackboneofmuchoftheworldsrurallifeand
willremainsoasthepopulationincreases.

REFERENCES
www.google.com
www.wikipedia.com
www.studymafia.org

Thanks