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2016-12-01 11:03
Civil engineering is what we see everyday around us. Be it an apartment, hotels,shopping malls etc. Civil engineering is the second oldest engineering discipline after military engineering.R… Read More
10 Reasons To Date A Civil Engineer
2016-09-22 15:25
I had a friend who was a Civil Engineer by profession. Whenever I used to call him, all I could hear is the noisy sound of massive cranes and heavy machines at the site and the construc… Read More
15 Amazing Facts About Concrete
2016-09-14 03:38
Traditionally, Concrete has been primarily composed of cement, water and aggregates (both fine and coarse).Now, Concrete is truly an engineered material, with a number of ingr… Read More
Types Of Loads
2016-08-25 05:14
Before designing any building or its different elements such as beams,columns or slabs, the designer has to first determine the number of natural and man-made loads acting on them.These load… Read More
India’s Biggest Tax Reform: The GST Bill
2016-08-17 06:52
The Goods and Services Tax bill or GST Bill, called to be India’s biggest tax reform since independence; was finally passed by Rajya Sabha on 3 Aug 2016 will simplify the present syste… Read More
Types Of Shear Reinforcements
2016-08-17 06:47
Shear or web reinforcements, called stirrups, links, or studs, may be provided to resist shear in several different ways such as the following:1.Stirrups perpendicular to the longitudinal fl… Read More
What Is Civil Engineering?
2016-08-17 06:47
Civil engineers have one of the world's greatest jobs: they build the quality of life. With technical and creative skills, the civil engineers plan, design, construct and operate t… Read More
Transforming India: JCB
2016-07-22 09:25
JCB India Limited is Transforming the construction equipment and earthmoving industry of India with three revolutionary products – Telehandlers… Read More
Types Of Flooring
2016-05-14 04:56
Thℯ typℯs of flooring usℯd arℯ:1. Mud and Moorum Flooring:Thℯsℯ floorings arℯ usℯd in low cost housing, spℯcially in villagℯs. Ov… Read More
Types Of Contracts
2016-05-12 13:43
Whāt is Contrāct?“Contrāct is ān āgreement or ān undertāking by ā person or firm to do some work under certāin terms ānd conditions.&r&hell…Read More
Geotechnical Use Of Waste Material
2016-04-22 07:27
Waste ReductionMany urban centers in India are facing problems of finding adequate land for disposal of waste. Disposal of waste in landfill is not a sustainable solution in long term becaus… Read More
Prestressed Concrete
2016-04-06 04:54
What is Prestressing?Prestressing is the application of an initial load on a structure, to enable it to counteract the stresses arising from subsequent loads during its service period.Prestr… Read More
Water Demands
2016-02-24 13:24
Whenever an engineer is given the duty to design a water supply scheme for a particular section of  the community it becomes imperative upon him/her, to first consider the demand, and t… Read More
Method Of Construction
2016-02-22 14:28
Construction is the process of creating and building infrastructure.The two forms of construction often employed in tall buildings are:1. Slip-form Construction2. Jump-fo… Read More
What Do Structural Engineers Do?
2016-02-19 12:58
Have you ever stop wondering at the huge variety of buildings and structure all around us?Why we just assume that houses will stay up and bridges won't fall down.The answer can be found in t… Read More
2016-02-19 12:52
Concrete mix designis the method of proportioning various constituents of concrete such as cement, aggregates, water, and admixtures optimally in order to manufacture a concrete at lower cos… Read More
Pile Foundation
2016-02-15 16:10
When the soil at or near the ground surface is unable in bearing the load of super-structure, deep foundations are required to transmit the load to deeper strata.The most common types of dee… Read More
Types Of Retaining Walls
2016-02-12 12:52
Retaining walls are used to retain earth in a vertical position, at locations where abrupt changes occur in the ground levels. The wall and the supporting foundation have to be designed for… Read More
Classification Of Columns
2016-02-12 11:49
A Column or strut is defined as a compression member whose effective length exceeds three times the least lateral dimension.A structural element that is predominantly subjecte… Read More
What Are Columns?
2016-02-12 11:43
Columns are vertical structural elements that transfer the load from the beams to the foundations. They are classified as short (or stocky) columns or long (or slender) columns.When columns… Read More
Types And Design Of Stair Cases
2016-02-10 03:09
Stairs are an important component of a building and often the only means of providing access between the various floors of a building. The staircase essentially consists of landings and flig… Read More
Working Stress Method
2016-02-09 13:06
Working Stress Method is the traditional method of design not only for Reinforced Concrete but also for structural steel and timber design. The conceptual basis of the WSM assumes that the s… Read More
Structural Design Considerations
2016-02-08 03:16
Structural Design, though reasonably scientific, is also a creative process.The aim of a structural designer is to design a structure in such a way that it fulfills its intended purpose duri… Read More
Case Study: Concrete In Sea Water
2016-02-06 13:21
Large number of concrete structures are exposed to sea water either directly or indirectly. The coastal and offshore structures are exposed to simultaneous action of a number of physical and… Read More
High Density Concrete
2016-02-06 12:08
Density of normal concrete is in the order of 2400 kg. per cubic meter. To call the concrete as high density concrete, it must have unit weight of around 3360 kg to 3840 kg per cubic meter… Read More
2016-02-05 13:38
For covering long-span industrial buildings, precast RC trusses with prestressed tie member are often employed. These types of trusses are often advantageous and economical compared to steel… Read More
2016-02-05 13:38
A beam is a structural element that is primarily subjected to bending.Beams support the slabs and transfer the load applied on slabs to columns. Secondary beams may transfer the load to&nbsp&hell…Read More
High Performance Concrete
2016-02-05 13:26
High-performance concrete can be defined as any concrete that provides enhanced performance characteristics for a given application. According to American Concrete Institute(ACI), "A co… Read More
Self Compacting Concrete
2016-02-05 13:26
Self Compacting Concrete (SCC) is a concrete that is capable to compact under its own load.Also in past, making concrete structures without compaction and vibration have been done. For examp… Read More

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