Finance and Accounting Introduction for Civil Engineers

An introduction to the fields of accounting an finance can be incredibly helpful to civil engineers. Details about a free course are below, including coursework and information about the exams and profiles of the instructors. About the course: With the changing paradigm of the construction industry, and introduction of different contracting models, with the government […]

Wow! This Balcony is an Example of Impressive Engineering

The Velux Cabrio balcony opens in seconds to give your loft space a place in the sun. The innovative balcony adds air, light and a great view to your home. For added convenience, the Velux Cabrio balcony fits flush with the roof when closed. Enjoy a balcony instantly – Velux Cabrio goes from roof window […]

How Private Roads Would Work: “Who Will Build the Roads?”

In Part 1 of this series I made a pretty compelling case for why roads should not be provided by the government. The only reason why one would continue to support government roads, despite the obvious problems, is a belief that roads cannot be provided efficiently through markets. Government roads, in this view, are the […]

The Problems with Government Roads: “Who Will Build the Roads?”

If you spend any amount of time debating proponents of statism you’ll inevitably hear, “But who will build the roads?” Libertarians are often accused of being stupid, ignorant, and hypocritical since we want to radically shrink the size of government yet we apparently don’t realize that the government provides us with valuable services like roads. […]

Using Augmented Reality to Visualize Underground Utilities

Check out this augmented reality technology. It is used to visualize municipal underground utilities. Meemim Inc., the creators of the world’s first holographic GIS, announced today the official launch of their vGIS brand. vGIS is a comprehensive multi-device augmented-, mixed-, and virtual-reality (AR/MR/VR) platform designed to power solutions that require advanced visualizations of GIS and […]

Handheld Printer Prints on Concrete: First Printer of Its Type in the World!

EBS Ink-Jet Systems Handjet EBS-260. The next generation of portable ink-jet. This handheld printer is the first printer of this type in the world! EBS Ink-Jet revolutionized hand-held coding when we introduced the HandJet EBS-250. Now our next-generation Handiet EBS-260 model provides reimagined features and functionality for even more innovative, portable coding. Here’s what we’ve […]

Recruitment for Civil Engineers

Tata Consulting Engineers is a best-in-class integrated engineering consultancy solutions provider. We are distinct and distinguished in the engineering consultancy services domain. Our expertise of over five decades, presence in almost all key industry segments, capabilities to handle multi-dimensional, large scale assignments and long-term relationships built across the globe, makes us distinguished. Our specialised, in-house […]

Civil Engineer Job Outlook

Employment of civil engineers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. As current U.S. infrastructure experiences growing obsolescence, civil engineers will be needed to manage projects to rebuild, repair, and upgrade bridges, roads, levees, dams, airports, buildings, and other structures. A growing population likely means […]

This Guy Built an iPhone Using Spare Parts from China

This guy built an built a like-new iPhone 6S completely from parts he bought at public China cell phone parts markets. And guess what? The phone works! Including tools and books, it cost him over $1000. Not to mention the cost of his time!

Reinforced Concrete Design

This article covers general information on reinforced concrete design. Reinforced concrete is concrete embedded with steel reinforcing bars (aka rebar) before the concrete hardens. The charts in this article cover reinforcing bars section properties and cement types. Type of cements Type Name Description I Normal General purpose II Moderate Moderate sulfate and heat resistance III […]