Poured Foundation Wall and Insulated Slab

Step by Step Tutorial: This video will show you the different types of foundations that are commonly used in residential and commercial construction. some of these foundations are: Slab on Grade: The most typical type of foundation, consist on a footing that surrounds the perimeter of the structure and is covered by a slab set […]

Strépy-Thieu Boat Lift

For as long as one can remember, the people of Belgium wanted to have an inland waterway that connected the Meuse river with the Scheldt river. With the start of the industrial age, a navigable waterway proved essential for the transport of coal and, in general, for the economic development of the province of Hainaut. […]

An Engineering Diagram of the Brain

This is a system level “engineering diagram” of the mammalian brain. (Why an engineering diagram?) The details in the thalamus and cortex are based on data for the macaque monkey brain, while the rest is common to the rat, cat, and monkey. As far as is known, everything shown at this level applies to the […]

Thirty-four states add construction jobs between Nov 2016 & 2016 amid growing demand for residential

California and Nevada Add Most Jobs for the Year, New York and Kansas Have Largest Declines; California and Montana Top Monthly Growth List, Arizona and Delaware Have Biggest Decreases Thirty-four states added construction jobs between November 2015 and November 2016 while construction employment increased in 29 states and the District of Columbia during the past […]

High Quality Cement and its Usage

ABSTRACT: Concrete is a basic building material that will continue to be in demand far into the future. A world without concrete, and its dominant precursor, Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC), is hard to imagine. Although there are different types of concrete that have been developed for use in different applications, their common virtues are familiarity, […]

10 World’s Most Amazing Feats Of Engineering

Here are the top 10 most incredible bridges, structures and tourist destinations that made history they feature amazing architecture! 5. The Millau Viaduct This lovely bridge takes the title of tallest bridge in the world. The tallest point of the bridge measures in at a jaw-dropping 343 meters or 1,125 feet. Being a cable sustained […]

Top Civil Engineering Schools

Want to discover the world’s leading universities in the field of civil and structural engineering? The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016 is here to help, providing a ranking of the 200 top civil engineering schools worldwide. The ranking is compiled based on employer and academic reputation, as well as research impact Top 10 Civil Engineering […]