RCC RETAINING WALL(CANTILEVERTYPE) MAX 6.0 MTR HEIGHT INCL COLUMN LOAD IN LINE Retaining walls are used in the construction of basement below ground level, wing walls of bridge and to retain slopes in hilly terrain roads. Retaining wall can be constructed with masonry as well as reinforced concrete. In case of masonry retaining wall, the […]


Flat slab system is an important division of concrete floor system. A civil engineer must know all the aspects regarding the flat floor system. Here, we have tried to gather various reading materials available in the web about flat slab floor system in one place. These materials are originally located at different websites. A civil […]

Design of Reinforced Concrete Staircase (download excel spreadsheet)

Reinforced  Concrete  Staircase Reinforced  concrete  is  perhaps  the  most  suitable  of  all  the  said materials for the construction of stairs. The various advantages of reinforced concrete stairs are given below They have requisite fire resisting qualities to a great extent They  are  durable   strong   pleasing  in  appearance  and  can  be They  are  durable,  strong,  pleasing  […]

Fancy Unique Flooring Ideas

The design of every floor should be carefully planned. If you thought of having a mosaic tile floor or a simpler generic pattern one, you will have to take a day or two to make the right choice to fit both your personality and lifestyle (Modern Unique Flooring Ideas That Talked About). Logs or rock […]

Buildings Orientation Important Key Points

In the centuries before was discussed and proved the importance of the building orientation and use of the natural heat- the Sun. The way of a building’s situation on the site, positioning of the windows, rooflines, and other features are the key elements that makes the building good or bad oriented. A solar design orientation is […]