9 QUESTIONS BEFORE MAKING SHOTCRETE MIX DESIGN

Before making a mix design for shotcrete or sprayed concrete, it is needed to get sufficient information from the clients. Adequate support information will be resulted in technically and economically effect for the work. A proper mix design assure a successful trial and thus, successful application on site. Hereafter is a list of 9 questions […]

ENGINEERING MANAGERS: WHAT THEY DO AND WHAT THEY KNOW

An engineering manager is an engineer whose job requires him or her to apply the principles of engineering to the practices and practicalities of business. Ideally suited for a person who is skilled and knowledgeable in the technical, mechanical and technological aspects of engineering but who possesses the planning abilities and people management skills of […]

The Do’s & Don’ts of Scaffold Safety in Construction

We all know that fall hazards are the leading cause of construction worker deaths, accounting for about 40% of all fatalities in construction each year. Of the 359 construction worker fatalities attributed to falls in 2014, about 16% were from scaffolds. OSHA estimates that about 65% of all construction workers perform some work on scaffolds […]

List of Civil Engineering Entrance Exams

List of Civil Engineering Entrance Exams Civil Engineering is one of the highly demanded courses in engineering. There exist hundred of Universities as well as Colleges in India offering engineering courses in civil Engineering. The selection of candidates in to these institutions is done through certain common admission tests. Those who can score well in […]

SURVEYING: ERROR SOURCES IN TOTAL STATION

Total Station Error Sources All theodolites measure angles with some degree of imperfection. These imperfections result from the fact that no mechanical device can be manufactured with zero error. In the past very specific measuring techniques were taught and employed by surveyors to compensate for minor mechanical imperfections in theodolites. With the advent of electronic […]