Total Station Advantages, Disadvantages And Precaution

Introduction To Total Station The main instrument for surveyors on site today is the “total station”. A total station is a combination of an electronic theodolite, an electronic distance measuring device (EDM) and a micro processor with memory unit. This combination makes possible to determine the coordinates of a reflector aligning the instruments cross hairs […]

Single And Continuous – Span Beam Analysis Worksheet

Single and Continuous-Span Beam Analysis Program Description: “BEAMANAL” is a spreadsheet program written in MS-Excel for the purpose of analysis of either single-span or continuous-span beams subjected to virtually any type of loading configuration. Four (4) types of single-span beams and two (2) through (5) span, continuous-span beams, considered. Specifically, beam end reactions as well […]

Applied Load Definition | Buckling Of Column | Column Buckling

Structural loads or actions belong to forces, deformations, or accelerations employed to a structure or its components. Loads produce stresses, deformations, and displacements in structures. Evaluation of their effects is accomplished by the methods of structural analysis. In this construction video tutorial, one can learn how to verify whether the column can support the applied […]