Underground mass transit system for autonomous cars planned

Architecture practice PLP has unveiled its concept design for a new transport solution for cities that use autonomous vehicles in underground tunnels. The CarTube concept combines two existing modes of transport – automated electric cars and mass public transit – into a single, seamless road system below ground. PLP said the CarTube concept is in […]

The Toughest Engineering Jobs

Over the years the world has encountered numerous catastrophes that have ravaged our environment and left several dead: Hurricane Katrina, the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, the Chernobyl disaster, the Fukushima meltdown amongst others. At the center of each of these disasters, there has been engineers involved in these projects.  Some of the toughest jobs in […]

The channel tunnel

Feted as one of the seven wonders of the modern world by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1996, the Channel Tunnel is the longest undersea tunnel in the world. Connecting Folkestone, Britain to Calais, France the 31.35 mile tunnel took more than five years to complete and cost billions of dollars. One of […]

Top 10 Most Impressive Civil Engineering Projects

Throughout history, numerous incredible engineering projects have been established and completed. From the earliest annals of history to modern times, there are numerous creations that showcase our ability to realize an incredible constructive vision. While every engineer or anyone who appreciates structures may have their own opinion on what engineering project is most impressive, it […]

There’s A $17.5 Million Fallout Shelter For Sale In Case Nuclear War Happens

The subterranean home includes a 15-seat home theater. A 45-foot-deep underground bunker in southeast Georgia has recently been listed for $17.5 million. The 12-bedroom, 12-bath lair was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1969 during the Cold War for $7 million. In 2012, the subterranean facility was fully renovated to meet government […]

Bridge works

In the design of a simply supported skew bridge, which direction of reinforcement should be provided? In the conventional design of steel reinforcement for a simply supported skew bridge, a set of reinforcement is usually placed parallel to free edge while the other set is designed parallel to the fixed edge. However, this kind of […]

How to Prepare Civil Engineering Project Report

All the students who are on the way to become Engineers have to prepare a project report at least once before they graduate. Writing a report is considered to a strenuous task for those who don’t know what to include in it. This happens to all the students who are preparing it for the first […]

Is civil, environmental or geospatial engineering right for me?

Civil, environmental, surveying or geospatial engineering may be what you’re looking for, if you: have an innate curiosity about how things work are good at maths and science like to tackle challenging problems enjoy working as part of a team want to develop your design and problem-solving skills want to pursue a fulfilling career in […]