Important Formulas for Structural Analysis

Here is some useful and importan formulas for structural analysis. Please check it out.

How to measure the quantity of asphalt in road construction

This construction video shows the detailed process for measuring the quantity of Asphalt in road. Asphalt belongs to a blend of aggregates, binder and filler. It is mainly applied for developing and preserving all kind of roads, parking areas as well as play and sport areas. Various types of aggregates like crushed rock, sand, gravel […]

How to use excel to make calculation for labors required in PCC or concrete work

In this construction video tutorial, detailed process is given for calculating the numbers of labors in excel sheet that is necessary for accomplishing PCC or concrete work. The number of necessary labors and their rates for PCC or concrete work are derived from a standard DSR Book. Microsoft Excel is considered as the most vital […]

Asphalt Calculation Steps For Highway

Highway engineering is an important part of civil engineering that involves the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of roads, bridges, and tunnels to ensure safe and effective transportation of people and goods. In this tutorial the asphalt calculation of highway comes in three different parts. Study the following videos carefully to learn the step […]

Truss Analysis of the Method of Joints System Video

The main function of the trusses is to support roof, strengthen bridges, or support towers. They are developed for sustaining loads. Generally they are built with long, straight members associated with joints at the end of each member. Jeff Hanson shows the method of joints system in order how to discover a zero force member for […]

Useful Engineering Information and Formulas

The construction and engineering needs a lot of calculations and shapes knowledge (Useful Engineering Information and Formulas). Every single area has its shape, volume, dimensions that someone needs to calculate, to plan and to construct at the end.

How to Determine Quantities

Measuring a Pavement Job. To determine the amount of asphalt you will need for a paving job you first need to know the area to be paved. This may be simple if the area to be paved is square, rectangular or constant width of road. However, this is seldom the case since there may be […]

Formula (d^2/162) for calculation of per meter weight of rebar derived

To find : weight of steel per metre. Since the formula to be derived is d^2/162, assumed cross section is circular and the material is cylinder. Weight density of steel = 7850 kg/m^3. Rod Number Rod Size (in) Rod Weight (lb per linear foot) 2 0.250 = 1/4″ 0.17 3 0.375 = 3/8″ 0.38 4 […]

Two-Way Slab Design Based on ACI 318-11 using Finite Element Method

What is two way Slab? When the ratio of long span to short span is less than 2, then the slab is known as a slab spanning in two directions or two-way slab. BASIC STEPS OF TWO WAY SLAB DESIGN : 1. Choose layout and type of slab. Type of slab is strongly affected by […]

Calculate the ROI of Estimating and Takeoff Software

For most construction companies, estimating and takeoff software is a significant investment that requires careful consideration before implementing. And in companies used to relying on spreadsheets and traditional methods to estimate bids, it may feel like an uphill battle to convince the boss that automating estimating tasks is a smart move. Calculating software’s potential return […]