Elements of the moulds used for the formation of structural reinforced concrete

The elements of the moulds used for the formation of structural reinforced concrete members are separated in four categories: 1. Surface elements or planking 2. Horizontal bearing elements or beams 3. Scaffolds or staging 4. Accessories like connectors The mould elements might be conventional or industrialized. The former are mainly made out of natural timber […]

Load in Buildings some Interesting Points

Broadly classified as vertical loads, horizontal loads and longitudinal loads are the types of loads acting on structures for buildings and other structures. The vertical loads consist of dead load, live load and impact load. The horizontal loads comprises of wind load and earthquake load. The longitudinal loads i.e. tractive and braking forces are considered […]

Structural Design Process

The whole procedure of structural planning  and configuration requires creative energy and applied thinking as well as in-depth knowledge of handy perspectives, for example, newest outline codes and bye-laws, upheld by sufficient experience, establishment and judgment. It is underscored that any structure to be developed must fulfill the need productivity for which it is proposed […]

Topics for seminars & projects in Structural Engineering

Here are few topics which you can choose for seminar presentations or project work in structural engineering: Evaluation of marine salts properties near the bridge structures A relative research on durability of concrete tunnels carried out in AP irrigation projects Multistory structure which are already fabricated, contact to engineering seismicity Shape optimization of Reinforced underground […]

Wind effect – Structural Design

A building in the path of wind causes wind pressure which in turn causes force, shear, and overturn moment at each level that must be resisted, following a load path to the foundations (wind wall pressure transfers to horizontal diaphragms, then to shear walls, finally to foundation).  Wind pressure times tributary area per level causes  […]

The 5 Most Important Skills For A Civil Engineer

“Engineers: solving problems you didn’t know you had in ways you don’t understand.”   Civil Engineering is arguably one of the worlds oldest professions. From bridge design to water treatment, the work of Civil Engineers has a daily impact on the lives of most people in the world. We can therefore see how important it is […]