## Top 12 Most Impressive Civil Engineering Projects of All Time

Powerful buildings and structures can have a profound effect on the onlooker. People who view these buildings wonder about how they were built, the time and labor it took to complete the projects, and above all, the costs that were incurred. Today, the aim of this article is to inform you about 12 of the […]

## This Incredible Vietnam Bridge Looks like It’s from ‘Lord of the Rings’

A marvel of civil engineering, Cau Vang is a new pedestrian bridge that has opened to visitors in Vietnam. Doesn’t it look like it’s straight out of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings books and movies? Cau Vang, which translates to Golden Bridge, is attracting tourists from all over the world for it’s uniqueness and picturesque […]

## Fast and Simple Math Tricks You Wish You Always Knew

Did you know these easy and quick math techniques? Whether or not you are in civil engineering, don’t you wish you had known these math tricks when you were younger? These tricks will help you solve certain mathematical problems in seconds.   The Butterfly Method Believe it or not, if you are subtracting fractions, you […]

## Brick Calculator for Civil Engineering

Ordering too many (or too few) bricks for your construction? Use the brick/mortar calculator in this article and you will never run into this problem again. It will optimize your costs by estimating how many bricks you will need to cover the surface of a certain sized area. With this brick calculator you will now […]

## Difference Between Foundation and Footing

In this article we will discuss the differences between a foundation and a footing.   Foundation In Civil Engineering, a foundation is the lower portion of a building structure that transfers the building’s gravity load into the earth. A strong foundation is required in order for a building to stand the test of time […]

## Finance and Accounting Introduction for Civil Engineers

An introduction to the fields of accounting an finance can be incredibly helpful to civil engineers. Details about a free course are below, including coursework and information about the exams and profiles of the instructors. About the course: With the changing paradigm of the construction industry, and introduction of different contracting models, with the government […]

## Wow! This Balcony is an Example of Impressive Engineering

The Velux Cabrio balcony opens in seconds to give your loft space a place in the sun. The innovative balcony adds air, light and a great view to your home. For added convenience, the Velux Cabrio balcony fits flush with the roof when closed. Enjoy a balcony instantly – Velux Cabrio goes from roof window […]

## How Private Roads Would Work: “Who Will Build the Roads?”

In Part 1 of this series I made a pretty compelling case for why roads should not be provided by the government. The only reason why one would continue to support government roads, despite the obvious problems, is a belief that roads cannot be provided efficiently through markets. Government roads, in this view, are the […]

## The Problems with Government Roads: “Who Will Build the Roads?”

If you spend any amount of time debating proponents of statism you’ll inevitably hear, “But who will build the roads?” Libertarians are often accused of being stupid, ignorant, and hypocritical since we want to radically shrink the size of government yet we apparently don’t realize that the government provides us with valuable services like roads. […]

## Using Augmented Reality to Visualize Underground Utilities

Check out this augmented reality technology. It is used to visualize municipal underground utilities. Meemim Inc., the creators of the world’s first holographic GIS, announced today the official launch of their vGIS brand. vGIS is a comprehensive multi-device augmented-, mixed-, and virtual-reality (AR/MR/VR) platform designed to power solutions that require advanced visualizations of GIS and […]