Classification of Columns Based on Shape

Columns are categorized as following four types: 1. Based on Shape, 2. Based on a type of reinforcement, 3. Based on type of loading, 4. Based on slenderness ratio. In this construction article, detail information is given on the types of columns based on shapes. Based on Shape Square or Rectangular Column: These are usually […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

VIDEO: How to Calculate Cube Roots in Your Head

Cube root is a number that must be multiplied times itself three times to equal a given number. Do you know the cube root of 39304? You can learn how to solve this and other cube roots very quickly using the steps below. Step 1: Memorize the cubes of each number from 1 to 10, […]

Bridge Terminology

Here are some of the common bridge terminologies or bridge structure terms used in general: Abutment A retaining wall supporting the ends of a bridge, and, in general, retaining or supporting the approach embankment. Approach The part of the bridge that carries traffic from the land to the main parts of the bridge. Approach Span […]

SEPTIC TANK DESIGN

Septic System Design or Septic Tanks Design can be done in various process, but most of them are critical and time taking laborious process. Here in this article I have given tutorial on how to design Septic Tank Easily within 5 minutes and Determine Septic Tank Size. Design of Septic Tank In any septic system […]

New Bendable Concrete That Is Stronger & More Durable

New concrete to reduce time needed for road works by more than half Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) scientists from the NTU-JTC Industrial Infrastructure Innovation Centre (I³C) have invented a new type of concrete called ConFlexPave that is bendable yet stronger and longer lasting than regular concrete which is heavy, brittle and breaks under tension. […]