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 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. […]

Basic Electrical Symbols

Basic Electrical Symbols – Common Basic electrical symbols like earth electrode, cell, battery, source, ideal source, resister, variable resister, pre-set resister, attenuator, capacitor, antenna, diode LED, crystal are included here. Earth electrode is a metal plate, water pipe, or other conductor of electricity partially buried in the earth so as to constitute and provide a […]

The World’s Largest Floating Solar Plant

Long reviled for its carbon emission record, this is the Chinese government’s latest achievement in its ongoing effort to lead the world in renewable energy adoption. 40 MW Floating Solar Power Plant in China becomes World’s Largest Floating PV Plant Located in the city of Huainan in the Anhui province, the 40-megawatt facility was created […]

How to Build a Wicking Garden Bed Container

Water is an essential element of gardening, as it having great quality soil is not enough. But if you live in a very dry area or simply want to save some water when gardening, wicking bed containers are the answer for your troubles. A wicking bed implies a water reservoir at the bottom of the […]

Signs of Poorly Vented Plumbing Drain Lines

Poorly vented plumbing drain lines are often problem to many homes (Signs of Poorly Vented Plumbing Drain Lines). People notice some changes when the water flows but they often do not take it seriously and the problem becomes even bigger. The bubbles in the toilet or sudden water level changes in the toilet bowl are […]

Bridge Expansion Joints

  Large movement expansion joints are best defined as those that provide support across the expansion void, without exceeding the code requirement of the 85 mm ULS unsupported gap. Large movement expansion joints, particularly of the Modular type having movement capacities up to 2,000mm, require careful consideration as to the structural integrity of the bridge […]