## 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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

## Recruitment for Civil Engineers

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## Civil Engineer Job Outlook

Employment of civil engineers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. As current U.S. infrastructure experiences growing obsolescence, civil engineers will be needed to manage projects to rebuild, repair, and upgrade bridges, roads, levees, dams, airports, buildings, and other structures. A growing population likely means […]

## This Guy Built an iPhone Using Spare Parts from China

This guy built an built a like-new iPhone 6S completely from parts he bought at public China cell phone parts markets. And guess what? The phone works! Including tools and books, it cost him over \$1000. Not to mention the cost of his time!

## Reinforced Concrete Design

This article covers general information on reinforced concrete design. Reinforced concrete is concrete embedded with steel reinforcing bars (aka rebar) before the concrete hardens. The charts in this article cover reinforcing bars section properties and cement types. Type of cements Type Name Description I Normal General purpose II Moderate Moderate sulfate and heat resistance III […]