When it comes to estimating and testing the strength of materials, people sometimes gets confused between toughness and strength so here is answer to the difference between compressive toughness and flexural toughness. Before understanding the compression and tension “term” you ...

Deep foundation especially pile foundation is best suited and mostly used for a low bearing and bad textured soil or for the heavy load structures. Bearing capacity is the deciding factor for the geotechnical design of foundation. Bearing capacity of ...

Yesterday on our one social networking platform a student from India asked us a question “What is the difference between a Shear Wall and a Column”. Although the two structures are way too different from one another and one can’t ...

Basic difference between plinth beam and tie beam is that tie beam can be at any level but plinth beam is at plinth level. But wait that is just the basics of many other differences that exists between both tie ...

Today we are going to discuss a very common, yet very important confusion that exists among fresh civil engineers that what is the different between Roller compacted concrete and conventional Reinforced Cement Concrete. So here is an answer for this; ...

The guniting is the most effective process of repairing concrete work which has been damaged due to inferior work or other reasons. It is also used for providing an impervious layer. The gunite is a mixture of cement and sand, ...

Concept of Influence line was developed by Winkler in 1867. Influence Line Diagram (ILD) concept is used for analysis of structures that are subjected to variable or moving loads. So in this post you would know What is influence Line ...