Beam Analysis: A beginners guide for Civil Engineers

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: December 12, 2023 | ⏳ Read Time: 4 min | 👁 Post Views: 132

Beam analysis is a fundamental aspect of civil engineering, involving the assessment and design of beams to ensure they can adequately support loads. This guide will introduce you to the basics of beam analysis, including the design for bending, shear force, reaction forces, and deflection. It’s not an easy calculation, which is why we at … Read more

Type of beams, Cantilever, Simply Supported, Overhanging, Fixed, Continuous, Propped Cantilever Beam

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: December 6, 2023 | ⏳ Read Time: 5 min | 👁 Post Views: 529

A lot of times, while solving structural engineering problems, we found difficulty in understanding different types of beams. This is very crucial to understand because different types of beams have different types of internal stresses and reactions to solve. As explained here, the three common types of connections for a beam include roller, pinned, and … Read more

Versatile Applications: Innovative Uses Of Metal Buildings

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: August 29, 2023 | ⏳ Read Time: 5 min | 👁 Post Views: 69

 Metal buildings have become a staple in contemporary construction due to their durability, affordability, and ease of assembly. These structures have evolved from basic storage solutions to versatile constructions, serving various purposes. As the demand for customizable and sustainable spaces grows, metal buildings are stepping up to meet the challenge. While many might first think … Read more

Beam Bridge – Types – Examples – Advantages – Materials

Muhammad Zubair Saleem | 🗓️ Modified: August 12, 2023 | ⏳ Read Time: 6 min | 👁 Post Views: 154

Beam bridges are fundamental structures used to span gaps and support loads, playing a crucial role in transportation infrastructure. Understanding the different aspects of beam bridges, such as beam types, cross-sections, equilibrium conditions, and support conditions, is essential for successful bridge design and construction. In this article, we will explore these key elements to provide … Read more

Understanding the Area Moment of Inertia

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: May 4, 2023 | ⏳ Read Time: 6 min | 👁 Post Views: 89

The field of civil engineering involves the design and construction of infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, and buildings. A crucial concept for engineers to understand is the area moment of inertia (AMI), which plays a vital role in determining the strength and stiffness of structural components. This article will provide a comprehensive understanding of … Read more