If you have ever worked on a mega Construction project you would have already know what is rebar splice coupler? What is mechanical splicing of rebars? What different types are of rebar splicing system? What are “type-1” or “type -2” mechanical ...

A strap footing also known as cantilever footing, is a special case of combined foundation in which two separate footings are tied together by a beam called tie beam or strap beam. Mostly in cities, the houses are adjacent to ...

The wood timber that is suitable for construction is obtained from trees that will measure 0.6m in girth or more. There are different types of woods available for various purposes. The woods that is available for construction is called as ...

As a civil engineer and construction expert, you’d be familiar with a lot of common beam types and kinds but did you know there are a lot of uncommon types of beams you don’t know. Or in other words there ...

What would you do if you enter in a building and saw some cracks in a beautiful pattern like that of an ECG of human heart? Obviously you will start running out of that building. But what if the designer ...

This Book on Bridge Design is intended to serve both as a study reference for practicing engineers and engineering faculty preparing for the civil and structural professional engineering examinations, and as classroom text for civil engineering seniors and graduate students. ...

The book about Principles of Structural Design is among other series of Handbooks being published by CRC publishers. Structural design is the systematic and precise investigation and examination of the stability, strength and rigidity of structures. The basic objective in ...

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 ...

Structural health monitoring (SHM) Civil infrastructures such as bridges, viaducts, buildings, dams etc. are valuable national assets that must be maintained to ensure public safety. In a modern society, these structures facilitate our transportation networks, industrial activities, and everyday life. ...

Bridges in a broad spectrum is one of the major Infrastructure types that depicts the development and expansion of a region. The significance and value of a Bridge is doubt less at all.  These structures have provided the ease and ...