Stress & Strain – An Introduction – Young’s Modulus | Explained with Examples

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: May 8, 2024 | ⏳ Read Time: 5 min | 👁 Post Views: 30

In mechanical properties of various solid materials, two of the most important concepts are that of stress and strain. It is crucial in understanding how an object behaves or reacts when you apply a force on it. Stress and strain help in identifying the strength, deformation, and various other mechanical properties of the object. If … Read more

Different types of Supports in Structural Engineering

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: April 22, 2024 | ⏳ Read Time: 4 min | 👁 Post Views: 40

Hey everyone, I hope you’re having a great day! Today’s video is going to be an informative one about the different types of supports you’ll encounter in structural engineering. We’ll be going into detail about what these supports are and how they function. Let’s dive right in! What are Supports? In my work as a … 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: 675

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

Types of Shallow Foundation – Strip – Mat – Raft – Strap – Isolated – Combined

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: November 22, 2023 | ⏳ Read Time: 4 min | 👁 Post Views: 165

In the realm of building construction, the foundation serves as the critical element that supports the entire structure, transmitting the load of the building to the soil beneath. Foundations are broadly categorized into shallow and deep foundations, each serving distinct purposes based on the soil conditions, structure requirements, and other factors. In this article, we … Read more

AAC Blocks or Red Bricks: Which is Better for Construction?

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: October 9, 2023 | ⏳ Read Time: 4 min | 👁 Post Views: 114

When it comes to choosing the right building materials for construction, one of the most common dilemmas faced by builders and homeowners is whether to use AAC (Autoclaved Aerated Concrete) blocks or traditional red bricks. Both options have their advantages and disadvantages, and the choice ultimately depends on various factors, including the project’s requirements, budget, … Read more