We know that soil or any other loose granular material has a safe angle of repose at which the soil or material can withstand without any requirement of confinement or support. But due to practical and property restrictions we in ...

A very common premature pavement failure in most countries is seen as a surface depression in the wheel path. The depression which is formed is called a rut and along the rut uplift occurs due to shearing. Ruts are particularly ...

In pavement engineering we mostly hear the terms highway, motorway and freeway. These terms sometimes causes confusion about what they mean in real and what is the basic difference in them. In this post we will try to find the ...

Traffic speed – traffic speed characteristics – how we can define speed, distance covered by an object in unit time Speed and its role in traffic engineering U = s/t In transportation engineering – speed is defined as the distance(s) ...

Before going to the actual subject or theoretical background of the topic; let me explain why this question is mostly asked? Basically, we as humans have a natural quest for knowledge; we observe different phenomena around us and try to ...

Terminologies are different for different sorts of fields of life like medical, sciences, information technology, engineering like mechanical, electrical and civil engineering. In our everyday life we as a civil engineers need to memorize alot of words and terms which ...

How many times as a civil engineer, you have to test a concrete? Hunh! So many Times! But most of the time you find concrete cubes and cylinders being crushed by Compression Testing Machine (CTM) in the laboratory. Now that ...

A very common confusion between two vital structures is present among students and engineers as well that is What is the difference between culvert and bridge. Culvert and a bridge both span a clear space and looks similar to each ...