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Showing posts with label Civil Engineering Terminologies. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Civil Engineering Terminologies. Show all posts
What is Waffle Slab?

What is Waffle Slab?

February 18, 2018 No comments:
So I am glad that you have asked me “what a waffle slab system is?” – You have asked this question because waffle slab is not that common...
What is Polymer Concrete?

What is Polymer Concrete?

January 10, 2018 No comments:
If in 2018 you are not familiar with this highly durable and beneficial construction material than you must read each an every word of this...
What is Plum Concrete?

What is Plum Concrete?

December 07, 2017 No comments:
The word plum means large stones which are termed as boulders or coarse aggregates if technically speaking. The plum concrete is actually ...
What is Right of Way (ROW)? Types and Importance

What is Right of Way (ROW)? Types and Importance

November 23, 2017 No comments:
We drive on highways and use public amenities such as streets and sidewalks frequently but we don’t think about them very much and we take ...
What is Frost Wall? Purpose & Types

What is Frost Wall? Purpose & Types

October 21, 2017 No comments:
Building houses and structures in extreme climates is always a challenge, the temperature depending characteristics of building materials ...
What is Efflorescence? Causes, Prevention and Removal Techniques

What is Efflorescence? Causes, Prevention and Removal Techniques

October 19, 2017 2 comments:
The brick masonry industry is plagued with a stubborn and persistent confusing delinquent trouble frequently seen as white powdery scum on...
Demolition Process and Methods for Buildings and Structures

Demolition Process and Methods for Buildings and Structures

October 14, 2017 No comments:
Demolition is the deliberate destruction of structures and materials by means of explosives, mechanical devices, fire, chemical agent, etc...
What is a Surge Chamber in a Hydropower Project?

What is a Surge Chamber in a Hydropower Project?

September 27, 2017 No comments:
In a hydroelectric plant, the flow of water to a turbine must be decreased rapidly whenever there is a sudden drop in load.  This results in...
Special Considerations while aligning Highways on hilly areas

Special Considerations while aligning Highways on hilly areas

August 13, 2017 No comments:
The position or the layout of the center line of the highway on the ground is called the alignment. The horizontal alignment includes the st...