What is Frost Wall? Purpose & Types

Building houses and structures in extreme climates is always a challenge, the temperature depending characteristics of building materials is the sole reason for such a trial. Concrete pouring in hot expands too much and in cold climate contracts too much thereby producing such internal stresses that if not properly taken…continue reading →

12+ Different Common Types of Doors

Well, the word door is a very common and a very widespread word; however, today we will explain and enlighten some of the unique types of doors you might not be familiar with. Before going into that let’s first talk about technical definition of door in civil engineering. “The arrangements made…continue reading →

Advantages of Soil Cement

I had recently written an article about what is soil cement, what are the different ingredients in soil cement, how soil cement is used in highways and pavements and also what are the different types of soil cement. Now one of our fan and follower have given us a question…continue reading →

Story of a Civil Engineer

Civil Engineers are simple, yet innovative, hardworking, human loving problem solvers. They work for day and night to build luxury and felicity to protect you from hardships of nature. They sacrifice their own wishes and their own luxury just to let you feel safe in this unsafe world.Here is a…continue reading →

Highway Materials Types and Characteristics

Highway construction can be characterized by large right-of-way having length of considerable amount. Due to this, Highway materials are needed in large quantum.Depending upon the type of highway pavement, flexible or rigid the highway material required for highway construction is decided.This post contains general information regarding the Types of highway…continue reading →

Applications of Fluid Mechanics in Practical Life Engineering Projects

Fluid mechanics Fluid mechanics is the branch of physics that studies fluids and forces on them. Fluid is defined as any gas or liquid that adapts shape of its container. Fluid mechanics has following branches; fluid statics, the study of the behavior of stationary fluids; fluid kinematics, the study of fluids in motion; and fluid dynamics, the study…continue reading →

India to build world\’s highest railway bridge Chenab Bridge in Jammu Kashmir

You might have travelled above 1000 feet in aero-plane but you must not have travelled at that much height with a Railcar, But Indian engineers are ready to lift such a bulky weighty weighing car of iron to a height 35 meters more than that of Eiffel [email protected] url(http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Oswald:700); \"The…continue reading →

Characteristics of a Good Formwork

Concrete being plastic material in fresh state, has to kept within an enclosure (moulds) till it gain reasonable strength, this temporary structure which has to be built for any concrete member is called “Formwork”.Click me to read more about the Form work defintion and other defintionsCharacteristics of a Good FormworkBasic…continue reading →
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