Bridge Design for the Civil and Structural Professional Engineering Exams by Rober H and Jai B. Kim

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.Bridge Design for the Civil and Structural Professional Engineering Exams by…continue reading →

What is Structural health monitoring (SHM)

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.Currently, most of these infrastructures especially bridges, are either reaching their design…continue reading →

What Is The Difference Between Lap Splice Development And Anchorage Length

Reinforced cement concrete is the widest used construction material in civil engineering whether it is that of dam, highway bridges, buildings or infrastructures. Reinforcement used along with concrete proves to be the best available material in terms of economy, strength and sustainability. Choice of reinforcement within a structural member is…continue reading →

What is Bar Bending Schedule?

Bar Bending Schedule or BBS is actually a detailed tabulated worksheet showing the particulars of reinforcing bars as needed in reinforcement drawings of a structure. The phrase “Bar Bending” is so because at the steel yard where different types of reinforcement are cut and bent this table is used as…continue reading →
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