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 Rober H and Jai … Read more

Principles of Structural Design by W.F. Chen & E.M. Lui PDF

The book about Principles of Structural Design is among other series of Handbooks being published by CRC publishers. Structural design is the systematic and precise investigation and examination of the stability, strength and rigidity of structures. The basic objective in structural analysis and design is to produce a structure capable of resisting all applied loads … Read more

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 lives or have … Read more

Parts of a Bridge Structure – Concrete Span Bridge

Bridges in a broad spectrum is one of the major Infrastructure types that depicts the development and expansion of a region. The significance and value of a Bridge is doubt less at all.  These structures have provided the ease and reduced the distances between two cities and countries. I have worked in regions full of … Read more

Strain Hardening Can Reduce The Ductility Of Steel Reinforcement

In a stress-strain curve there are various regions and limits like you might have heard about elastic limit and yielding point etc. However in this post we will not talk about all of these points and will only discuss about a phenomenon named “Strain Hardening”. This topic is very important for civil engineers and structural … Read more