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Post Tensioning, Methods, Advantages

Post-tensioning is a method of reinforcing (strengthening) concrete or other materials with high-strength steel strands or bars, typically referred to as tendons.  Post-tensioning applications include:- office and apartment buildings, parking structures, slabs-on-ground, bridges, sports stadiums, rock and soil anchors, water-tanks.  In many cases, post tensioning allows construction that…
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Raft Foundation

The word foundation is taken as the base of everything, the mind directly shifts towards the importance, safety related words that are associated in a must-to-have manner. Similarly in Civil Engineering and in structures foundation is the supporting base of a structure which…
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Analyzing Uncertainty in Civil Engineering Book

This Book addresses the issue of uncertainty in civil engineering from design to construction. Failures do occur in practice. Attributing them to a residual risk or a faulty execution of the project does not properly cover the range of causes. A closer scrutiny of the design, the engineering model, the data, the soil-structure-interaction and the model assumptions is required. Usually, the…
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Download Roofing & Walling Installation Manual

This manual is a guide to the design and installation of steel roofing and walling. It is intended that it be used by all trades and professions involved with specifying and applying wide range of products.When you design steel cladding into your building you have a wide…
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Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Fiberglass is basically a matrix in which very fine fibers of glass exists. Fiberglass material is usually used for making of boats or for temporary sheds like sometimes on the roof tarus. That is the reason where ever the word fiber glass is touched ones always thinks of it…
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Carbon Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Carbon Fiber Reinforced Concrete sometimes called carboconcrete is a type of concrete that is reinforced with carbon fibers so it’s also known as “Carbon Reinforced Concrete”; It is a highly stressable lightweight composite construction that combines special fine grain ultra high-strength concrete and carbon fibers. It has higher strength than steel with quarter of its weight. As for…
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Online Associate Degree in Civil Engineering

If ever in your life you have dreamed of building bridges, highways, constructing dams, retaining walls than you for sure have to do some research on getting an associate degree in civil engineering. Civil Engineers are professionals that design, develop, construct and…
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Parts of Bridge

Bridge is basically a structure that is carrying a road, a path, railway etc. across a river, road or other obstable. It is a structure spanning and providing passage over a river, chasm, road or the like.  At the end of this post you will be able to understand :-  What is a bridge? What are the different components of a bridge? What are parts of bridge superstructure? What are parts of…
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Dismantling of Yonghemen Flyover Jiangxi Province by 68 excavators

A total of 68 excavators were dispatched on Friday night to remove the Yonghemen Flyover, which was a vital road of downtown Nanchang in southeast China’s Jiangxi Province. Add caption The area affected by the dismantling of the flyover will be cleared by Monday when traffic is expected to resume. The move came as a new subway line, Nanchang Subway Line 2, is set to pass through the…
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Civil Engineering Softwares

The analogous advancements in computing and sciences have made it possible for engineers to solve tedious calculations and steps in seconds, which in result have uplift the standard of the designs and developments. Computer systems and softwares have made it easy for all of us.  Civil Engineering, dealing with the design, execution, supervision, development and construction of infrastructure…
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