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What is soil bearing capacity?

What is soil bearing capacity?

All the civil engineering structures whether buildings, dams, bridges, etc. are built on soils. A base is required to transmit the load of the structures on a large area of soil. T

Advantages of composite construction

Advantages of composite construction

Composite construction basically refers to the use of steel and concrete formed so that the resulting component behaves as a single element. The objective of the composite construc

What is pile foundation?

What is pile foundation?

A concrete pile is basically a long cylinder in reinforced concrete that is buried in the ground to act as a stable support for the structures that will be built on top of a platfo

What is an underground water tank?

What is an underground water tank?

An underground (U/G) tank is a container that can be used for storing a liquid without appreciable loss by leakage through its walls or base. Various underground water tanks are U/

What is meant by RCC structure?

What is meant by RCC structure?

Reinforced Cement Concrete   The acronym RCC stands for Reinforced Cement Concrete. An RCC framed structure is essentially a set of slabs, beams, columns and foundations whi

why is sustainable design important ?

why is sustainable design important ?

Sustainable Design is important for our Mother Earth. One of the important focus of Sustainable Design is to preserve the natural resources and use them with caution so as to prote

What do Civil engineers do ?

What do Civil engineers do ?

Civil Engineering   Civil engineers create, improve and preserve the environment we live. They do the planning, designing and overseeing of construction and maintenance of

What do Structural Engineers do?

What do Structural Engineers do?

Structural engineering   It is a sub division of civil engineering wherever the structural engineers are trained to compute the strength, solidity and rigidity of buildings.

What is Sustainable  design ?

What is Sustainable design ?

Sustainable (structural) design refers to integration of social, environmental and economic considerations into product, process and energy system design. Sustainable engineering e