The Constructor - Civil Engineering Home for Civil Engineers

The Constructor - Civil Engineering Home provides informational resources to Civil Engineers around the globe on various subjects such as construction management, Structural Engineering, Building Construction Tips, How to Guides for Civil Engineers etc.

What are the Purpose of Dewatering Foundation Excavations?

There are various reasons that enforce dewatering of foundation excavation such as to keep excavation bottom dry, prevent ground water or soil leakage, prevent sand boiling, to prevent upheaval failure, prevent basement floatation. In this article, foundation dewatering motivation are ...

Continue reading

Methods of Excavation Used for Deep Foundation Construction

There are number of excavation methods which are used for deep foundation construction such as full open cut method, bracing excavation, anchored excavation, island excavation methods,zoned excavation, top down construction methods etc. These excavation techniques are discussed.

Continue reading

What are the Causes of Failure in Deep Excavations?

There are various factors that may lead to failure in deep excavations. Those factors will be discussed briefly. Causes of Failure in Deep Excavations Causes of failure in deep excavation are divided into two subtopics which include:Causes of failure in open deep ...

Continue reading

Aesthetic Guidelines for Bridge Structures

If bridge structure has aesthetically pleasant appearance, it will contribute the improvement of city and landscape appearances. However, there are cases in which bridge structures deteriorates landscape due to its ugly appearances. That is why this article will shed light on ...

Continue reading