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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.

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SULPHUR IMPREGNATED CONCRETE

SULPHUR IMPREGNATED CONCRETE Sulphur, sand and coarse aggregate are the ingredients of this concrete. Molten sulphur is added to the preheated aggregates in a mixture. The hot mix is immediately transferred into the moulds to fill them completely. The products manufactured ...

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ENCASED BEAMS

ENCASED BEAMS When a steel beam is encased in cement concrete throughout the entire length, it is called an encased beam. The cased beam is shown in figure below.

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Characteristics of Water – Physical, Chemical and Biological

Water has three characteristics, i.e. physical, chemical and biological characteristics. The raw treated water can be checked and analysed by studying and testing these characteristics as explained below: Physical Characteristics of Water (1) Turbidity of Water The turbidity is measured by a turbidity ...

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EVAPOTRANSPIRATION

Transpiration It is the process by which water (taken up by the plant from the soil through its root system) leaves the body of a living plant through the stomatal openings in its leaves and reaches the atmosphere as water vapour. Important ...

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DESIGN OF AXIALLY LOADED COLUMN

DESIGN OF COMPRESSION MEMBERS A compression member subjected to pure axial load rarely occurs in practice. All columns are subjected to some moment which may be due to accidental eccentricity or due to end restraint imposed by monolithically placed beams or ...

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UNIVERSITY RANKS FOR MS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

UNIVERSITY RANKS FOR MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING The rankings of the universities in Civil Engineering branch are as below: General ranking of the US Universities only on the performance of Civil Engineering Department (Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Water ...

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SHORING AND ITS TYPES

Shoring is the construction of a temporary structure to support temporarily an unsafe structure. These support walls laterally. They can be used under the following circumstances:When walls bulge out When walls crack due to unequal settlement of foundation and repairs ...

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PAINTS AND VARNISHES FOR BUILDINGS

PAINTS A wide variety of raw materials are used in the manufacture of paints but they can be grouped according to their function. Medium, vehicle or binder are terms used to refer to the oils or resins or combinations of the two ...

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