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The Constructor - Civil Engineering Home for Civil Engineers

The Constructor - Civil Engineering Home provides informational resources to Civil Engineers in United States of America, India, United Kingdom, Australia and around the world on various subjects such as construction management, Structural Engineering, Building Construction Tips, How to Guides for Civil Engineers etc.

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The Four Generations of High Rise Building Construction

The level of high rise construction we see today is a result of series of construction process and development carried throughout years. Initially, it was heavy and sturdy structures, which with time have changed to lightweight structures as we see ...

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Proprietary Trench Support Systems Used in Construction

Innovative trench support systems have been developed within the past two decades. New proprietary systems over the traditional methods have been used widely. These systems are more commercially demanded as they save the labor construction cost, site safety and time. Proprietary ...

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Automated Material Management and Handling in Construction Projects

The automated material management is a part of computer integrated construction (CIC). It involves automated material identification system and the automated material handling systems. Automated Material Management The construction materials are identified at the unloading area as soon as these materials arrive ...

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Precast Concrete Walls – Connections and Structural Actions

The precast concrete walls gain higher in-plane stiffness providing higher stability for the precast buildings. They gain larger in-plane stiffness due to the combination of flexural and shear stiffness. Based on the geometry, the precast walls can be either short ...

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Materials Used for Bridge Construction

Materials Used in Bridge Construction Stones, Timber, Concrete and Steel are the traditional materials that are used to carry out bridge construction. During the initial period, timber and stones were used in the construction, as they are directly obtained from nature ...

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