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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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How to Prevent Corrosion of Suspension Bridge Cables?

Corrosion of the cables of suspension bridges is one of the factor causing deterioration of the bridge structure. The causes and prevention of corrosion of suspension bridge cables is discussed. Main cables in suspension bridge structure are used to carry bridge ...

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Construction of Concrete Block Retaining Walls with Steps

How to Build Concrete Block Retaining Walls? Construction of concrete block retaining walls, with step by step process, materials, advantages, applications and its construction inspection are discussed. Retaining wall structure is commonly constructed to retain earth mass or back fill materials. It ...

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Methods to Prevent Water Penetration in Brick Masonry Walls

How to Prevent Water Penetration in Brick Masonry Walls? Water penetration into brick masonry walls leads to several problems such as efflorescence, mortar joint deterioration, interior moisture damages and spalling. Methods to prevent water penetration into masonry walls are discussed. When brick ...

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Methods to Reduce Efflorescence in Newly Constructed Masonry Walls

Several methods and techniques are available to reduce the efflorescence in newly constructed masonry walls. Efflorescence reduction systems should be thoroughly executed otherwise the required result will not be achieved. Satisfactory implementation of these methods requires extensive knowledge and adequate understanding ...

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Types of Canal Construction Machineries and their Selection

Construction of canals requires different types of machineries and equipments, the selection of which depends on many factors. These types of canal machines and their selection is discussed. Canals are substantially significant infrastructures that considerably affect the economy of the county ...

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