Performance of Cable Supported Bridges During Earthquakes

Cable supported bridges perform better during earthquakes compared to other types of bridges. There are seismic weak points in cable supported bridges which are likely to become source of damages when the structure experiences an earthquake. It is thought by most bridge ...

Stability Evaluation of Gravity Concrete Structures -Dams and Retaining Walls

Stability evaluation of gravity concrete structures such as dams, retaining walls due to various reasons with methods and procedures of stability evaluation is discussed. Stability Evaluation of Gravity Concrete Structures Stability evaluation of concrete gravity structures such as dams and retaining walls ...

Prestressed Concrete Bridge Shapes for Aesthetic Construction

The entire form of the bridge, superstructure, and substructure shapes connect with each other without exhibiting joints if the design of the bridge is appropriate. While producing the final shapes of the bridge members, it is significant to completely consider how ...

Types of Offshore Concrete Structures – Their Details and Uses

Generally, offshore concrete structures are constructed exposed to an open sea environment. Offshore structures are designed to either stay semi permanently or permanently fixed to seabed by applying proper means such as piles, anchors, or gravity or stay floated and ...

Construction of Offshore Concrete Structures at Different Locations

Generally, offshore concrete structures are constructed in an open sea. There are different types of offshore structures such as bottom founded structures and floating structures. Both structures are built for different purposes such as oil and gas exploration and productions. Since, ...

Tensegrity Structures- Benefits and Applications in Civil Engineering

The applications of tensegrity structures are employed in both civil and architectural engineering mainly in structures such as dome structures, towers, roofs of the stadium, temporary structures as well as tents. Tensegrity also called as tensional integrity or floating compression, involving ...