A highway pavement is a structure consisting of superimposed layers of processed materials above the natural soil sub-grade, whose primary function is to distribute the applied vehicle loads to the sub-grade
Category: civil engineering
During placing the steel in RC structure if the required length of a bar is not sufficiently available to make a design length then lapping is done. Lapping means overlapping of two bars side by side to achieve required design length.
Soil and foundation engineering is a trend in civil engineering that studies soil properties and soil behaviors under different loads. Given that existing structures are being built on the soil, it can be said that soil and foundation engineering are directly related to structural engineering.
Basically, trusses are triangular structures used in civil engineering and construction. The types of trusses used in the structure include Pratt trusses, King trusses, cane trusses, umbrella trusses, hawk trusses, rectangular trusses, northern light roof trusses, etc.
A reinforced concrete slab is a crucial structural element and is used to provide flat surfaces(floors and ceilings) in buildings. On the basis of reinforcement provided, beam support, and the ratio of the spans,...
A soft story building is a multi-story building in which one or more floors have windows, wide doors, large unobstructed commercial spaces, or other openings in places where a shear wall would normally be required for stability as...