What is Precast Concrete? Precast concrete, as the name may imply, is a concrete that is cast somewhere other than intend location for use. Precast concrete is created off-site using moulds that are reusable inRead more
Nanotechnology in Civil Engineering
Nanotechnology in Civil Engineering Recently, we started to hear the term “Nanotechnology” more frequently than we used to. Nanotechnology and its applications in construction and civil engineering are getting popular due to the breakthroughs thatRead more
Improving the Ductility of Reinforced Concrete Elements
Ductility is simply a way to measure of the ability of a material (any type of material) to resist deformation when subjected to load. With that said, this is very important in civil engineering inRead more
What is Superstructure and Substructure?
In construction of any type of building or structure, there are two parts that exist in the project; namely, they are the superstructure and substructure. So, let us have some discussion on the meaning ofRead more
What is a Structure?
What is a Structure? We usually hear the term structure in civil engineering but what is the fundamental meaning of the this term? A structure is simply a system of connected parts or elements usedRead more