Civil Engineering

Civil engineering is the broadest of the engineering fields. It primarily focuses on the infrastructure of the world which include Water-works, Sewers, Dams, Power Plants, Transmission Towers/Lines, Railroads, Highways, Bridges, Tunnels, Irrigation Canals, River Navigation, Shipping Canals, Traffic Control, Mass Transit, Airport Runways, Terminals, Industrial Plant Buildings, Skyscrapers, etc.

Standard Size of a Brick as per BIS

What is the Standard Size of a Brick as per BIS?

Bricks are prepared in different sizes at different places. Custom in the locality is the governing factor in deciding the size and type of brick. Bricks that are not standardized are known as conventional or traditional bricks. If the bricks are large, they are difficult to burn properly and they become so heavy that it …

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Specific Gravity of Cement

Specific Gravity of Cement

What is the Specific Gravity of Cement? The Specific Gravity of Portland Cement ranges from 3.10 to 3.25 Mg/m3, averaging 3.15 Mg/m3. Whereas for Portland Pozzolana Cements and Portland Blast Furnace Cements, the specific gravity value comes to 2.90 Mg/m3 (As per Portland Cement Association (PCA) 1988). Calculate the Specific Gravity as follows: Specific Gravity …

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Perforated parapet wall design ideas

Types of Parapet Wall, Uses & Design Ideas

What is Parapet Wall? A parapet is a defensive wall or elevation that is a façade extension of the wall at the edge of a roof, terrace, balcony, walkway, or other structure that prevents people from falling. Parapet walls can be constructed using various materials such as Reinforced Cement Concrete (RCC), Steel, Aluminum, Glass, Wood, …

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PHED Assam Junior Engineer (JE Civil) Recruitment 2021

PHED Assam Junior Engineer (JE Civil) Recruitment 2021

PHED Assam Junior Engineer (JE Civil) Recruitment 2021 Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), Assam has issued an employment notification for the recruitment of the following post of Junior Engineer (Civil) in Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), Government of Assam under Regulation 3(f) of the Assam Public Service Commission (Limitation of Functions) Regulation, 1951. Interested candidates …

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Underpinning Methods

Underpinning Methods, Procedure and Application

What is underpinning and when it is needed? Underpinning is a method for repairing and strengthening the foundation of an existing building or other structure. While sometimes underpinning is associated with low or failing foundation treatments, it is also used in cases where the structure usage has been changed, floors are being added to upper …

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