Cantilever Beam | Bending Moment and Shear Force

What is Cantilever Beam? A Cantilever Beam is a beam constrained at one end with the other end extending freely outwards. In other words, this beam is supported at one end and the other end is free that is it has no support.

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GATE Syllabus 2020 for Civil Engineering

  GATE Syllabus 2020 for Civil Engineering GATE Syllabus 2020 for Civil Engineering   CE: Civil Engineering Section 1: Engineering Mathematics Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra; Systems of linear equations; Eigen values and Eigen vectors. Calculus: Functions of single variable; Limit, continuity and

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Lintel Beam – Definition, Various Types, Materials used

What is Lintel Beam? Lintel beam is defined as a horizontal member that is placed across an opening to support the portion of the structure above it like doors, windows, etc. Its function is just the same as that of an arch

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Jacketing | RCC Structural Rehabilitation

Jacketing | RCC Structural Rehabilitation Jacketing is the process of strengthening weak RCC columns which have been deteriorated over a period of time due to adverse atmospheric conditions or due to poor maintenance of the structure. Other reason during the construction phase

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What is Surveying? – Definition and Objective

What is Surveying? What is Surveying?: Surveying is defined as the art and science of establishing the respective position of points located on the surface of the earth and to measure the distance and angles between them and then by preparing a

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Civil Engineering Interview Questions and Answers you Should Know

Civil Engineering Interview Questions You Must Know No matter you are fresher or experienced in the field of Civil Engineering, you should have to know these frequently asked Civil Engineering Interview questions if you want to grab a better job opportunity in

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Water Cement Ratio of Concrete | Source of Undesirable Water in Concrete

  What is the Water Cement  Ratio of Concrete? Water Cement Ratio of concrete is defined as the ratio of the weight of water to the weight of cement used in the concrete mix.   Water plays an important role in the

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Types of Steel – Grades and Properties

Before discussing types of steel, first, we have to know about steel. Steel is generally described as an alloy composed of iron and carbon and some other elements.  There is basically four grade of steel which is classified on the basis of

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Green Building – Energy Efficient Buildings

Green Building – Energy Efficient Buildings The construction of buildings accounts for a large percentage of the world’s energy consumption and greenhouse gas emission. A Green building refers to a building constructed with methods and techniques that are environmentally friendly and highly

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Bearing Capacity of Soil – Definition and Formula

Bearing Capacity of Soil Geotechnical engineering defines the bearing capacity of soil as the capacity of soil to resist external load applied to it. In simple terms, it is the capacity of soil to support the load without failure. In other words,

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Hydration of Cement

Hydration of Cement Dry cement does not bind with fine and coarse aggregate. It acquires binder properties only when mixed with water. After mixing water in the dry cement a chemical reaction takes place between cement and water which is referred to

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What is Soil? | Different Types of Soil

  What is SOIL? Soil can be defined as a mixture of weathered rocks, minerals, humus, organic and inorganic matters. The formation of the soil generally takes a long period of time. Soil is formed by the natural process of disintegration and

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