| Engineering ethics
Interesting article on ethical dilemmas that engineers face during course of their professional work
Code of Hammurabi
Read the laws applicable on builders ...in 1780 BC...in the earliest deciphered code of ethics
Could the Columbia space shuttle disaster have been avoided....by whistleblowing??
Read the inspiring story of a structural engineer who had the courage to point out design deficiencies of his own structure...a landmark structure...!
A series of
articles which will help civil engineers in gaining a better
understanding of Project Financing & related aspects
will always remain a very precious commodity on moon. Then,
we make concrete on moon?...Well! Waterless concrete could be the
Management in Projects
helps you to
a project and
"Agile Project Management Technique" & how can it be applied to
Worli Sea Link Project
wanted to know about this prestigious project!
Promise vs Performance
Mr Shashank M.
Vaidya, eminent Concrete
you through the issues that make Concrete
it is" &
Delhi Metro Accident: July 12' 09
ConcreteBasics examines the
issues that need to be
addressed by DMRC
in light of this serious accident.
Crane & Over
Learn about various
types of Gantry & Over Head Cranes, safety precautions,
inspections, factors to be considered before purchase....well
illustrated by video/animation movies... submitted by Victor.J.Thomas
This articles describes various
types of concrete pumps, introduces you to the range of concrete pumps
available in market & points to be considered before making
Learn about various
types of Jib Cranes....well illustrated by video/animation movies...
submitted by Ajit Gupta
an article giving you excellent overview of concept of Self Concreting
Learn the concept, benefits & limitations of of Fly
Get to know the myths & realities of the term "TMT"
Fundamentals of Prestressing
by Samuel Jones
Hot Weather Concreting
"High Performance Concrete" & "High Strength Concrete" by Steve
Placement of Reinforcing Steel
by George Melory
Roller Compacted Concrete
Coastal defense Techniques
an article giving you concept of Hard & Soft Stabilization
Common Concreting Problems
Understand the problems & their preventive/remedial
Fire Resistance of HSC
High Strength Concrete suffers from poor fire resistance.
the issues involved & how to improve HSC's fire resistance
Love them or Hate them.....but Civil Engineers need to know them
How to round off
is for those who know how to round off!....an
Autobiography of a Cube
Facts about Burj Dubai
| Job Hazard Analysis
How to build with Steel Studs
How to tie rebars
Core wall for skyscraper constn.
Researchers are perfecting a new technique that could speed
construction of skyscrapers while also providing enough strength &
stiffness to withstand earthquakes and forces from high winds...
Large earthquake simulation
Engineers of University of Nevada simulate
large earthquake to investigate the seismic behaviour of
curved bridge with vehicles in place!
"Concrete Houses" by
JA paper by NJIT researcher illustrates how Thomas Edison invented & patented in 1917 an innovative construction system to mass
produce pre-fabricated & seamless concrete houses!
Twin Towers Collapse
Just before the twin towers collapsed
on September 11, 2001 powerful
explosions within the building could be heard. A new theory explains
the possible reasons....
Concrete Health Monitoring
new method for continual Health Monitoring of Structures!
Fiber wrapped Conc. Structures
A new research by MIT
researchers studies how water impacts fiber wrapped concrete
provoking articles by Mr. S.M.Vaidya, an eminent authority on Concrete
Theory & Practice...read
the seventh article in this
the sixth article in this
series..."Concrete--The Critical Chain"
the fifth article in this
vs Practice in Concrete Construction- The Great Divide"
the fourth article in this
about Concrete Curing,
and suggested cures!
...read the third article in
Design, A Science or an Art?"
...read the second article
series on "Concrete
moon, a flight of fancy!"
...read the first article in
series on "Concrete
education in colleges..."
Houses be the buildings of the future? learn about the research
of Bath, UK...Have
a look at its
Integral Bridges: Heat Expansion
bridges are the bridges without expansion joints! This interesting research
mechanism of response of Integral bridges to heat
Analysis & Design
Concrete Analysis and Design
Covers analysis & Design of almost all types of RCC
in step-by-step logical manner. Explains theory of RCC
of code formulae in a lucid manner
Details in Concrete
Ist Comprehensive RCC Detailing Manual...simplifies the work required
prepare the structural drawings & details in RCC, Prestressed,
Precast & Composite Concrete
the Steel Construction
resource for conceptual understanding of design of Steel Structures
Steel Connection Handbook
Structural Steel Connection Design and Details
Akbar R. Tamboli, McGraw-Hill Publications : a
resource for understanding of structural steel connections' design
deatailing (including bolted, welded connections etc)
on reputed civil
engineering bodies & how to obtain their membership
Information on organizations developing standards/codes & on
purchase of international standards/codes
Self Healing Concrete
material that can heal itself when it cracks;
without any human intervention! Research paper to be published in
Issue 5 (May 2009) of Cement