Brief Overview The tensile strength of concrete is secondary mechanical property after compressive strength. Split tensile strength test is a procedure to find the tensile strength value of concrete. As we all know...

Impressive Time Lapse video is released by a Chinese company showing how a 57 story skyscraper is built in just 19 days using prefabricated lego blocks technology. "The skyscraper, based in Changsha,...

Earthquake resistant structures are used widely to negate the disastrous effects in earthquake prone regions. Two days back there was a massive earthquake of 7.8 scale near Christchurch New Zealand. Aftermath of...

Concrete is the most common construction material out there. Modern structures are in fact perfect examples of how concrete technology has evolved from the times of ancient Romans when it was first...
self sealing concrete

Superabsorbent polymers are swell-able substances, which may soak up many times their very own weight of liquids by forming a gel. These substances are extensively utilized in industrial merchandise such as baby...
japan roller coaster bridge

Japan is known for its innovative and efficient structures. Eshima Ohashi Bridge looks to be a roller coaster ride and can give drivers a nightmare. Reports claim that this bridge is the...

The following "ten principles for engineers" are taken from Abeles (reference at the end) and are applicable to any endeavor that the engineer is called upon to undertake. You cannot have everything....

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Major Parts Of Bridges This article will touch upon the 5 major parts/components of bridges. Civil engineer should have clear understanding of these components and...