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 their function. Any structure can be classified on...

shear force and bending moment diagrams are graphical interpretation of shear and moment across the member. In this tutorial by Dr.Structure, We will learn how to draw these diagrams. Using these diagrams...
Analysis of statically determinate beams

This video by Dr. Structure explains the procedure to analyse statically determinate beams. The concept though very basic is essential to understand. What is a statically determinate beam? Beam is statically determinate if...
bendable concrete

Bendable Concrete? What? How is it even possible? We all know that concrete is a brittle material poor in tension so how can it bend? ConFlexPave answers the questions! Nanyang Technological University...

Stability Of Trusses A stable truss is the one in which when loads are applied, truss maintains its position and configuration and when loads are removed it comes back to original position. Unstable...

Influence Lines for statically determinate beams This video (given below) by Dr. Structure explains the influence line of moments considering the case of statically determinate beams. Influence lines are great tool to determine...

DETERMINE THE INITIAL AND FINAL SETTING TIME OF CEMENT   EQPT/MATERIAL Vicat Apparatus with Initial Set Needle Final Set Attachment Stop Watch Portland Cement Water  PROCEDURE Neat cement paste shall be formed by mixing...
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Resonance Vibration Test Of SDOF System Resonance occurs when external frequency of the system (in this case of the shaking table) matches with the natural frequency of the system (which depends on...
compressive strength of cement mortars

TO DETERMINE THE COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF CEMENT USING MORTAR CUBES   EQPT/MATERIAL Weighing balance Glass cylinder Trowel/spatula Cube mould (2” x 2” x 2”) Cement, sand passing US sieve # 20 and retained...

What Is Segregation? Segregation refers to separation of different concrete phases. It happens when concrete mix is not cohesive enough. Slump Test in Conventional concrete and Flow test in Self Compacting Concrete can...

Foam Concrete Foam concrete also known as light weight concrete, low density concrete is special type of concrete having low density varies from 400 kg/m3 to 1000 kg/m3. The density is usually...

Cracking in concrete Concrete is the world's most popular building material, durability of concrete structures however always remained a concern. Irrespective of how carefully it's mixed or reinforced, cracking is inevitable in all...

Myths and misconceptions are rampant within the concrete building industry. After some time, a few of these myths tackle a lifetime of their very own and everybody begins to take them without...

Raft foundation In case of soils having low bearing capacity, heavy structural loads are often supported by offering raft foundations. Additionally if the structure is susceptible to subsidence on  being situated in...

Every substance in concrete having average particle size less than 125 microns in known as "powder". If we examine finely grounded powder when it comes in contact with water, we will see...

Forces acting on frame tend to induce three types of internal forces i-e bending moment, axial force and shear force. which means that frame member can be seen as combination of...

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Technology is improving day by day in every field and Civil Engineering is no exception. Several companies including Concrete Canvas has come up with...