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...

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...
Method of joints truss

This tutorial describes force method to determine internal forces in truss members. What is a Truss? Truss is a structure having bar elements connected by pins. We assume that loads are applied only...

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...
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...
How To Succeed In Engineeirng

Many of you will be thinking of joining college and taking engineering as your major. The decision is sometimes tough to make and can get you in hassle if you don't know...

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...
2nd class bricks classification

Bricks Classification is done in order to distinguish between bricks so that they can be used accordingly. Indian Standard is followed in this article to classify bricks. Special type of bricks...

This article will focus on Basic Types of Estimates used in quantity surveying. What is an Estimate? An Estimate is what determines the probable cost of a project, which can be a building, a...

Multiple Choice Questions Objective type tests are finding favour with various examining organizations and Civil Engineering tests are no different. These tests generally contain multiple choice questions in which four or five possible...

Before analysis and design there is crucial stage known as "investigation of structures stability". It is necessary to determine that the structure we are going to design is stable or not. Stability...

This video (at the end) explains the production of a prestressed concrete unit (Double T) on a prestressing concrete plant. Double T is a versatile prestressing unit which are mostly used in parking...

Civil engineering has come a long way since its evolution. Starting from the simple structures to the skyscrapers today, the world has witnessed immense advancement in the engineering knowledge. It has...

APLICATIONS

Development length and Lap length Many students get confused between Development length and lap length terminologies.  Lap length addresses the length of the bar needed...