Floating Column in Buildings | How it Works | Hanging Columns

Hanging or Floating Column Arrangement

Floating Column or Hanging Columns The floating column is a vertical member which rest on a beam but doesn’t transfer the load directly to the foundation. The floating column acts as a point load on the beam and this beam transfers the load to the columns below it. The column may start off on the … Read more

Smog in Delhi | Sources & Formation | Formation of smog | Health effects

Formation of Smog due to factory emissions

Smog Smog is a type of air pollution event ongoing in New Delhi. New Delhi is one of the worst air polluted city since 1999. Due to the smog the visibility is decreased and that caused much vehicle accidents recently in the city. It also caused cancellation and delay of public transport, trains, flights etc. … Read more

Lateral Torsional Buckling | Factors influencing LTB

lateral torsional buckling

Lateral Torsional Buckling occurs in unrestrained beams. A beam is unrestrained when its compression flange is free to displace laterally and rotate. When I sections are used as beams or beam columns the compression flange is under compressive stress and has a tendency to buckle but it is attached to the tension flange which resists … Read more

Advanced Wastewater Treatment Methods (Complete List)

Oxadation Ditch Waste Water Treatment - BJWSA

WASTEWATER TREATMENT Sewage or wastewater is a dilute mixture of various wastes from residential, commercial and industrial areas. This wastewater is treated to reduce its objectionable properties that can cause unfavorable changes to environment and man. The conventional wastewater treatment methods are used to reduce the amount of suspended or floatable materials and treatment of … Read more

4 Major Interview Styles | Directive Interview | Stress Interview | Behavioral Interview

4 Major Interview Styles Depending on the position, job description and the intended outcome of the interview, the interview styles and flow will be different. In This article four major interview styles are being discussed.   Directive Interview: The interviewer will direct the interview by the questions he/she asks you. You are expected to do … Read more

20 Avoidable Civil Engineering Interview Mistakes

20 Avoidable Civil Engineering Interview Mistakes

Civil Engineering Interview Mistakes With all anxieties and tension, we do make mistakes during Job interviews. But not all mistakes can happen just like that. Some of them are avoidable. The article list 20 Avoidable Civil Engineering Interview Mistakes 20 Avoidable Civil Engineering Interview Mistakes 1. Arriving late. 2. Arriving early. Don’t arrive more than … Read more

50 General & Commonly asked Civil Engineering Interview Questions

50 General & Commonly asked Civil Engineering Interview Questions

General Civil Engineering Interview Questions The job interview is one of the most important components of your job search. A successful interview is instrumental in securing a position. The interview is an opportunity for the employer to evaluate the match between your qualifications and goals and the employer’s needs. It is also your best opportunity … Read more

Advantages of Precast Concrete and Factory Production | Quality | Cost | Time

U Tub Composite Bridge Girder being Transported to site

Precast Concrete and Factory Production The corporate goal behind the use of a production method that is to establish itself in the marketplace must be: to produce a product better or cheaper or faster than the competition. So what is the situation with construction using precast concrete elements? Improved quality Production in an indoor environment … Read more

Be Respectful | I am NOT your Bro! | Call me by my Name

I'm Not your Bro, be professional

I am NOT your Bro! Merriam-Webster’s defines professionalism as a “set of attitudes and behaviors believed to be appropriate to a particular occupation”. With the introduction of social networking, people often forget the importance of being formal and professional when it comes to workplace communication and interaction. Being informal and casual with everyone you come … Read more

Limitations of Concrete or Disadvantages of Concrete | 8 Reasons

Though Concrete is one of the most widely used construction materials, there are lot of disadvantages associated with it. Some of these disadvantages of concrete are modified by adding admixtures or modifying the concrete structure and ingredients. Still there are lot of limitations associated with concrete. Major limitations of concrete are listed below. 1. Concrete … Read more