CURVED TRACK AND REALIGNMENT OF CURVES

401. Determination of Radius – (1) The radius of a curve is determined by measuring the versine on a chord of known length, from the equation, (2) Curves can be designated by the radius in metres or by its degree. The angle subtended at the center by a chord of 30.5 metres, is the degree of the … Read more

Bridge Approach System As Per IRC SP:115-2018

The approach system of an integral bridge, comprising of the backfill, the approach fill, the approach slab, the sleeper slab and the foundation soil, are important elements for the long-term performance and serviceability behaviour of integral bridges. Imposed deformations from the bridge deck are transferred to the abutment and the approach slab, which leads to … Read more

What is Thick Walls, Two layer

In case of walls of thickness greater than 170 mm but less than or equal to 220 mm, and also for walls of thickness greater than 220 mm with more than nominal reinforcement, provide two layers of reinforcement in both vertical and horizontal directions, the former being placed on the inside of the latter. Clips … Read more

Ph.D. Admission in Civil Engineering at IIT Delhi (Session 2024-2025)

The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) invites applications for Ph.D. admission in the Civil Engineering Department for the session 2024-2025. We are looking for bright and motivated students to join our research groups and contribute to cutting-edge research in various areas of Civil Engineering. Application Deadline: April 4th, 2024, at 4:00 PM IST … Read more

BIM and Digital Twins: Building a Better Future for Construction

The construction industry is undergoing a transformation, and two key technologies are leading the charge: Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Digital Twins. Both play crucial roles in the various stages of a building’s lifecycle, from design and construction to operation and maintenance. Here’s how they work together to create a more efficient and successful building … Read more

AFIT using proactive education to enhance civil engineer readiness

Air Force Institute of Technology’s Civil Engineer School Engineer Readiness Planning Seminar: What it is: Who it’s for: What it covers: Benefits: Outcomes: Overall: The Engineer Readiness Planning Seminar is a valuable resource that addresses a crucial training gap for civil engineers preparing for deployment. It signifies the Civil Engineer School’s commitment to adapting and … Read more

What is CAA rule in India?

The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), passed in December 2019, is a controversial law in India that amends the Citizenship Act of 1955. The law aims to expedite citizenship for immigrants belonging to minority religious communities – Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Parsis, Buddhists, and Christians – who have come to India from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Bangladesh facing … Read more