Bearing capacity of soil- Significance

Bearing capacity of soil- Significance

The strength and stability of any structure depends on the ability of the underlying soil to safely carry and transfer loads to the ground. This load carrying capacity of the soil is referred to as the bearing capacity of soil. Evaluating the bearing capacity of soil is a crucial step in foundation design to ensure…

Foundation engineering- An overview

Foundation engineering- An overview

What is Foundation Engineering? Foundation engineering is a sub-discipline of civil engineering that focuses on the design , analysis and construction of foundations for buildings and other structures that support structures and transfer their loads to the underlying soil or rock. It combines principles of soil mechanics, rock mechanics, geotechnical engineering, and structural engineering. A…

Scaffolding – That Empower Safe Work at Heights

Scaffolding – That Empower Safe Work at Heights

What is Scaffolding? Scaffolding provides temporary elevated platforms to safely support workers and materials during construction, repairs, and maintenance of structures and equipment. Scaffolds allow access to work areas above ground. Purpose of Scaffolding Here are some of the main purposes and functions of scaffolding in construction and civil engineering projects: Types of Scaffolding Systems…

Total station survey- key role in constructions

Total station survey- key role in constructions

What is Total Station Survey? A total station survey is an important field data collection technique used extensively in many civil engineering projects. Total stations integrate electronic theodolites with advanced EDM (electronic distance measurement) to record precise angle and distance measurements to survey points. This allows efficient and accurate mapping of topographic features, boundaries, construction…

Types of Surveys in Civil Engineering

Surveying is a crucial aspect of civil engineering, providing essential data for planning, designing, and executing projects. From topographic surveys to deformation monitoring, various types of surveys are employed to gather accurate and reliable information. In this blog post, we will explore the different types of surveys used in civil engineering and their applications. List…

Theodolite – Guide for accurate survey

Theodolite – Guide for accurate survey

In the realm of civil engineering and surveying, the theodolite has long been a crucial tool for accurate measurement and mapping. This blog post delves into the intricacies of theodolite surveying, its applications, and the advantages it offers in various civil engineering projects. What is a Theodolite? A theodolite is a precision surveying instrument used…