Monthly Archives: May 2013

AutoCAD 2012 Fundamentals for Civil Engineers

AutoCAD 2012 Fundamentals for Civil Engineers [tubepress mode=”playlist” playlistValue=”PLp_rNTtjt8V6u3anFy03C_4G2dl-5Bc-Y”] Course Title: AutoCAD 2012 Essentials for Civil Engineers 1. The AutoCAD Interface (25 Mins) Model space Toolbars Pull downs AutoCAD’s command line Dockable palettes The Status bar Saving your workspace Essential settings 2. Opening, Viewing, and Saving Drawings (20 Mins) Opening an AutoCAD drawing Mouse functions… Read More »

STAAD Pro. v8i Video Tutorials (Step by Step)

STAAD.Pro V8i Fundamentals   Model Generation a) Navigating the STAAD.Pro Graphical User Interfaceb) Creating Structure Geometryc) Editing Structure Geometryd) Viewing Structure Geometry Property Assignmenta) Creating groups to quickly select groups of elementsb) Assigning sections and beta angles to structural membersc) Assigning specifications to nodes and membersd) Assigning supports to nodes Model Loading and Analysis a)… Read More »

Repair of Concrete Complete Text

Repair of Concrete Repair of Concrete Introduction This guide first discusses Reclamation’s methodology for concrete repair. It then addresses the more common causes of damage to Reclamation concrete, including suggestions of the types of repair methods and materials most likely to be successful in repair of concrete damage resulting from those causes. Finally, the guide… Read More »

Portland Cement

Portland Cement What Is Cement???? Material with adhesive and cohesive properties or any material that binds or unites  – essentially like glue Function Of Cement are to bind the sand and coarse aggregate  together to fill voids in between sand and coarse aggregate particle to form a compact mass Types of Cement 2 types of… Read More »

Construction Waste Recycling

Construction Waste Recycling Introduction The promotion of enviornmental management and the mission of sustainable development have exerted the pressure demanding for the adoption of proper methods to protect the enviornment across all industries including construction. Construction by nature is not an eco-friendly activity. Construction,renovation and demolition activities leads to the formation of waste. Need For… Read More »

Distillery Industry Wastewater Treatment

Distillery Industry Wastewater Treatment Introduction Production of ethyl alcohol in distilleries based on cane sugar molasses. The world’s total production of alcohol from cane molasses is more than13 million m3/annum. The 295 distilleries in India produce 2.7 billion litres of alcohol and generating 40 billion litres of wastewater annually. The enormous distillery wastewater has potential… Read More »

Solid Waste Management In India

Solid Waste Management In India India’s Population  =  1027 Million As per 2001 Census Urban Population  =  285 Million Urban Areas  =  5161 (Cities / Towns) MAGNITUDE OF PROBLEM –  Per capita waste generation increasing by   1.3%   per annum –  With urban population increasing between   3 – 3.5% per annum –  Yearly… Read More »

Pollution Control In Dye Industry

Pollution Control In Dye Industry Introduction A  dye  can  generally  be  described  as  a  colored  substance  that  has  an  affinity  to  the substrate to which it is being applied. The dye is generally applied in an aqueous solution, and may require a mordant to improve the fastness of the dye on the fiber Both dyes… Read More »

Effects of Industrial Waste on Streams

Effects of Industrial Waste on Streams Introduction Stream serves people in many ways Drinking, Bathing, Fishing, Irrigation, Navigation, Recreation, Power Generation “Biodegradable” has become a popular word. It is assumed that if something is biodegradable, then disposal is not a problem. The improper disposal of biodegradable substances in streams became a  cause of concern. The… Read More »