Monthly Archives: July 2015

Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures – Quiz and Interview Questions

In the design and analysis of reinforced concrete members, “The mechanics of members consisting of two materials.” To compound this problem, one of the materials (concrete) behaves differently in tension than in compression, and may be considered to be either elastic or inelastic, if it is not neglected entirely. [mlw_quizmaster_leaderboard mlw_quiz=12]     Although we… Read More »

How is Working Stress Method (ASD) different from Limit state method (LRFD or LFD)? Assumptions, Advantages and comparisons

How is Working Stress Method (ASD) different from Limit state method (LRFD or LFD)? Assumptions, Advantages and Comparisons Limit state method (LRFD or LFD) “A limit state is a condition beyond which a structural system or a structural component ceases to fulfill the function for which it is designed” Various limit states are Strength limit… Read More »

What are the advantages of Prestressed Concrete over Conventional Reinforced Concrete?

What are the advantages of Prestressed Concrete over Conventional Reinforced Concrete. The prestressing of concrete has several advantages as compared to traditional reinforced concrete without prestressing. A fully prestressed concrete member is usually subjected to compression during service life. This rectifies several deficiencies of concrete. Serviceability and Strength Reduces occurrence of cracks . Freezing &… Read More »

Properties Of Metals Part 3 – Quiz and Interview Questions

Properties Of Metals Part 3 – Quiz and Interview Questions This part concentrates on Questions on general interview questions for structural engineers on the topic Properties Of Metals Part 3 Questions. CivilDigital brings you series of frequently asked and discussed multiple choice and interview questions for the benefit of every civil engineering student or job… Read More »