Earthquake & Seismic Engineering Quiz – Interview Questions

Buckling Column Failure

Earthquake & Seismic Engineering Quiz – Interview 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 seeker for Interview & Exam Preparation. This part concentrates on Questions on general interview questions for structural engineers on the topic Earthquake & … Read more

De Oversteek Bridge – A Unique Tied-Arch Bridge

De Oversteek Bridge

De Oversteek Bridge – A Unique Tied-Arch Bridge Heavy traffic in the city of Nijmegen made it necessary to construct an alternative route to cross the river Waal, De Oversteek bridge is a part of a new city by-pass. Bridge was able to satisfy city request of five lane crossing with a two lane-cycle path … Read more

Base Isolation System: Outline on Principles, Types, Advantages & Applications

Base Isolation for a Building

Base Isolation System: An Outline on Principles, Types, Advantages & Applications What is Base isolation? Base isolation is a state-of-the-art method in which the structure (superstructure) is separated from the base (foundation or substructure) by introducing a suspension system between the base and the main structure.   In context of seismic design of structures, base … Read more