Monthly Archives: May 2017

Spillway | Types of Spillway | Requirements | Spillway Capacity

Definition of Spillway A Spillway is a channel or passageway through which flood/surplus water escapes or release safely from a reservoir or dam . Theyare provided for all dams as a safety measure against overtopping and the consequent damages and failure. It acts as a safety value for the dam. The spillway must be hydro-dynamically… Read More »

Pre Engineered Buildings (PEB) | Components | Advantages | Design Methodology

Pre Engineered Buildings: Pre Engineered Buildings (PEB) are the buildings which are engineered at a factory and assembled at site. Usually PEBs are steel structures. Built-up sections are fabricated at the factory to exact size, transported to site and assembled at site with bolted connections. This type of Structural Concept is generally used to build… Read More »

Fluid mechanics & Properties of Fluids – Civil Engineering Quiz

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 Interview Questions on general interview questions for civil engineers on Fluid mechanics & Properties of fluids. Fluid mechanics Properties of fluids… Read More »

Structural Mechanics- Civil Engineering Quiz

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 Interview Questions on general interview questions for civil engineers on Structural Mechanics Structural Mechanics – Civil Engineering Quiz If you are… Read More »

Bridge Pier | Types of Bridge Piers | Requirements of a Bridge Pier

What is a Bridge Pier? Any bridge structure is a combination of two components: substructure and super structure. For bridges with bearings, all the components which transfer the loads from bearing to the ground is called substructure. Substructure consists of bridge pier, abutments, wing walls, piles etc. while the superstructure consists of deck, girders or… Read More »

Loads on Building for Modeling | Structure Load Calculation | Analyze Building | Excel Spreadsheet

Calculation of Building Loads The loads on building, may be a residential or any type of structure, are mainly classified into vertical and horizontal loads. The vertical loads are the dead and live load. The horizontal loads are the earthquake and the wind loads. This is the general classification of loads. In this article, some… Read More »