Monthly Archives: July 2017

Cathodic Protection | Types of Cathodic Protection | Applications

Cathodic Protection Cathodic protection is an approach which is employed to control the corrosion that occurs on the surface of the metal by making it the cathode of an electro-chemical cell. This procedure is quite simple which involves the connection of the metal to be protected, to a more easily corroded metal which is usually… Read More »

RCC Design Philosophies | Comparison of Working Stress Method and Limit State Method | Example for WSM & LSM

Methods of RCC Design & Design Philosophies: RCC Structural Elements are designed by two methods or two Design Philosophies, Working Stress Method (WSM) Limit State Method (LSM) Working Stress method is the old way of designing, in present era structures are generally designed using Limit State Method. In WSM concrete is considered as elastic whereas… Read More »

Types of Dams | Classification of Reservoirs

Types of Dams A dam is a hydraulic structure or assembly that is constructed across a river to form a reservoir on its upstream side for confining water for various purposes like Hydropower, water supply, flood control, navigation, fishing and recreation, irrigation. Dams are constructed depending on the purpose for which they are used. Different… Read More »