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Design of Prestressed Concrete Part 2 – Quiz and Interview Questions

Band Beam and Slab

In prestressed concrete, a prestress force is applied to a concrete member and this induces an axial compression that counteracts all, or part of, the tensile stresses set up in the member by applied loading.  In the field of bridge…
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Objective type, Interview Topics on Strength of Materials- interview questions for civil engineers

Engineers Reading Civil Engineering Drawings

Objective type and Interview Questions on Strength of Materials – interview questions for civil engineers The impact strength of a material is an index of its Correct Answer: toughness In brittle material, normally, breaking stress is equal to ultimate stress…
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Formation of Soil & Types of Soil

Types of Soils Triangle

Formation of Soil & Types of Soil The process of soil formation is called Pedogenesis. Pedogenesis is a cyclic phenomenon called geological cycle. Geological cycle has four cyclic steps. Erosion->Transportation->Deposition->Upheaval->Erosion Soil mechanics is the branch of civil engineering which deals…
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How to calculate Minimum number of Sleepers, Breathing and Theoretical Length in Long Welded Rails

Continuous or Long Welded Rails

How to calculate Minimum number of Sleepers, Breathing and Theoretical Length in Long Welded Rails Long Welded Rails is welded rail in which central part does not undergo any longitudinal movement due to temperature variation. A length of greater than…
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