Response and Rescue operation in Bhuj Earthquake India

Response and Rescue

Response and Rescue operation in Bhuj Earthquake India Search and rescue operations International Community – Response Response within the country First impressions of shelters Health initiatives Bhuj Earthquake India Read Here Search and rescue operations All sizes and hues, relief equipment, personnel and rescue teams with their equipment. Transportation trucks at times were not available … Read more

Green Buildings for Quality Living | Merits | Criteria

Green Building

Green Buildings for Quality Living Introduction Green buildings are eco-friendly, resource efficient and are very energy efficient and are designed and commissioned to ensure they are healthy for its occupants. They are more comfortable and easier to live with due to low operating and owning costs. Merits Lower operating costs (by 30%- 40%) Improve occupant … Read more

Earthquakes

earthquake

Earthquakes Outline —  What is Earthquake —  Types of Seismic Waves —  Effects of Earthquakes —  Site Selection —  Building Construction Materials —  Building Planning | Earthquake Resistant Buildings —  Earthquake Resistant Techniques —  Summary and Conclusion What is Earthquake? Earthquake is a sudden tremor or movement of the earth’s crust, which originate naturally at … Read more

Fundamentals of Prestressed Concrete Bridge (with solved example)

pretensioning

Fundamentals of Prestressed Concrete Bridge (with solved example) Introduction: 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 engineering, the introduction of prestressed concrete … Read more

Bhuj Earthquake India

Bhuj Earthquake India

Bhuj Earthquake India Earthquake:  Gujarat, India 7.9 on the Richter scale. 8.46 AM January 26th 20,800 dead Earthquake: 8:46am on January 26, 2001 Epicenter: Near Bhuj in Gujarat, India Magnitude: 7.9 on the Richter Scale Geologic Setting Indian Plate Sub ducting beneath Eurasian Plate Continental Drift§ Convergent Boundary Specifics of 2001 Quake Compression Stress between … Read more

What is Geophysics and Geology – Definition & Techniques

Geophysics

What is Geophysics and Geology – Definition & Techniques Geophysics Geophysics is the physics of the Earth and its environment in space; also the study of the Earth using quantitative physical methods. The term geophysics sometimes refers only to the geological applications: Earth’s shape; its gravitational and magnetic fields; its internal structure and composition; its … Read more

Theory Of Boundary Layer

Theory of Boundary Layer

Theory Of Boundary Layer Introduction When a real fluid flows past a solid boundary, a layer of fluid which comes in contact with the boundary surface adheres to it on account of viscosity. Since this layer of the fluid cannot slip away from the boundary surface it attains the same velocity as that of the … Read more