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6 Reasons why Mild Steel is most commonly used metal in Civil Engineering for Reinforced Concrete

Why Mild Steel is most commonly used metal in Civil Engineering for Reinforced Concrete? Even though there are lots of metals (like Aluminium, Cast iron ) available for reinforcing concrete, Mild Steel is the most widely used reinforcing material in reinforced concrete. Following are the major reasons behind this. It is highly ductile. The Young’s… Read More »

Charles De Gaulle Airport, Paris Terminal Collapse in 2004

Charles De Gaulle Airport, Paris Terminal Collapse in 2004 Summary design for the building had little or no margin for safety cracking inside the concrete, weakened the complete structure rapid thermal enlargement  Aéroport DE Charles de gaulle is the most important airfield in Paris, France and also the second busiest airport altogether of Europe after… Read More »