## What is Shear Wall? its Types

Shear Wall A shear wall is an RCC structural member used in a frame structure to resist the lateral forces develop by winds or seismic forces generated due to the

## What is Modulus of Elasticity of Concrete ?

Modulus of Elasticity of Concrete Concrete is a composite mixture of materials (coarse, fine aggregates, cement with water). It has high compressive strength and low tensile strength. The

## 15 Different Parts of a staircase

Parts of a staircase The stair provides quick and easy access to one floor to another floor of the house. You must know the basic parts of a

## TYPES OF COLUMNS ACCORDING TO LOADS AND ITS LENGTHS

A column is the vertical structural member which can carry compressive forces and it is responsible to transfer the loads from slabs to beam to the foundation. The

## Volume of rectangular prism (Step by Step)

volume of Rectangular Prism We calculate the different volume of a rectangular prism having a different dimension and different shapes.  All calculations are in meters, feet or in

## Building Materials used in Construction

Building Materials For construction work, many different types of building materials were used. There are different materials that may occur naturally, such as Sand, wood, clay, rocks, even

## What is one way slab? its 6 Design Considerations

One Way Slab The slab in which is supported to the two opposite sides RCC beams which are responsible to carry the slab load along one direction. In

## Cutting length of spiral ring ?

The spiral ring is used in the binding of pile inner bar that is used is called master rings which are similar to circular stirrups, but we are

## How to find the volume of retaining wall ?

The main purpose of the volume of retaining wall calculation is to retain the earth pressure, it is mostly used in the hilly areas to avoid the slides

## Top 20 Civil engineering Mcqs and Answers

In this Top 20 civil engineering Mcqs and Answers, we cover all the important and mostly asked MCQs during examinations. This is also very important for fresh civil engineers to

## Building & Construction materials app for civil engineers

Download Now Building materials are any material (steel, brick, artifact, building stones, cement, concrete, covering material, floor material, roof material) which is used for construction purposes. A complete

## Cutting Length of Triangular Stirrups

The cutting length of the triangular stirrup is done by using Simple and easy formula. Let’s solve this example for your better understanding. EXAMPLE: Suppose we are using

## ERRORS IN THE PLACING OF CONCRETE

There are a lot of errors in the placing of concrete which may occur in concrete construction having different reasons. So we are going to discuss separately. 1: