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Human Factors in Civil Engineering Design and Construction

Human factors or ergonomics is understood to be a body of knowledge that deals with the interaction of human beings with systems and devices...

Engineers React to Large Span Cantilever Slab Construction

A structural engineer posted a picture of a large cantilever slab construction on LinkedIn, and so many reactions have followed the picture due to...

Top Civil Engineering Consultancy Firms in Nigeria

The construction industry in Nigeria remains a very promising area for the present and for the future. Infrastructure and housing deficit in Nigeria has...

What is the cause of the failure of this staircase?

Considering structural design and detailing standards, what do you think is the cause of the failure of this staircase? Read also...Comparative analysis of staircase using...

The Everyday Engineer

What comes to your mind when you hear the word engineering? Does it bring to your imagination skyscrapers, bridges, highways, tech devices as well...

Inclusion of women in construction industry

Growing up as a Nigerian from one of the least developed communities, I have identified that our continent Africa and Nigeria in particular has...

Can you identify the cause of failure of this building?

Structural failure is real, and it is the duty of structural engineers to identify all possible modes of failure in a structure, and design...

What is Site Instruction?

A site instruction is a formal written order given by the heads of a project to contractors or sub-contractors on specific projects issues such...

How will you describe this system of forces?

What is the best description that you will give to this system of forces? (a) Coplanar parallel system of concurrent forces (b) Non-coplanar parallel system of...

Is This Ultimate or Serviceability Limit State Failure?

Kindly look at the image carefully, and lend your professional opinion if the failure of the building will be categorized under ultimate or serviceability...

Do Commercial Softwares Make Engineers Better?

In the 1950s, a method of analysis involving discretization of a continuous domain into a set of discrete sub-domains called elements started in the...

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Design of Gabion Walls

Gabion walls are made up of row upon row of orthogonal cages or baskets (gabions) which are filled with rock fragments/cobbles and tied together....

ASDIP Announces the Release of STEEL-5 Software

ASDIP Structural Engineering Software company has announced the release of STEEL-5, the latest version of ASDIP STEEL software module. The Florida, USA, based structural...

Design of Reinforced Concrete Slabs

Reinforced concrete slabs are plate elements used to form the floors of buildings. In a typical reinforced concrete building, reinforcement bars arranged as mats...

Guidelines for Tying of Reinforcement

In the construction of reinforced concrete structures, reinforcement bars must be tied together in order to hold them in place and to also facilitate...
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