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Significance of TQM in Civil Engineering

Quality Control is a term that needs no special introduction as it’s self-explanatory. While it’s essential in every field to check and recheck to ensure quality, the need for quality management is at peaks for certain industries such as medical and civil engineering as any compromise on quality can have devastating effects and result in […]

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How to Think Like Your Client?

With angel investors and banks stretching their arms and inviting budding entrepreneurs for trying their hands at entrepreneurship, every other individual is keen on labeling himself as an entrepreneur irrespective of experience and knowledge on client’s pulse, obviously for the reasons known to everyone. However, how many succeed would not depend on luck as a […]

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Smart City Concept Set to Remodel Civil Infra Industry

The rapid industrialization and technological advancements have paved way to many things out of which the era of SMART CITY will surely be etched in gold letters and would go onto the history for sure. We exactly don’t know how and when this Smart City concept came on to the cards although ECO-U-CITY in South […]

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Top 5 Advantages of Driven Piles

Popularly called as displacement piles, driven piles are used to transfer loads of the structures on to them seamlessly such that they support the bridges and heave infrastructures for decades. In fact, a foundation can be termed as pile when the depth of such a foundation is at least 3 times the breadth of the […]

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Leveraging IT in Civil Engineering

Gone are the days where every single activity in civil engineering—right from planning to execution—was manual. We have seen giant enterprises leverage the sophisticated and robust infrastructure for pile testing, foundation, and construction. Is that all sufficient for a seamless construction? No, it is undoubtedly an answer to anyone who’s come across books such as […]

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Static v Dynamic Load Test-Which is More Beneficial for Your Structure?

When the history of Civil Engineering unfolds its chapters, load testing enjoys a special place. This highly specialized branch came to counter the structural loads. According to Wikipedia, Structural Loads are forces or accelerations applied to a structure that leads to structural damage or even demolition. The first recorded incident that emphasized the architectural load […]

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When Soil Decides the Future of the Foundation

If you are under the impression that right quality materials such as cement, mortar, steel, etc., are enough for a strong foundation, then you may be wrong. No matter how cutting edge your materials are, you can never build a rock steady foundation in case you fail to assess the soil type. Various studies suggested […]

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How to Prevent Rock Failures

Rock failures are quite common, and the incidents of people being killed due to landslides keep hitting the headlines regularly. Is there any perfect plan to prevent rock failure? Can civil engineers have something to offer? Can we completely put a check to the same? Fortunately, a civil engineer can lay out ideal plans to […]

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Multiple Bores-Holes that Help Your Structures

As we dive deep into the depths of civil engineering, bored pile foundations catch our attention as they sit in the soil and support the structure but then how does the soil help these foundation piles? To ensure that these foundations are laid down in the right area where the soil is healthy, a civil […]

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Merits of Miniature Shaft Inspection Device

Out of all the civil engineering technologies, Miniature Shaft Inspection device enjoys a unique position. Founded and first implemented in one of the major projects in Florida in 1986 by the Florida Department of Transportation, this dynamic device helped the structural engineering in finding out the depths of the subsoil that helped in the seamless […]

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Impact of IoT on Civil Engineering

Of all the things that technology has been offering to humankind, the Internet of Things (IoT) as it’s popularly called, is rapidly changing the way businesses work.  The convergence of embedded sensors, real-time analytics, and machine learning paved the way for what we call IoT. Although there’s probably no dictionary meaning about IoT, Wikipedia states […]

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Importance of Site Planning

Have you ever come across the news about any structure that was demolished on the pretext of violating the rules? Did you happen to visit any primary construction site that was tough to find because of its poor road connectivity or location? These incidents often loom large because of minimal or zero prior engineering consultation. […]

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What’s Construction Material Testing & Why is it Crucial?

We often come across the words clinically tested and proven for all the consumer related products. Before we consume anything, it undergoes multiple tiers of testing to ensure the safety of that product such that it wouldn’t cause any damage to our body. However, what about the health of buildings and structures? Don’t you think […]

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Why Deep Foundation Testing is a Lifeline for Your Structure?

Have you ever wondered as to why Roman constructions are so captivating? While the structures built a few decades ago fade and faint, how is it that buildings constructed centuries ago still stand tall and attract the tourists? If these questions engage you, then Deep Foundation Testing concept is something you ought to know.  The […]

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Things to Keep in Mind Before You Think of Deep Excavation

While technology significantly transformed our lives, we tend to forget the civil engineering paved the way for advancement much before the evolution of technology. We even forget to thank the giant role civil engineering played in helping every necessity turn to reality. Right from bridges to pavements to irrigation projects, we owe to the civil […]

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6 Things You Must Know About Design Build

Have you ever heard of something called a design-build when you searched for civil engineers nearby? Wonder what it’s all about and how it’s related to civil engineering? If these are the questions, we have the answers to the same in this article as we discuss the design-build in-depth and why it’s gaining significance over […]

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Significance of Geo-spatial Analytics in Civil Engineering

Over the years, technology took the giant leaps that resulted in unlocking a plethora of opportunities for individuals as well as enterprises. Most of the things that are common today were meant for restrictive use and purely intended for the department use. Be it the Internet or GPS and Geospatial Analytics for that matter. In […]

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6 Qualities to Look for in a Civil Engineering Enterprise

Are you planning to construct a bridge or heavy structure? Confused as to which contractor or civil engineering firm to approach? If these are your questions, then we help you find the right answers. Read on as we unveil the top 6 qualities of an ideal civil infrastructure firm. Experience: Needless to mention that experience […]

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Drones in Construction Management

Enterprises are leveraging drones equipped with high resolution cameras to get high-end images of a site rather than calculating and plotting it. The details coupled with other geographical information can provide an integrated analysis and plan of the site.

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What is Geo-technical Assessment?

A comprehensive report prepared by geo-technical engineers elucidating the above mentioned points coupled with metrictation form part and parcel of geo-technical assessment. During this process, an engineer would examine the site characterization, soil sample testing and laboratory testing.

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Future-ready Infrastructure

The paradigm of infrastructure operations is shifting to ‘new normal’ now. This is the convergence of civil engineering and information technology. And the outcome will be an infrastructure that stays healthy longer.

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