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Sunday, 8 April 2018


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 There are many observers and academics who regard the construction industry as being slow to innovate and inefficient at applying new innovations to the industry. When you think about it, the core principles of construction today, as well as many of the techniques, technology, and much of the knowledge have been used since Roman times. However, behind the scenes, there is now a great deal of technology and innovation in the industry.
When we talk about advanced construction technologies, we are referring to a wide range of modern techniques and practices. These techniques and practices represent the latest innovations in fields as diverse as materials physics, design and planning procedures, and facility management. The use of technology in civil engineering, which encompasses the planning, design, and construction of urban environments and infrastructure projects, has been a game changer in many respects.
The technologies on this list are among the most important advanced construction technologies that are making their way into the field of civil engineering.

Material Physics

Metamaterials are materials which have been custom designed in order to have specific properties as a result of their molecular make up. The versatility of materials that civil engineers have at their disposal is allowing them to design and execute more innovative and adventurous projects than ever before. The most well known of these new materials is graphene, a material which can be made to have a number of different properties under different conditions. This gives it an almost limitless range of uses in the field of construction.

Modular Construction

Modular buildings, sometimes known as ‘prefabricated buildings’ are buildings which are constructed from different components, each of which is produced on an assembly line to ensure that they are all produced exactly the same. This makes this type of building much easier and cheaper to construct.

Smart Technologies

Smart technologies are making their way into every sector of life. Many people now have voice assistants in their homes which can be used to control lights, order items online, and even read the news and play music. Smart technologies also allow civil engineers to plan and design in considerably more detail than before.

Online Degrees

Because of the rise of online degrees, offered by renowned educational institutions such as Ohio University, anyone who wants to can learn about civil engineering from the comfort of their own home. Ohio University’s Masters in Civil Engineering course is cheaper than the campus equivalent. Another advantage of studying with Ohio University Online is that you can study part-time, allowing you to work while you earn your degree.
Civil engineering relies on new technologies and innovations in order to thrive. As with the rest of the construction industry, these are just some of the key technologies that are driving progress.

Friday, 6 April 2018

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A cover block is essentially a spacer that is used to lift the rebar matrix off the ground so that concrete may flow underneath the rebar.
In order to prevent corrosion of the rebar, it needs to be fully embedded in concrete. By code, it usually needs about 2 to 3 inches of coverage on all sides. So the cover block lifts the rebar up by about 2 to 3 inches and becomes a permanent and integral part of the poured concrete, ensuring that no part of the rebar sags and minimizes that required concrete coverage during the pour.
There are different types of covering blocks based on the type of material used:-
1. Wooden cover block.
2. Steel cover block.
3. PVC Block.
4. Cement masonry cover block
5. Aluminum cover block.
6. Stone cover block.
Cover blocks are used for the following reasons:
1. To maintain a specified distance between the rebar and the shuttering.
2. To protect the steel reinforcement bars from environmental effects to prevent their corrosion.
3. To provide thermal insulation, which protects the reinforcement bars from fire.
4. To give reinforcing bars sufficient embedding to enablethem to be stressed without slipping.

Sunday, 1 April 2018

Advances Land Survey Work Shop Program


Successfully Completed One Days (01/04/2018) our institution conducted ISO Certified workshop Program from "AVS Engineering College". Based on "DEVELOPING SKILL IN MODERN SURVEYING INSTRUMENT AND IT'S USES". We thanks to students, faculties and sympathizers.
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