Civil Engineering – student reading tutorial

Included Topics


  • foundations
  • Determining depth of a foundation
  • How to improve soil characteristics
  • Factors Affecting Selection of Foundation
  • Caisson Foundation
  • Selection  criteria for foundation for buildings
  • Types of Foundation and their Uses
  • What is  workability  of Concrete?
  • PROPERTIES OF HARDENED CONCRETE
  • FACTORS AFFECTING STRENGTH OF CONCRETE
  • SELECTION OF DURABLE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
  • EFFECTS OF AGGREGATE PROPERTIES ON CONCRETE
  • TYPES OF CHEMICAL ATTACKS ON CONCRETE STRUCTURES
  • STRESS-STRAIN CURVE FOR CONCRETE
  • CONCRETE CREEP
  • Cement classification
  • Types of Cement, their Composition and Uses

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