Civil Engineering

types of foundation

The two main types of foundation are : Shallow foundation (spread foundation) Isolated footing Combined footing Deep foundation Pile foundation Pier foundation Shallow foundation Depth of foundation is less than or equal to its width. Isolated footing In framed structures where several columns are to be constructed, isolated footings can be adopted. The columns involved …

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Geometric Design of Highways

Definition of Geometric Design : geometric design of highways deals with the dimensions and layout of visible features of the highway. Geometric design fulfills the requirements of the driver and the vehicle, such as comfort, efficiency and safety. Goals of geometric design Maximize the comfort, safety and economy of facilities. Provide efficiency in traffic operation. …

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Engineering Risk Management

Engineering Risk management is the identification, assessment and prioritization of risks, followed by a coordinated and economical application of resources to minimize or control the probability of occurrence and the impact of negative events, as well as to maximize the realization of opportunities. What is Project Risk? Uncertain events or Conditions Effect on the Project …

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