## Stabilized Slopes

Stability of slopes from soil mechanics point of view, were discussed under Soil Mechanics > Soil Strength > Slope Stability section.…

## Various Types of Retaining Walls

Sheet Pile Walls: Sheet pile walls are made of panel pieces that can interlock together, which are driven in place from…

## Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls (MSE Walls):

These are similar in logic to anchored walls but here the difference is, instead of a wall that is anchored to…

## Retaining Walls, Stabilized Slopes, Excavations

In the next few posts, we will take a look at: Structures that are made to overcome elevations differences between two…

## Retaining Structures

Retaining structures, most often called as retaining walls, are made to maintain difference of surface elevation between two sides of the…

## Soil Stabilization

Soil stabilization is treating the subgrade material or subbase of a road so that it’s properties are improved. The improved properties…

## Foundation strengthening and repair methods (Underpinning)

Underpinning methods do not treat the soil, but instead treat an existing foundation, either by modifying or repairing the foundation or…

## Stress vs Strain, Elasticity Modulus

After discussing stress and strength, the next important item to…

## Mohr’s Circle

In many cases, when performing structural or geotechnical calculations, it…

## Concept of Stress

Many things in civil engineering are expressed in terms of…

## Strength / Mechanics of Materials

In previous section, we dealt with external forces acting on…

## Determinate and Indeterminate Structures

One more post and we will finish the statics subject…

## Axial Force, Shear Force, Bending Moment Diagrams

So far you have learned very important and fundamental concepts…

## Example for solving reactions in statics

Example for solving reactions: Now let’s do a simple example,…

## Types of supports

Although we described the concept already, lets summarize here the…

## Soil Stabilization

Soil stabilization is treating the subgrade material or subbase of a road so that it’s properties are improved. The improved properties are the ones we talked about in…

## Items to pay attention for pile foundation construction

Below are some general items to pay attention for pile foundation construction, that can be applicable to multiple types of piles: The number of pile rigs and their…

## Earthwork Equipment

Earth moving equipment names can easily be confused with each other, so let’s briefly list and describe them here: Dozers: Dozers are general use, probably the most basic…

## Working with consultants and writing RFIs

A project manager of a general contractor needs to have a working relationship with structural engineer and architect…

## Coordinating mobilization of trades at jobsite and access

As part of construction means and methods and how you will execute your project, mobilization of a trade…

## Final Clean Up

For building construction or any commercial construction such as offices or any other building, you will need to…

• Project Management
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• Planning, Control, Schedules
• Construction Equipment
• Masonry

## Stress vs Strain, Elasticity Modulus

After discussing stress and strength, the next important item to know is the relation of stress versus deformation. Imagine a material which is somehow…

## World’s largest airport is set to open soon

The third airport of Istanbul, the largest city of Turkey with a population of 18 million, is set top open soon, on October 29th, 2018. The moving from…

## Stress vs Strain, Elasticity Modulus

After discussing stress and strength, the next important item to know is the relation of stress versus deformation.…

## Costs savings when ordering materials yourself? Not really

When a general contractor orders the materials himself, and hire an installer separately, with the hope of saving…

## World’s largest airport is set to open soon

The third airport of Istanbul, the largest city of Turkey with a population of 18 million, is set…

## Soil Stabilization

Soil stabilization is treating the subgrade material or subbase of a road so that it’s properties are improved.…

## World’s largest airport is set to open soon

The third airport of Istanbul, the largest city of Turkey with a population of 18 million, is set…

## World’s largest airport is set to open soon

The third airport of Istanbul, the largest city of Turkey with a population of 18 million, is set…