Posts Tagged ‘civil’

Mega structures: Construction of Burj Dubai

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Megastructures: Construction of Burj Al Arab

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Mega Structures: Dubai’s Palm Island

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Concrete Waterproofing with Krystol technology

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The ‘science’ of civil engineering deserves an artistic approach

by Sadek Owainati

[More Images] Engineering is mainly classified as an ‘applied science’ subject, but more often than not, engineers are asked to produce ‘innovative designs’ and propose ‘creative solutions’. This suggests that engineers need to be both scientists and artists. (Read more..)

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Duct Cleaning

By Chris Welsh
For allergy sufferers life can be a never ending quest to discover the causes of those headaches, congested sinuses, itchy eyes and general irritation that plagues them. Medication, weather, commercial products and personal habits are all scrutinized, put under the microscope to determine if they contribute in any way to the allergic reactions. (Read more..)

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Sheet piles offer an economical solution

by Dhairya Narayan Jha

Steel sheet piles are long structural sections with interlocks which form a continuous retaining wall. To retain soil or water in most cases, sheet piles have been used for all kinds of temporary and permanent retaining structures being extensively used for quay walls, cofferdams, tunnels, underground parkings, shoring for foundation pits, sewerage and drainage works, micro tunnelling, to name a few. (Read more..)

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What is Die Casting?

By Chris Welsh
Wrenches, toy cars, parts for watches and blenders, the inner workings of many a mechanical marvel; what do they all have in common? They were die cast, a process of “rubber stamping” products in a uniform manner which typically results in high production or identical or nearly identical products. A die cast car, for example, can be made by the dozens or hundreds at a time, producing high volume yields with few, if any, quality control concerns. (Read more..)

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Prefabricated Buildings

Prefabricated Buildings
By Jenny Bengen

Prefabricated buildings are pre-cut, pre-drilled, and pre-engineered before the actual building is constructed. In the past, prefabricated buildings were reserved for industrial structures, but today’s architects have begun building prefabricated homes in large-scale projects. (Read more..)

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Good form

Contractors were getting away with using inferior quality formwork on construction sites in the UAE, but with health and safety rules coming into play, times are changing, discovers Shikha Mishra. (Read more..)

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