Unanswered | Answered

Civil Engineering

~7100 answered questions
Parent Category: Engineering
Civil Engineering is a profession of designing and executing structural works that serve the general public, like houses, buildings, roads, etc. A Civil Engineer is an engineer trained in the design and construction of public works, such as bridges or dams, and other large facilities.

Subcategories

Answer It's possible that you need to adjust the amount of air pressure in the pressure tank.check the tank with a tire pressure gauge.The pressure should be set to the installation specifications. Answer If you have to reset the breaker the new well pump probably draws more current than the …
Popularity: 48
Except for Lower Manhattan, they are arranged on a grid system. Each block is a little square (actually, a little rectangle).
Popularity: 30
There is a large number of bridges, worldwide, that have this name, mostly with some sort of legend about the name. Some were said to have been built by the Devil, some were said to have been built with help from the Devil, and some were given the name because the Devil opposed the construction, or …
Popularity: 70
As of December 2009, according to the US Department of Labor Statistics,A Civil Engineers in the US earn between $48,140 and $115,630 per annum (bottom and top 10% of earnings respectively). The mean salary for a Civil Engineer is $74,600 per annum. The average starting salary for a graduate with a…
Popularity: 146
it is more than likely that your absorption trences are not working so the effluent is not draining from the outlet of your septic tank some trenches only last 2 to 3 years if the soil is clay. or it may be the drain has been laid to flat from the toilets to the septic tank. flush the toilets and lo…
Popularity: 20
Answer It is hard to answer a question about significance... what is the significance to me? to literature? to history? to the world? In general, I think that the play is significant in two ways: historically, because it reflects some real problems that people were facing at the time. There are …
Popularity: 12
Surveying? land surveying is the measurment of land. land surveyors measure and mark property lines and create legal descriptions of property to establish deeds of land for official records. or it is art of determining the relative positions of distinctive points on,above or beneath the surface o…
Popularity: 68
Note: The word "Subway" can mean two things. A short pathway under a road is one. Underground transportation on rails is the other. The invention of a pathway under a road is probably many many thousand years old. I believe we have had subways for as long as mankind have been building roads. In b…
Popularity: 48
Natural Bridge According to Columbia Encyclopedia, Natural Bridge is a "small village, Rockbridge co., W Va., in the Shenandoah valley; founded 1774. Nearby is the famous Natural Bridge over the gorge of Cedar Creek. It is a limestone arch 215 ft (66 m) high with a span of 90 ft (27 m) and was on…
Popularity: 34
The average annual salary for a civil engineer in the U.S.A. is $88,000.
Popularity: 3
Well, I own one, and there should be a six number serial code by the top of the seat hole. Also there should be a Iver Johnson badge on the front fork. Also I believe there should be "Iver Johnson" written on the downward bar to the pedals. That's all I know really.
Popularity: 4
Taking a guess here because I haven't had the bad fortune to visit the worst state but I'm going to say yes.
Popularity: 39
My wife is a nurse and she makes about SEK 270 000 (Swedish Crowns)
Popularity: 46
Don't know, but there are now wood blocks on Wall Street. We manufactured them.Norm Kaswell, Kaswell Flooring Systems, Framingham, MA
Popularity: 16
The job opportunities for a civil engineer is very bright. Since only few graduates come out of universities every year having Bachelor's degree in civil engineering the demand for civil engineers are very high, particularly in middle east and Asian countries. A civil engineering graduate can choose…
Popularity: 9
Answer Tensile Force - The force of pulling something apart. An example would be doing a tensile test on piece of steel to check the tensile strength. They put the piece of steel at a specified size in a machine that uses tensile force and pull apart the test sample. They measure the amount of f…
Popularity: 23
Answer Depends on where he is going to be working. A general knowledge of Microsoft products is always useful. There may be a CAD/CAM system that is used by the firm he is working for. Skill at using email is also important. 1)MS Projects, Primavera-for planning & Scheduling. 2)STAAD-PRO, NIS…
Popularity: 15
A simply supported beam is just that - the most simple arrangement of the structure. The beam is supported at each end, and the load is distributed in some way along its length. There is more to the application of this than might first appear, but it's the starting point for analysis. What is the l…
Popularity: 14
The earliest water taps were invented by the ancient Egyptians and Greeks.
Popularity: 4
The first motorway opened in Britain was the M6 (M=Motorway). It was known as the Preston Bypass. It was opened in 1958.When it was planned, the Preston Bypass was seen as the first piece of a large network. It was deemed a success and led to the construction of a second motorway, the M1, opened in …
Popularity: 16
TOR Definition historic The correct technical term for TOR steel (which to my knowledge is a trade mark) is Cold Twisted Deformed (CTD) Steel Reinforcement Bar. These are steel bars with surface deformations formed by twisting the steel after elongation. The elongattion process imparts higher yield …
Popularity: 38
graduates earn about = 50,000with5-10 years exp. = 75,00010-20 years exp. = 100,000 +
Popularity: 1
The question is not too vague. "1 to 11.45" is a ratio, which needs no units. Here's how you get the conversion factor: (.125"/12") = (1/11.45) * x [dividend & divisor have to agree in units, hence 12" instead of 1'] x = (0.01041666667) / (0.08733624454) x = 0.11927083337 or 11.927083337…
Popularity: 11
$500 per generator after that it's virtually free
Popularity: 22
The largest building by volume is the Boeing assembly plant in Everett Washington at 472 million cubic feet to my knowledge.
Popularity: 15
It deals with the tension and compression of the concrete. Concrete is a really great material when in comes to compression. It has a high strength in compression but little in the way of tension. You can test this for your self. Get a small unreinforced piece of concrete and pull it apart it ( put …
Popularity: 18
The Statue of Liberty is made of copper supported by an iron skeleton. "179,200 pounds (81,300 kilograms) of copper was used in Statue. 250,000 pounds (113,400 kilograms) of iron. Total weight of the Statue is 450,000 pounds (225 tons). The thickness of Copper sheeting is 3/32 inch (2.37mm), about t…
Popularity: 9
"Inner-Bridge" refers to the following: For the Interstate Highway System, inner-bridge legal weight limits are established. There is a weight limit for the truck tractor portion of the truck tractor/semi-trailer combination and a weight limit for the latter part of the combination. The extreme axle…
Popularity: 2
There is no definite answer for this question. It depends on your level of interest and ability to absorb working security practices (and apply them effectively to secure any system). You can go about trying to get certified in this field; Look into: CCSP - Cisco Certified Security Professional C…
Popularity: 2
Failing to Meet a Deadline The answer to this question is going to vary from person to person. There are some general guidelines to follow when answering it. First, if you haven't missed a deadline, state that. You could also state that you always attempt to get your work done before the deadline a…
Popularity: 5
Triangles are used extensively because they are fundamentally rigid, because three line segments can define one and only one triangle. Compare a trianlge to, say, a square, which could flex at its vertices to form a rhombus. If you take a square, however, and insert one diagonal, you basically have …
Popularity: 22
The "Richmond Bridge" London, England. The design is a stone arch bridge constructed of Portland stone, construction started 1774 and completed 1777. The "Richmond Bridge" Richmond, Tasmania. The original name was "Bigge's Bridge and was constructed of sandstone, construction started in 1823 and co…
Popularity: 4
They will create a model which is similar to that of the dimensions of the prototype. And also the model which is created should hsve same material properties of that of the prototype. And the model can be tested in the laboratory.
Popularity: 6
The operation depends upon the complication & functions of various instruments ..i have been using leica whic iz best & very easy ..only try to use at first thn u can tak up easily ..?? All these depends on your basic knowledge on TOTAL STATION
Popularity: 6
1 cement:3 sand:6 stonewhat is the size of stone in 1:3:6?
Popularity: 3
the strength holds is up and makes the bridge work. The truss push against each other therefore keeping it in place.
Popularity: 13
A cantilever bridge could be said to be a variation on the basic beam bridge. The roadway of the bridge is held in place by cantilevers, which are long structures, or arms, projecting out into the water, but which are anchored on only one end. A diving board is a good example of a cantilever: althou…
Popularity: 25
1 psi = 6.895 kPa http://www.sensorsone.co.uk/pressure-units-conversion.html (Source)
Popularity: 19
glass,stone,chamfered corner,radio mast, steel mullion,flush window
Popularity: 11
Ponte Fabricio in Rome, build about 62 BC, still existing in its original state. Less impressive than the Ponte Fabricio, the Mycenaean Arkadiko Bridge in Greece is over 3000 years old.
Popularity: 21
made in site...
Popularity: 2
Yes. Any of the engineering majors are challenging as they require extensive math, physics, and other science related classes. It takes a lot of dedication and hard work to become an engineer. That is why they are paid better than other 4 year degrees. It also depends on your hardwork, motivation an…
Popularity: 16
Famous BridgesThe Golden Gate Bridge (California, U.S) Humber Bridge (Humberside ,U.K) Akashi-Kaikyo (Connecting Kobe and Awaji, Japan) Storbaelt (Between Funen and Zealand, Denmark) Le Ponte De Normandie (Le Havre,France) Tsing Ma Bridge (Hong Kong, China)There are many famous bridges in the world.…
Popularity: 20
- Average wet concrete is about 150-160 per cu. ft.
Popularity: 11
Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) [or other cementitious materials] has a property of hydraulic setting, binding and hardening when mixed with water. Some materials undergo hydraulic setting when combined with water in presence of cements, but not by itself. These are called Pozzolanic materials. In …
Popularity: 28
Anthropometrics literally means man (anthro) measurements (metric). It is the measurement of the size and proportions of the human body, as well as parameters such as reach and visual range capabilities. Anthropometrics enables us to properly size items, including system interfaces, to the "fit" the…
Popularity: 35
I hate to be the bearer of bad news; however, it would be advisable to ask an engineer or the building official. The codes are or should be IBC for commercial or IRC for residential. Both have conventional standards that may be used. It is possible that the local or state building codes may have ame…
Popularity: 1
It's made of steel and concrete
Popularity: 2
they will plan,design the structure of buildings,roads,airports,bridges and dams for construction purpose.
Popularity: 33
The average salary of a robotics engineer is $52,857 per year. Some robotics engineers can earn up to $75,865 per year.
Popularity: 0
i don't know help me please so i can get a good grade maybe you should look in the TEXTBOOK! that's what I did. it should be on page 341 of your text book. read the defention. its really simple, genetic engineering is messing with the DNA to improve it. so the benefits of engineering plants genetica…
Popularity: 0
There is no road construction.The road construction you are referring to ended early 2011. This project of expanding and reinforcing the road took more than 3 years to complete.
Popularity: 5
The tallest man-made structure is Burj Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates at 2,684 ft / 818 m More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burj_Dubai
Popularity: 1
The Ganges River India has one main fresh water supply that runs through parts of India and this river is called the "Ganges River". The saddest part about this wonderful and magnificent river that supplies most of India's fresh water is that it has been polluted. There are many sources of pollutio…
Popularity: 50
I really wonder how concrete pumps work, liquid (fluid) concrete has a big viscosity, how the pump overcome this big viscosity. I witnessed many times every couple seconds maybe 4-5 seconds the machine emits a loud thump. I think that sound come from pnomatic part of the machine. If anyone know …
Popularity: 25
Every metal thing you use in your daily life is made from an alloy. Alloying metals can make a metal that exactly meets your needs - if you need a metal that melts at 100 degrees C, or one that's harder than granite, alloying will let you fill your requirements. Making an alloy is a three-step proce…
Popularity: 45
PAN AMERICA HIGHWAYS which is 24000 km
Popularity: 3
The Battle between Harold Godwinson and Harald Hadrada who joined up with Tostig, Harold own brother.
Popularity: 0
Answer Concrete, Limestone with Portland 23.71 KN
Popularity: 45
Cement is a building material made by grinding calcined limestone and traces of clay and gypsum. Its key use is as an ingredient for concrete or mortar. Cement is a heterogeneous mixture. Cement is used as a binding material for sand/aggregate. Cement is hardened by adding an appropriate quantity …
Popularity: 9
Answer traffic gets held up longer Lifting bridges are slow and limited in size. They typically work for short spans of one or two lanes. Larger sizes require too much superstructure and much larger counterweights. Today's vehicles are larger and heavier, requiring a stronger bridge to begin…
Popularity: 23
A typical material is cast iron plates or blocks made for this purpose.
Popularity: 5
they use concrete, soil and strong glue
Popularity: 4
Answer = 2.322 tonnes or 2322 kg or 5120 lbs
Popularity: 28
It depends of what type of bridge you want to make. A big one or a small one. I tell you how to make the small one. The best, I think, you should use triangles for you bridge, no matter the material is wood or metal.
Popularity: 0
A DV bridge is a type of converter box for video. It is a box-shaped electrical component that is used for converting analog video to Digital Video.
Popularity: 1
It's fancy wording for one of two things. (1) You ran a stop sign. (2) You ran a red light. Either one is a traffic violation, and gets you a ticket. Any device that can legally be used to control traffic such as a sign or a flashing light is also a traffic control device.
Popularity: 16
There are two general types of land surveying: plane and geodetic. Plane surveying considers the earth to be a flat surface--a plane, which works well for jobs spanning a short distance (a few miles), because calculations are relatively simple. Surveys of this nature account for much of survey work…
Popularity: 3
Any engineering object/task/product can be best demonstrated by drawing. Being general, not only engineering products, drawing helps understanding everything in science. However, drawing is used a lot in engineering specially, mechanical, cibvil, manufacturing, design etc branches. An engineer must …
Popularity: 3
Sometimes i ask myself, "why m i so smart ?" :)Lol, just kidding Civil engineers had average yearly wages of $78,560 in May 2008.According to a 2009 survey, people with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering started at $52,048 a year on average.Your soo Welcome !!
Popularity: 3
Such a wall may, or may not, be a shear wall. The fact that a wall is of block, in and of itself, does not make a wall either a shear wall or a load-bearing one. Wood frame or metal studded walls can be either load-bearing or shear walls or both based on how they are put up. The key to determining w…
Popularity: 3
John Bradfield did design it UserBbc101234 age 14
Popularity: 1
It was built to connect the central business district of Sydney with the populated areas on the North Shore of Sydney and create a direct route across the harbor. Ferries also cross the waters of Port Jackson.To speed up travel from one side of the Harbour to the other. It would have been horrible h…
Popularity: 26
Structural engineering is a field of engineering dealing with the analysis and design of structures that support or resist loads.
Popularity: 1
Answer i'm starting out at 45,000 in richmond, va. Don't know about experienced ones though. original answer ID2420868128 --------- Depends on what area of civil engineering you go into as well as what level, whether senior management etc. In Australia a graduate Civil Engineer would be lookin…
Popularity: 23
Resistance against pulling or squeezing of the material in their show.
Popularity: 4
They were "engaged in the direct production of commodities." See Sean Wilentz, Chants Democratic p. 27, n. 13.
Popularity: 1
In terms of volume and length it is the Great Wall of China (just over 5000 Km). In area, it is the low lying area of the Netherlands that have been reclaimed from the Sea (which means that the usable land is technically "man made"). By height, it is currently the Burj Dubai. In extension (length) …
Popularity: 31
Answer applications of modulas of elasticity As the term implies, "Modulus of Elasticity" basically relates to the elasticity or "flexibility" of a material. The value of modulus of elasticity are very much significant relating to deflection of certain materials used in the construction indust…
Popularity: 28
Pipe Gradients = Above ground and below ground horizontal drainage pipes should be laid to an adequate gradient. = Gradients from 1 in 40 to 1 in 110 will normally give adequate flow velocities. A gradient of 1 in 80 is suitable for commencing calculations for pipe schemes. If …
Popularity: 28
try this website it might help - http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/beams-support-forces-d_1311.html first off the calculations are based on beam size (example w14x26 [14=14" x26=lbs. ) which is around 5 3/16" wide x 13 7/8" high the flange thickness is around 3/8" thick and the web would be 1/4" wi…
Popularity: 20
i dont no ask ballal try to google it
Popularity: 6
pls can u tell the student the date for post-ume examination your information is needed.i belive you school board are in the best position to inform all prospective candiditate on the exact day the post-ume isb going to take place and when your form we be out, and also tell the appointed bank for th…
Popularity: 7
The name of the first person to build a bridge is not recorded by history.
Popularity: 1
It is all about context. Let's talk about a clothesline. The load on the clothesline is the weight of all the clothes hanging from the clothesline. That load is one of the forces on the line. Each end of the clothesline is attached to something; the clothesline pulls on that thing, and that …
Popularity: 21
http://www.google.com/products?hl=en&q=concrete%20mixIn Pakistan 80 lb bag is not available. however it will cost about US$ 3.5 for 80 lb of cement.
Popularity: 62
The routine maintenance is the minor and consistent repairs that is engaged in the school premises. Examples could include painting, replacement of fixtures, Louvre blades, furniture repairs, and patching cracks in the school buildings.The major maintenance could also be a total rehabilitation of th…
Popularity: 33
Civil Engineering is simply one of the discipline of engineering which deals with study of construction, design and maintenance of civil structures. For designing, planning to end of construction to maintenance its all about civil engineering. For more precise and clear definition you can visit http…
Popularity: 7
The busiest bridge in the world is FSM (Fatih Sultan Mehmet) Bridge in Istanbul,Turkey with a daily traffic of 350,000 vehicles. It connects Europe to Asia. The first ever intercontinental bridge,"The Bosphorous Bridge" is about 5 Km away and parallel to FSM. In 2011, 250,000 vehicles passed over …
Popularity: 4
it is a spirit level
Popularity: 4
150 lb/cf
Popularity: 4
Answer There isn't a way to answer this question because of the variation possible in the different beam shapes. Web and wall thickness can vary greatly, even if we throw out an arbitrary "standard" like making all the beams equal in cross-sectional area. No way this is gonna be testable in any l…
Popularity: 9
a civil engineer is an engineer that builds stuff like buildings, damaged or old raods, dams, and stuff like that. They work at least 40 hours a week!
Popularity: 4
Answer to ensure the safety of individuals in a residential or public building and to make sure it doesnt collapse.
Popularity: 26
First, attend and graduate from an ABET-accredited 4-year Civil Engineering program.Then, pass your Fundamentals of Engineering exam (can be taken your last year of college). This is typically 8 hours, and you receive an E.I.T. license certificate for passing.After you pass the F.E. exam, you need t…
Popularity: 1
Civil engineers in South Africa make from R176,552 to R590,304. This is equal to $16,080 to $53,750 in US dollars. The income for this job is strongly based on experience.
Popularity: 0