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PERT, CPM and Gantt Charts : Every thing you need to know as a civil engineer

PERT, CPM and Gantt Charts PERT – Program Evaluation and Review Technique Developed by Lockheed Corporation in participation with the US Navy Polaris Missile/Submarine Project in 1958 CPM – Critical Path Method developed by DuPont c.1958 WBS – Work Breakdown Structure A complete depiction of the entire task necessary to achieve successful project completion. Project […]

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Concrete blocks layout adds personality to Singapore residential complex

The varying heights of 31 concrete blocks making up The Interlace, a residential complex in Singapore, aims to lend a sense of community and uniqueness to the project amid the city’s standards for economy of scale Stack the Decks: Architect Ole Scheeren hypothesized that dense urban residential living didn’t have to occur in an isolating […]

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World most Costly Building – International Space Station

This is on of the costliest building ever International Space Station (ISS) Mass approximately 450,000 kg (990,000 lb) Length 72.8 m (239 ft) Width 108.5 m (356 ft) Height c. 20 m (c. 66 ft) nadir–zenith, arrays forward–aft (27 November 2009)[dated info] Pressurised volume 837 m3 (29,600 cu ft) (21 March 2011) Atmospheric pressure 101.3 […]

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Hyderabad Metro now in World Best Engineering Projects

India’s Most Desirable Metro Rail Project Hyderabad Metro Rail Now included in World’s Best Engineering Projects India Ambitious Rail Project, Hyderabad Metro Rail has been nominated and finally selected as Best Engineering Projects of the world for the year 2013. This project has been included in all 100 selected Construction Project. The Shortlisted Projects of […]

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Hyderabad Metro Rail Project

Operation will start March 2015 Operator(s) Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd. (HMRL)   Location :  Hyderabad, Andhra Prades, Transit type Rapid transit Number of lines 3 (Phase I) Number of stations 66 (Phase I) Chief executive NVS Reddy, MD Headquarters Metro Bhawan, Saifabad, Hyderabad Website-  http://hyderabadmetrorail.in/ http://ltmetro.in Operation Details : Operation will start March 2015 Operator(s) Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd. (HMRL) Technical Details : […]

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Rs.17,000cr road projects in India to be awarded by India

In its attempt to award the targeted infrastructure projects in the road sector during the stipulated timelines, the government is all set to award Rs17,000cr road and highway projects very shortly. In its renewed push, it is awarding Rs. 5,784cr projects before the end of October this year on annuity basis and four toll-based projects […]

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FERRO CEMENT GRAIN SILOS : Civil Engineering Projects

Ferrocement Construction Technology and its Applications – A Review Ferrocement construction technology is quite popular throughout the world. Ferrocement, a thin element, is used as a building construction as well as a repair material. This paper attempts to review the literature on ferrocement and bring out the salient features of construction, material properties and the […]

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TIME AND MOTION STUDY ON ROAD CONSTRUCTION : Civil Engineering Projects

TIME AND MOTION STUDY ON ROAD CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES Motion and time study can reduce and control costs, improve working conditions and environment, and motivate people. The basic purpose is to improve the work and to reduce waste. 1. Motion analysis techniques 2. Time study techniques 3. Uses of time standards. Manufacturing management and engineering students […]

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Design of Minor Irrigation Tanks : Civil Engineering Projects

Data Required for Design of Minor Irrigation Projects Minor irrigation schemes have probably evolved as a systematic development only after the country’s independence and with the initiation of the Five-Year Plan. These include all ground water and surface water irrigation projects having culturable command area of up to 2000 Ha. Naturally, the groundwater schemes require […]

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