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    The Mechanism of Civil Engineers

    by  • August 31, 2013 • Editorial, What is Civil Engineering? • 0 Comments

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    Civil Engineering Civil Engineering is a branch of Engineering that embraces expert practices which work towards creating, maintaining and operating the social, commercial, and industrial infrastructure that sustains a modern society. Such infrastructure includes all building construction, roads, railways, canals, airports, harbours, docks, water supply, drainage, flood and erosion control, bridges, tunnels, pipelines, dams,...

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    Tall Buildings Some Important Structural Aspects in Design

    by  • July 29, 2013 • 3D Building, Big civil engineering projects, Construction Information, Editorial, Expert Lecture, India, News from ASCE, What is Civil Engineering? • 0 Comments

    Lecture on ‘Tall Buildings Some Important Structural Aspects in Design’ by Ms. Alpa Sheth at IISc, Bangalore on June 20th, 2013 Ms. Alpa Sheth, M/s VMS Consultants Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai presented a talk on June 20th in the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science. Prof. C S Manohar, Chairman of the Department...

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    Definition of Civil Engineering on www.civilengineer.co.in

    by  • May 14, 2013 • Introduction, What is Civil Engineering? • 0 Comments

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    Civil Engineering   Civil Engineering is a branch of engineering that embraces expert practices which work towards creating, maintaining and operating the social, commercial, and industrial infrastructure that sustains a modern society. Such infrastructure includes all building construction , roads, railways, canals, airports, harbors  docks, water supply, drainage, flood and erosion control, bridges, tunnels, pipelines, dams,...

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    You Are the Engineer of Your Future

    by  • April 25, 2011 • Editorial, Introduction, What is Civil Engineering? • 0 Comments

    “You are the architect of your future.” As with most timeless sayings encased in a cookie, this one is especially relevant given today’s economy. Construction unemployment reached a ten-year high of 22.7% in December 2009, and has continued to be high ever since, “falling” to 20% for the month of March. College graduates are...

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    Building the Infrastructure of World

    by  • April 16, 2011 • Introduction, What is Civil Engineering? • 0 Comments

    In the beginning, Civil Engineering included all engineers that did not practice military engineering; said to have begun in 18th century France . First “Civil Engineer” was an Englishman, John Smeaton in 1761. Civil engineers have saved more lives than all the doctors in history by developing clean water and sanitation systems Civil engineering...

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    Are Civil Engineers GREEN?

    by  • January 11, 2011 • What is Civil Engineering? • 0 Comments

    In my engineering practice I work mostly on site development and infrastructure projects. I spend most of my time on commercial site developments working with architects and other engineers. About 8 years ago I got interested in sustainable design and green buildings and I have been trying to learn as much as I can...

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    Civil Engineering Overview

    by  • January 5, 2011 • What is Civil Engineering? • 0 Comments

    The Field – Preparation – Day in the Life – Specialization – Earnings – Employment – Career Path Forecast – Professional Organizations The Field From the pyramids of Egypt to the international space station, civil engineers have always faced the challenges of the future – advancing civilization and building our quality of life. Today,...

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    About civil engineering

    by  • December 22, 2010 • What is Civil Engineering? • 0 Comments

    Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment. Put simply, civil engineers build bridges, roads, canals, dams, tall buildings, and other large structures. Civil engineering is all about creating, improving and protecting the environment in which we live. It provides...

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