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    Feeling Hot : Construct a Cool roof system for buildings

    by  • March 27, 2014 • Green Buildings • 0 Comments

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    COOL ROOF SYSTEM FOR BUILDINGS Cool roof system for buildings is a roofing system that can deliver high reflectance (the ability to the visible, infrared and ultraviolet wavelength of the sun, reducing heat to the building) and high thermal emittance (the ability to release a large percentage of absorbed, or non-reflected, solar energy) is a cool...

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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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    Risk and Reliability Analysis in Civil Engineering

    by  • July 29, 2013 • Editorial, Expert Lecture, India, Introduction, News from ASCE, Top Story, What is Civil Engineering? • 0 Comments

    Expert Lecture on “Risk and Reliability Analysis in Civil Engineering” by Prof. G.L. Sivakumar Babu, at NITK, Surthkal on June 14th, 2013 Prof. Katta Venkataramana, Head of the Civil Engineering Depart¬ment, NITK along with Prof. R.Shivashankar warmly welcomed Prof. G.L.Sivakumar Babu forthe expert lecture. Faculty members, Students and Research Scholars of the Department were...

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    Election 2013 Result Report ASCE India Section

    by  • July 27, 2013 • Editorial, India, Introduction, News from ASCE, Top Story • 0 Comments

    The first time ever India-wide elections for ASCE India Section have been successfully conducted in the month of May 2013 for Section and the regions. The untiring efforts of Dr. Himansu Banerjee, International Governor, Region 10 and Mrs. Meggan Maughan-Brown, Director, International Relations, ASCE are deeply applauded in this regard. The following are the...

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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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    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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    Welcome Message

    by  • December 19, 2010 • Introduction • 2 Comments

    This community is for all Civil Engineers around the world. This community is just an attempt to bring all Civil Engineers around the Globe under one Ruin. As you all know Civil Engineering is the Oldest branch of Engineering and the Mother of all Engineering Branches. Right from the age of Den to Sky...

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