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Feeling Hot : Construct a Cool roof system for buildings

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 roof. […]

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The Mechanism of Civil Engineers

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, irrigation […]

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Risk and Reliability Analysis in Civil Engineering

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 present […]

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Election 2013 Result Report ASCE India Section

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 office […]

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You Are the Engineer of Your Future

“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 struggling […]

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Building the Infrastructure of World

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 focuses […]

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About civil engineering

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 the […]

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