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Steel Column Connected to Concrete Masonry Wall

The construction detail shown in the figure-1 below is a method of construction in hybrid masonry and steel structural system. The example is shown here the connection details of a steel column with a concrete masonry unit (CMU) wall. 

Fig.1. 3D View of Steel Column Connected to CMU Wall

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TOP 5 SKILLS OF A CIVIL OR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER



The next main skill you as a civil engineer must acquire is technical knowledge. You must have a base on the basics of civil engineering. Sometimes to be more precise, you have to be thorough on the basic theories behind the post that you are opting for. For example, If applying for 

  1. Site Engineer - Practical Knowledge, Reinforcement and bar bending details, Site management quality, QC and QA, ability to read the drawing
  2. Structural Engineer- Loads on a building, Basic design of structural members, Minimum requirements and provisions for design, Standard Codes Both National and International Codes Used prominently, Drawing basics and detailing
  3. Construction Manager: Scheduling and Estimation, Construction Management Theories, Methods and theories in scheduling



TOP 5 SKILLS OF A CIVIL ENGINEER


The need for certification and achievements is always a plus point and credit for the civil engineer. Participating in conferences, meetings, discussions, and training will gain achievements through knowledge and through the certificates of proof. This is a proof for how updated and interested you are in your profession.






TOP 5 SKILLS OF A CIVIL OR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

It is not only enough to gain knowledge and implement, but also necessary to convey to the top levels, the team members what you intend to do and perform. Sometimes, in a team, you might have a better idea of design practice compared with other ideas. IF YOU DON'T KNOW TO COMMUNICATE THE MATTER IS FINISHED!!!

I am not telling about fluent English language skills or grammar. But you need to find a way to convey what your opinion is. This can only be gained by having confidence in talking. Being in a team you have to tell and make people do and perform work and tasks. For this too you need the strength and confidence to express. This is a quality one must gain to attain a wonderful career in his or her life.



Bleeding of Concrete- Types, Causes, Tests. Prevention


The bleeding in concrete is referred as water gain. It is a particular form of segregation. This is a phenomenon in which some of the water from the concrete comes out to the surface of the concrete.The bleeding phenomenon is mainly found in the wet mix.

Stamped Concrete






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