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Traffic Volume Study - Definition, Methods and Importance

The term traffic volume study can be termed as traffic flow survey or simply the traffic survey. It is defined as the procedure to determine mainly volume of traffic moving on the roads at a particular section during a particular time. Toll Plazas are now a day constructed for the collection of revenue from the road users. This process is very efficient for collection of

True Stress & True Strain | Engineering Stress - Strain

The true stress (ø) uses the instantaneous or actual area of the specimen at any given point, as opposed to the original area used in the engineering values. The true strain (e) is defined as the instantaneous elongation per unit length of the specimen. The relationship between true stress and true strain i.e. the flow curve can be expressed using the power law:

Turbine - Definition and Types of Turbines

It is a device which converts mechanical energy into electrical energy or hydraulic energy into electrical energy. Turbines can also be termed as machines extracting energy from fluids. Water driven tubes are used primarily for the development of hydro-electric energy. There can be two basic types of hydraulic turbines. In impulse turbines a free jet of water strikes the

Principles of Zoning in Urban Town Planning

It is the distribution or division of land (in town planning) into particular zones based upon some criteria or principles. The principles of zoning include the following elements which are given importance while zoning an area. Concentric growth: The growth of buildings which spread from a center in all directions is called concentric growth. These types of buildings

Stability - Stable & Unstable Structures & Members

The resistance offered by a structure to undesirable movement like sliding, collapsing and over turning etc is called stability. STABLE STRUCTURES: A stricter is said to be stable if it can resist the applied load without moving OR A structure is said to be stable if it has sufficient number of reactions to resist the load without moving. UNSTABLE STRUCTURE A structure which has

Surveying Dictionary Words Definitions Starting from T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

A tape is a flexible device used for measuring linear distances. There are tapes made of many materials, such as cloth, kevlar, steel, and invar. The most common tape used by surveyors is the steel tape. Standard lengths are 100 feet (for English unit surveys) or 30 meters (for SI unit surveys). Tapes are usually marked at every foot or meter. At the ends of the tape, there

Surge Tanks, Function and Types of Surge Tanks

Surge tank (or surge chamber) is a device introduced within a hydropower water conveyance system having a rather long pressure conduit to absorb the excess pressure rise in case of a sudden valve closure. The surge tank is located between the almost horizontal or slightly inclined conduit and steeply sloping penstock and is designed as a chamber excavated in the mountain.

What is the Definition of Territorial Survey?

It is the type of survey in which the study of Physical features, topographical features, atmosphere, contours, soil types and water resources of the area is done. Related Surveys: River Survey Photogrammetric Survey Geodetic Survey Tunnel Survey It is the type of survey in which the study of Physical features, topographical features, atmosphere, contours, soil types and water resources of the area is done.

Types of Survey and Classification of Surveying

Surveying is indispensable to a number of human endeavor, which use surveying principles and practice to their required areas of application. The types of surveying and application are identified and explained below: 1. ALTA / ACSM survey 2. Archaeological survey 3. Agricultural development survey 4. As-built survey 5. Bathymetric survey 6. Construction survey

Evolution of System of Transportation

“THE BRANCH OF ENGINEERING THAT FINDS WAYS TOWARDS SAFE, EFFICIENT, AND CONVENIENT MOVEMENT OF PERSONS AND GOODS USING LAND,AIR AND WATER”. Transport planning deals with planning transportation facilities which will be able to meet the present and future needs in a sustainable manner. It includes: Trip generation, Trip distribution, Mode

Stereoscopy - Stereoscope and Types of Stereoscope

It is defined as observing the object in SD, a process requiring a person to have normal binocular vision. A person with vision in only one eye can not see stereoscopically. If figure two eyes are separated y a distance ‘b’ called eye base or intraocular distance (65mm or 2.6//). Combined image of a and as seen left and eyes appear to fuse at ‘M’ while images of b and

Analyzing Equilibrium and Redundancy of Indeterminate Structures

While analyzing any indeterminate structure using any method, it is necessary that the solution satisfy the following requirements: Equilibrium of the Structure Compatibility of the Structure Force Displacement Requirements

Definition and Types of Structures and Structural Members

Truss (Pin connected joints): A type of structure formed by members in triangular form, the resulting figure is called a truss. In truss joints are pin connected and loads are applied at joints. No shear force & bending moment are produced. Only axial compression and axial tension is to be determined while analyzing a truss. Structural Members: Those members that are

Tunnel Engineering | Methods of Tunneling and Hazards

Tunnel, passage, gallery, or roadway beneath the ground or underwater. Tunnels are used for highway traffic, railways, and subways; to transport water, sewage, oil, and gas; to divert rivers around dam sites while the dam is being built; and for military and civil-defense purposes. Subterranean galleries are a series of horizontal passageways on different levels, as in

Spillway - Definition, Types and Classification of Spillway

There are different types of spillways that can be provided depending on the suitability of site and other parameters. Generally a spillway consists of a control structure, a conveyance channel and a terminal structure, but the former two may be combined in the same for certain types. The more common types are briefly described below: Drop, Ogee, Siphon Chute,

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