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Structure Engineering is the most major field in Civil Engineering. In this field engineers design structures, analyze their stability by the use of softwares or manual calculations and then construct them. In the previous five decades structural engineering has evolved to be an interesting and important field, It includes the study of dynamics of a structure, its load capacity, design and economy. Due to an increase in the demand of earthquake-proof buildings, the importance of structural engineers has also come to light.

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Circular Curves Design and Construction of Burj Khalifa - Dubai Curvature & RefractionDubai Ski Resort and the Making of Artificial Snow

Excavation work began for Burj Khalifa the tallest skyscraper in the world in January 2004 and over the years, the building passed many important milestones to become the tallest man-made structure the world has ever seen. In just 1,325 days since excavation work started in January, 2004, Burj Khalifa became the tallest free-standing structure in the world..... read more [Read More]

Untill now the only way people in Dubai could ski was on sand dunes, but not anymore. The latest grand project is to build a ski resort with real snow in the middle of the desert. Chief Engineer Phil Talyor was assigned the mega project of making the best and largest ski resort in the world within the specified time and budget limits. Tim Kelley was the head of the construction of the ski resort in the most unlikely region of the world. The covered area is 6.5 Million Sq. Ft of desert and this all had to be done in record time...... read more [Read More]

Errors in Surveying & Levelling Millau Viaduct - Design and Construction

Millau Viaduct multiple span single line cable stayed Bridge the tallest bridge in the world. Its highest tower stretches a staggering 343 meters in height and 2.5 km in length. It is located in southern France, and is the highest bridge in the world.

It is a truly amazing piece of engineering, especially considering the method used to span the distance between the piers. Construction cost was approximately €400 million. The team attempting to build this amazing free way in the sky had to survive landslides, fight winds gusting at a 135 km/h. It’s a bridge that pushed the boundaries of engineering to the limit and then beyond. From the start the construction team faced 3 main ... read more [Read More]

Errors in Surveying & Levelling Hoover Dam - Design and Construction Errors in Surveying & Levelling Palm Islands Dubai - Design, Construction and Structural Details

Hoover dam is America's most famous landmark, completed in 1935. It was the most colossal structure in the world at that time. This great American icon was to be the largest and heaviest dam, producing the largest amount of Hydro electric power in the world. 21000 men took part in its construction and of them 112 laid their lives to complete this megastructure.... read more [Read More]

5 Km into the Persian Gulf, lie the Palm Islands, Dubai. Palm Jumeirah can even be seen from space. It is the biggest man made island in the world. Dubai is one of the richest places in the world, having size twice that of London. By 2016 oil is believed to be finished in Dubai, hence thrashing its economy to ground. Dubai must find a new source of income. The Crown Prince Sheikh Muhammad bin Rasheed Al Maktoum devised a $ 2 billion plan to save his country..... read more [Read More]

Compound Curves Beijing Bird's Nest National Olymipcs Stadium Errors in Surveying & Levelling Hong Kong International Airport

For 2008 Olympics games the vision of international teams of architects and engineers called for an adventure of steel and concrete made with modern techniques. Its steel roof is 320m long and 297m wide. It accommodated 91000 spectators to see 200 countries competing. When Beijing was selected as the venue of 2008 Olympic games, in 2002, Chinese officials announced a global.... read more [Read More]

Hong Kong is one of the wealthiest cities in the world. Previously, it had an airport named Kai Tak. But that was in the middle of the city, endangering human life and property. It had only one run way and the congestion was a lot rather increasing day by day. The airplanes had to fly past the apartments and the tall buildings, very nearly and risk of accident was very high. A new airport was needed, but there was no land available even up to 16 km radially, from the previous airport..... read more [Read More]

Surveying Equipment Itaipu Dam - Design, Construction and Facts Surveying Career in Civil Engineering Akashi Kaikyo Bridge - Design and Construction

Itaipu dam is the world’s most powerful dam built in Brazil in 1984.In 1994, the American Society of Civil Engineers selected the Itaipu Dam as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. Itaipu dam is the world’s most powerful dam built in Brazil in 1984.In 1994, the American Society of Civil Engineers selected the Itaipu Dam as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World.... read more [Read More]

The highest, longest and most expensive suspension bridge on earth, Megastructure Akashi Kaikyo bridge caries a huge 6 line free way linking Kobe with the island of Awaji in to the south. For the people of the fishing villages on rural south island it’s a vital link to hospitals, schools and the city on the main land. For Japan it’s a symbol of national pride, it is the final linking network of bridges that will unite all four islands. This bridge provides rapid transportation, rapid access and opening up the island of shokoko to .... read more [Read More]

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