BASIC FACTORS AFFECTING INFRASTRUCTURE IN AFRICA

BASIC FACTORS AFFECTING INFRASTRUCTURE IN AFRICA

Infrastructure is vital for any economy to grow. It is also essential that for any developing countries to grow, then Infrastructure must be  at the forefront. We all know that Africa has a huge potential but lack or inadequate infrastructure is affecting it.

This inadequate infrastructure remains a major obstacle …

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SIMPLE TIPS TO KNOW DURING CONCRETE CURING

SIMPLE TIPS TO KNOW DURING CONCRETE CURING

Concrete is one of the most important element in any construction process. It deals with adding fine and coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement which hardens over time.

Concrete curing is a process whereby concrete are secure from loss of moisture and kept in a reasonable temperature range. …

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WHY YOUNG ENGINEERS NEED PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILL

WHY YOUNG ENGINEERS NEED PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILL

Young engineers in the industry some times find it hard at the beginning. But it is important they realize and try to develop themselves. It can be in the area of doing more research, network with their peers and getting a good mentor.

In this article, we would be discussing …

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WHY ARE STIRRUPS IMPORTANT IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

WHY ARE STIRRUPS IMPORTANT IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Stirrups is an important material in the construction industry. It’s important is vital because it is help makes the reinforcement to be in place before the concrete is poured. It also help to resist lateral shear and provide stability to the reinforcement of steel bars.

It also makes sure that …

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TECHNICAL TERMS ABOUT REINFORCEMENT A SUPERVISOR MUST KNOW

TECHNICAL TERMS ABOUT REINFORCEMENT A SUPERVISOR MUST KNOW

Reinforcement  in concrete may be simple bar or series of bars, bend to a given schedule which is known as bar schedule. It is also one of the most widely used modern building materials.

This article is to enable supervisor going or are already on site to understand how to …

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BRIEF EXPLANATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

BRIEF EXPLANATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Concept Of Environmental Engineering

Environmental engineering system is the branch of engineering concerned with the application of scientific and engineering principles for human protection. It has an effects of adverse environmental factors such as protection of environments, both local and global. It also has the potential to deleterious effects  natural …

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SIMPLE STEPS FOR DESIGNING A FOUNDATION

SIMPLE STEPS FOR DESIGNING A FOUNDATION

Foundation is one of the structural element that is use when designing a building. When i was an undergraduate student, Our lecturers always tell you that we should be very careful during design. Fast-Forward years later, i now understand why design of a structure is important.

So i will be …

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WHY IS ENGINEERING SO VITAL IN THE SOCIETY

WHY IS ENGINEERING SO VITAL IN THE SOCIETY

Engineering is vital because without it society is nothing.

Engineering is important because in our modern society its practise has been for one permanent reason which is benefiting mankind. It has constantly been interacting with our environment by sustaining human life. Apart from it been exciting and challenging, it also …

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WAYS OF GETTING CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGICAL IDEA

WAYS OF GETTING CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGICAL IDEA

Technology is becoming an important part of our lives, and engineering projects are adopting these innovations.

Technology adoption in the engineering industry has been enormous. The industry has seen some transformation in how projects are executed and managed. Over the years, lapses in productivity gap and lack of tech adoption …

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HOW TO SUCCEED AS AN ENGINEERING CONSULTANT

HOW TO SUCCEED AS AN ENGINEERING CONSULTANT

Engineering consultant are individuals that develop the ability to understand clients’ problems, empathize with their pain, and find solutions. The individual is also task with assisting the client with technical expertise and knowledge on a particular problem. People come to consultants for several reasons. So it is very important for …

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ELEVEN (11) STEPS TO SUCCEED AS A YOUNG CIVIL ENGINEERING STUDENT

ELEVEN (11) STEPS TO SUCCEED AS A YOUNG CIVIL ENGINEERING STUDENT

The role of a civil engineer in the advancement of civilisation and the cause of mankind cannot be overemphasized. If for any reason you find yourself studying civil engineering in an institution of higher learning, you should feel lucky provided you are convinced that you are where you are supposed …

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FOUR STEPS TO DESIGNING THE STRUCTURAL LAYOUT OF A BUILDING

FOUR STEPS TO DESIGNING THE STRUCTURAL LAYOUT OF A BUILDING

How to design a building’s structural layout – General Arrangement for a Building

The general arrangement (GA) of a building is a document that states patently  the nature of the structural elements in a building. you can also call the General Arrangement (GA), the Structural layout. The document shows components …

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