Solid Mechanics: Introduction

Mechanics is the science of forces and motions. The origins of mechanics could be traced back to 4th century BC when Aristotle founds the system of Aristotelian physics, but it was not until 1687 when …

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Concrete Mix Design Calculations (IS 10262)

Concrete mix design is the process of selecting suitable ingredients of concrete and determining their relative amounts with the objective of producing a concrete of the required workability, strength and durability as economically as possible. …

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Beam:Definition and Classification of beams

  In structural engineering we give names to different structural members based on their behavior under applied load. If the primary mode of transfer of load is by bending then the structural member is termed …

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Under-reinforced v/s Over-reinforced

Structural members are designed for loads that are expected to occur during the intended life of the structure. But sometimes the structure gets loaded beyond these loads and the structural members could fail. In such …

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