Automated Highway Systems

The Automated Highway System (AHS) concept defines a new relationship between vehicles and the highway infrastructure. AHS refers to a set of designated lanes on a limited access roadway where specially equipped vehicles are operated[…]

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Solar Buildings

Houses generally refer to a shelter or building that is meant as a dwelling or place for habitation by human beings. “Houses” include many kinds of dwelling ranging from rudimentary huts or nomadic tribes to[…]

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Fibre Reinforced Concrete

The advancement and latest development of major construction is largely associated with improving the efficiency of the building under seismic effect, reducing cost, economic use of new materials etc., concrete is one such material, which[…]

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Straw-bale Construction

INTRODUCTION The first straw-bale structures we know of were built about a hundred years ago by European settlers in the Sand Hills of Nebraska. Having little other means to shelter themselves, they were driven by[…]

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Activated Fly ash As A Binder In Pavement

Highway Engineers have long back recognized the importance of long term benefits of increasing the strength and durability of pavement by mixing cementitious binder during the construction of pavements. Fly ash is a pozzolanic powdery residue collected in[…]

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Suspension Bridges

Suspension bridge is most commonly built to span across water body. The design of a suspension bridge is simple and straight forward, and takes advantage of several techniques to distribute the weight of the bridge[…]

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MIVAN – Aluminum Formwork

MIVAN is basically an aluminum formwork system developed by one of the construction company from Europe. It serves as a cost effective and efficient tool to solve the problems of the mega housing project all[…]

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Stressed Ribbon Bridge

A stress ribbon bridge is a tension structure similar in many ways to a simple suspension bridge. The suspension cables are embedded in the deck which follows a catenary arc between the supports. A stressed[…]

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Demolition of Building

Demolition is the process of tearing down or falling down of a building after its life period with the help of some equipment’s or any other method. When explosives are used for this then the[…]

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Stone Mastic asphalt (SMA)

It is important that the aggregate material consist of only the larger stones (in the structure) and fines to provide effective mastic. Stone Mastic asphalt (SMA), otherwise known as Stone Matrix Asphalt / Split Mastic Asphalt,[…]

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