Geotechnical Engineering

Any building project that takes place on the ground (that’s many of them) has to be concerned with geotechnical engineering. This branch of Civil Engineering is concerned with earth materials, soil mechanics, geology etc. A geotechnical engineer will examine rock formations and locations to determine safety, environmental concerns and much more. Learn more about this fascinating sub-field here.

Erosion Control Using Geo Synthetics

Erosion of soil may take place due to wind, rain, and flowing water. If erosion is not properly controlled, it may create serious problems. There are different methods for preventing erosion, but the most effective method is the use of geosynthetic mats for erosion control.

What is Environmental Engineering?

Environmental engineering deals with air pollution control, hazardous waste management, wastewater treatment, and water treatment. Environmental engineering work includes planning, design, construction, and operation of equipment, systems, and structures for the protection of the environment.

What is Rock Mechanics?

It is necessary to understand what is rock mechanics if you are to take advantage of the properties of rocks and understand how they will function during the various uses that engineers put them to.

Human Geography in Civil Engineering

Human geography is the study of how humans use and understand the earth and the process that affect life. This affects people and the environments that they create for themselves. Human geography in civil engineering greatly affects the buildings and structures that a civil engineer designs and buil

Methods of Cliff Stabilization

Cliff stabilization becomes a must especially in areas that are developed. It is required in all moderately or severely exposed coasts to preserve the landscape. It is the natural behavior of cliffs to slide due to weather and other action and thus require stabilization.

How to Read a Land Survey Plat

Want to learn how to read a survey plat? It’s not hard. This article will help you understand the various symbols, scales, and types of surveys involved, including organization by metes and bounds and subdivisions, and things that don’t appear on the plat that are still important for the survey.