Bearings are support items used in absorbing the stress effects from a bridge or building structure. Elastomeric bearings fall under bridge bearings, and there are a wide variety of these used for various applications. There are a lot of bridge bearings that are similar to these, such as neoprene bearings and laminated elastomeric bearings, and… Read More Bearing Supports on Structures – Simple Design and Uses of Elastomeric Bearing
Earthquake load is one of the least talked about effects in structural engineering classes in Nigeria and probably many other countries in Africa. Although there are codes of practice which provide standards and recommendations, this aspect still remains a mystery to a number of civil engineers. This is due in part to the fact that… Read More Earthquake Analysis on a Structure – A Simplified Analysis Approach
There are certain types of energy saving bulbs being sold in electrical shops today. Some of these bulbs when tested at the shop may be seen to work fine, but when put to use, the bulb may cease to function after 2 weeks. This common occurrence has led many to rue purchasing items from certain… Read More Quality VS Grade – What is the Difference?