# Civil Engineering Encyclopedia

Free Civil Engineering Dictionary - Collection of Civil Engg. technical terms with definitions, types uses and their applications in the field of civil engineering.

This **Free Dictionary of Civil Engineering **is a vast resource of knowledge for engineers, students and even general audience. The technical terms are explained very simply, keeping in mind students of this field. QnA

## Beijing Olympics National Stadium Birds Nest Video

- Muhammad Fawad Baig
- Videos

## Architectural Engineering - Introduction, Applications & Scope

- Syed Abrar Ullah
- Architectural Engineering

The branch of engineering dealing primarily with the structural design of buildings rather that the structural design of heavy construction such as bridges, dams and highways.

## Beam Bending formula video

- Muhammad Fawad Baig
- Videos

Example problem showing how to calculate the force required to generate a given stress in a simply supported beam

## Statistics

- Haseeb Jamal
- Engineering Statistics

Statistics refers to numerical facts, systematically arranged, and used to draw conclusions

Or

It is defined as a discipline that includes procedures and techniques used to collect, process and analyze numerical data to make inferences and to reach decisions in the face of uncertainty.

## Data - Types of data, Quantitativly and qualitatively

- Haseeb Jamal
- Engineering Statistics

## Definition

The collection of facts and figures needed to help us make more informed decisions in different situations.

Types of data

Data is classified as:

1. Quantitatively

2. Qualitatively

## Scale - Definition | Scale of the Map | Small Scale, Large Scale

- Haseeb Jamal
- Geographic Information System-GIS

The scale of a map is the ratio between distances on the map and corresponding distances in the real world, e. g., if a map has a scale of 1:50,000, then 1 cm on the map equals 50,000 cm or 0.5 km on the Earth's surface.

## Projection - Map Characteristics

- Haseeb Jamal
- Geographic Information System-GIS

A **projection** is a method by which the curved surface of the earth is represented on a flat surface.

## What is GIS - Basic Components, Functions, Methodology, Applications of GIS

- Haseeb Jamal
- Geographic Information System-GIS

GIS can be considered as a map information system for management, analysis, presentation and distribution. A GIS stores information about the world as a collection of layers that can be linked together by geography.