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# Civil Engineering Dictionary

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

A Discovery Channel Documentary on Beijing Birds Nest Olympic National Stadium.

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## Architectural Engineering - Introduction, Applications & Scope

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

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

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## Statistics

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

## 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

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

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

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