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Technical Terms defined in Civil EngineeringFree 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

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Dubai Ski Resort - Structure of Ski Dubai | How Artificial Snow is Made?

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Ski Dubai At NightUntil now the only way people in Dubai could ski was on sand dunes, but not anymore. The latest grand project is to build a ski resort with real snow in the middle of the desert.  Chief Engineer Phil Taylor was assigned the mega...

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Effects of Slope of Chute on Stilling Basin

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A factor which occasionally affects stilling basin operation is the slope of the chute upstream from the basin. The foregoing experimentation was sufficiently extensive to shed some light on this factor.

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Underpass Type Wave Suppressor

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By far the most effective wave dissipater is the short-tube type of underpass suppressor. The name “short-tube” is used because the structure has many of the characteristics of the short-tube discussed

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Reinforced Concrete Rock Fill Dams

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Rock fill dams are considered to be one of the durable types of dams and can be very economical depending upon the availability of materials to be used in Dam. More rock fill dams have been faced with conventionally placed...

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Cofferdam - Definition, Application, Limitations & Working of Coffer Dams

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The multiple-stage method of diversion over the tops of alternate low construction blocks or through diversion conduits in a concrete dam requires shifting of the cofferdam from one side of the river to the other during construction.

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Engineering Properties of Silt and Clay

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Silt and Clay are considered to be smaller family members of soil group. Even small amounts of fines can have significant effects on the engineering properties of soils.

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Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project: An Engineering Marvel

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Energy and water are the prime movers of human life, though deficient in oil and gas, Pakistan has abundant water and other energy sources like hydel power, coal, wind and solar power.

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