What is the difference between dead load and live load? Explain with the help of
Dead load is present in a building, and they do not vary with time. For example,
the weight of building is dead load, because they do not vary with time.
What are the units of stress in the U.S. system of unites and the SI system of units?
The units of stress in the U.S. system of unites is psi.
The units of stress in the SI system of unites is Pa.
A 1-in.-diameter steel bar is subjec
What is the difference between shallow foundations and deep foundations? Where
would you recommend the use of deep
Shallow foundations extend a relatively
short distance below the ground and bear
directly on the upper soil
Explain what is included in surface investigation and subsurface investigation of a
Surface investigation involves making a preliminary judgment about the sites
suitability for the proposed building.
Subsurface investigation deals with con