Father of Civil Engineering

John Smeaton ‘ Father of Civil Engineering ‘ was an Englishmen born on 8th June 1724, in the United Kingdom. He was blessed with the ability to think differently. Hence…

World Longest Tunnel : ATAL TUNNEL

Atal Tunnel : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the Rohtang Tunnel, also known as the Atal tunnel at Rohtang on the morning of Saturday, i.e., October 3. The Rohtang…

IES / ESE Notification 2021

IES / ESE (ENGINEERING SERVICES EXAM) 2021 Notification is out now. IES / ESE / Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2021 Date of Notification of ENGINEERING SERVICES 07/04/2021 Date of Commencement…

Design of Sand Drains

The typical design parameters for the sand drains along with its permissible values are given as : (i) Diameter of sand drains (ɸd) = 450 mm to 600 mm. (ii)…

Sand Drains

Vertical drains are constructed in order to improve the quality of soil specially cohesive soil. Vertical drains are mainly of 3 types: Sand Drains, Band Drains, Sand wicks. Sand Drain…