About the Author

Cpo logoHey, I’m BenzuJK. Welcome to CivilProjectsOnline.com. I am an Architect, blogger and a writer.

Architecture is interesting and fun. My college has given me some good experiences, some not so good. Life is a journey… it does not stop. There are always some goal posts to be achieved. Once we achieve the goals, we have to make new goals, to renew life itself.

The theme of posts ranges from Civil Engineering, Case Studies, Building Maintenance, Lighting arrangements, to mega-projects that bring glory to the field of Engineering, to discussing the latest innovations in construction techniques and building materials.

  1. #1 by Noor un Nabi Khan on July 24, 2010 - 2:50 am

    very good effots.
    i like it very much.
    plz share design softwares
    nice work

  2. #2 by SINGH on September 8, 2010 - 10:25 pm

    Very excellent
    wish u aii de best
    good luck 2 u

  3. #3 by Fazal mahmud Gondal on September 18, 2010 - 9:14 am

    It is very appreciable & commendable to write a book in this young age. In our student life
    We did not try like this.
    I hope you shall try to write for other structural items like beams, column & its foundations.

    I require some knowledge on raft’s foundation. If you have some written material please mail me.

  4. #4 by Oscar on September 22, 2010 - 12:27 am

    You are not only a student, but a scholar as well. I can only imagine the how much success and achievement you will gain in the future.

    I sincerely thank you for all your help, your information has not only find solutions to my project but has inspired to think about engineering in a complete different and invigorating way.

    Please keep up the great work, and try to imagine how may other people you have helped and inspired, only a tiny few have responded in comment, there are so many others.

    My deepest gratitude.

    Oscar G
    New York City

    • #5 by BenzuJK on September 22, 2010 - 3:01 am

      Hey Oscar,

      Thank you for the kind words of appreciation. πŸ™‚ Your comment has made my day… πŸ˜€

      I am glad this blog could be of help to you.

      Take Care
      Benzu K

      • #6 by uzair on December 22, 2010 - 10:38 pm

        hello! m UZIAR AHMED ,m a student of ARCHITECTURE ,m 20 year old ,i wana join ur community.Well m working in an office
        as a CAD DESIGNER …

      • #7 by mahendra jagrwal on June 10, 2011 - 5:20 am

        excellent job

  5. #8 by Trish on September 24, 2010 - 10:39 am

    What is a “case study”? I’m not in architecture. Is that a phrase used in architecture. Otherwise, what would a case study of a studio apt be? Thx.

  6. #9 by Shahzad Saeed on October 26, 2010 - 2:20 am

    Hi, I am Shahzad, an engg. student and blogger of technologyedition.blogspot.com

    I found the information about engg. project in your site is quite interesting. I would like to recommend my readers to visit your site. Will you please tell me which project you think most useful for students like me. So that I can specify the URL of that article in my next post.

    With regards
    Shahzad Saeed

  7. #10 by manu aggarwal on November 29, 2010 - 2:44 am

    hey… very interesting…… can u help me design a studio colour lab having an area of approx 200 sq feet…{10 feet front length 20 feet ) ….i want to sell digitital cameras, mobile phone in this area and want to have one billing counter in this space..( for photo printing machine i have seperate 100 sq feet )

  8. #11 by Dayanand Sonar on December 26, 2010 - 9:51 pm

    Hello Ar. Benzu,
    Er. Daya here from India. I juss came across this page n its pretty nice to read simple yet very useful articles here.
    You are doing very nice job & i Belive for fellows “YOU” should be an inspiration.
    I understand YOUR PASSION n trust on YOU.
    keep going always.
    God Bless you.
    Cheers n bravo!!

    • #12 by BenzuJK on January 1, 2011 - 5:26 am

      Hello Sir,
      Thank you so much for your words of appreciation…!
      I will keep up my work with good will and honesty…:)


  9. #13 by Er.Rajan C Mathew FIE on January 7, 2011 - 8:31 pm

    Hello Benzu,

    Today I got into your site while googling for some information regarding repair of heavy equipment foundations encountering dynamic loading on a regular basis. I am not a civil engr, but a ChE with decades of interdisciplinary exp in the largest steel plant in India.
    I am writing this in appreciation of your efforts, that too at this tender age, for your passion for documenting and sharing valuable technical information- a rare quality in most technical people !
    Best Wishes for the Good Work ! Keep going.
    Er Rajan C Mathew FIE
    Bhilai, India

    • #14 by BenzuJK on January 7, 2011 - 10:58 pm

      Hello Sir,
      Thank you so much for your words of appreciation! I feel honored.


  10. #15 by suraj on January 30, 2011 - 11:38 pm

    nice work. go ahead

  11. #16 by Vidyashankar on February 3, 2011 - 5:36 pm

    Hi benzu

    Really good work, easy to understand simple words and figures. I am design engineer and got some useful topics which helped me a lot.

    One suggestion why dont you invite people who write software for design of civil engineering elements. They can share small programs which makes a lot of help in civil engineering community

    keep it Up and Good Luck

    Vidyashankar MK BE. MIE

  12. #17 by Milotin Dragos on February 5, 2011 - 7:06 am


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  13. #18 by Jagat Verma on February 15, 2011 - 11:11 pm

    what are the undergraduate engineering fields which can lead to structural engineering ?
    I’m really confused, will u help me mis Benzu…………….

    • #19 by BenzuJK on February 17, 2011 - 8:25 am

      If you are so interested into going for Structural Engineering then go for Civil Engineering…
      Civil Engineering is the ultimate field which will help you pursue Structural Engineering in future…

  14. #20 by Jagat Verma on February 17, 2011 - 10:40 am

    beside civil engineering course , is there is any other engineering fields that lead to structural engineering……………

    • #21 by BenzuJK on February 18, 2011 - 8:16 pm

      Hello Jagat,
      Civil Engineering is the only ultimate course which will help you get into Structural Engineering as your Postgraduate course…

      • #22 by Amara Krishna Kishore on January 27, 2012 - 12:22 am

        Hi This is very Interesting to see all the points posted regarding the Civil Engg Aspects please include concepts of Marine structures also

  15. #23 by champika on February 18, 2011 - 1:33 am

    Great effort, I also like to joint, as a civil Engineer (pass out in 2011) in Sri Lanka. Is it possible?

  16. #24 by Jagat Verma on February 19, 2011 - 11:41 pm

    i mean if i do bachelor in architectural or construction engineering then at my master degree can i take structural engineering or can’t.

    • #25 by BenzuJK on February 20, 2011 - 10:29 am

      There is an Architecture degree called “B.arch” which has got nothing to do with structural engineering…but you can take up Construction Management. U cannot take up Structural Engineering as your PG degree unless you go for B.E Civil…. I hope you got it this time.

  17. #26 by Jagat Verma on February 20, 2011 - 11:32 am

    thnx alot u r really genius…………. ma frn

  18. #27 by Joe on March 21, 2011 - 6:13 am

    hi, your blog is trully awesome. I’m a student doing construction management. may I say, your blog will be very helpful to me, since it is directly connected to what i’m studying. Keep it up…

  19. #28 by paulamkesh on April 13, 2011 - 7:18 am

    Now i am m.tech studying in chennai . your website is very useful to me.


    • #29 by BenzuJK on April 14, 2011 - 12:42 am

      Hello Paul,
      I am glad my articles were helpful.
      Cheers πŸ™‚


  20. #30 by Syed Nurul Rahman on May 1, 2011 - 10:35 am

    Dear Benzu.
    i am highly greatful to you as your articles help me to refresh my knowledge . i am started to construct a tree storey residential building for myself.I passed out in chemical Engg. diploma course in 1987 and all the basic civil Engg. knowledge was evaporated from my brain. After reading your lessons, I am feeling good.Thank you once again.

  21. #31 by O K Sharma on June 5, 2011 - 5:10 am


  22. #32 by gaurav on June 15, 2011 - 11:21 pm

    hi benzulk, im a civil engg & ur work is certainly very good as it helps me alot in my works & is giving me a lot of help in my job..

  23. #33 by Balraj on June 17, 2011 - 7:37 am

    Hi, I have recently laid foundation for house 45′ x 30′. It has 12 columns each made out of 12″ steel rods (4 nos.). I want to construct the house in stages. When I asked my contractor to build the coloumns to full height and the linter (roof) he advised that the construction should be with brick walls and coloumns. He says that making coloums and linter on top will not bear the weight. Can you guide me how to go about it, whether the 12 coloumns will be able to bear weight of linter. The coloumns were dug out at three feet deep.

  24. #34 by Abdulazeez S. on June 29, 2011 - 12:19 pm

    Hey! Just came accross ur site and its very educating keep it up.im a student of Architecture here in nigeria, can you add me to your blog?

  25. #35 by Enrique B Lara on July 4, 2011 - 7:47 am

    Very interesting web page.Would like to share more.

    E.B. Lara, MSc

    Structural Engineer
    Construction Manager

    The Georgia Institue of Technology
    The Class of 1981

    • #36 by BenzuJK on July 6, 2011 - 11:23 pm

      Thank you so much for compliment Enrique…! Highly appreciated.


  26. #37 by Sivaramakrishna on July 26, 2011 - 12:16 am

    Nice website really good .

  27. #38 by Tanushree on August 9, 2011 - 5:55 am

    Dear Benzu,
    I came across your blog while conducting some work-related research. I would be really grateful if you could help me in my research inputs – I am working on a conference that deals with developments in Indian architecture / construction. If you could give me your email id,I’d like a few inputs regarding the kind of case studies/companies we could rope in.Can you please let me know if you can help? Thanks so much…take care!

  28. #39 by lawrence on August 19, 2011 - 10:27 am

    i want to know your full name

    • #40 by BenzuJK on August 20, 2011 - 12:00 am

      Hello Lawrence,
      I don’t share personal information with my readers. If you have any questions regarding building construction; you are most welcome.

      Cheers πŸ™‚

  29. #41 by nishant on September 8, 2011 - 6:30 am

    plz tel me hw to make project on green building.

  30. #42 by Rohit DUBAL on September 24, 2011 - 11:22 pm

    hiiiii,i m civil Enng & best luck for all Engg.for good work go ahed.

  31. #43 by GAURAV GHAI on October 5, 2011 - 7:59 am

    Nice work , keep it up.
    I am a civil enginnering student in 3rd year. I want to share some of my experiences on ur website and want to promote it also so that my friends can take advantage of that.
    I want to join ur community.

  32. #44 by Jeevanantham on October 8, 2011 - 4:36 am

    I visited your website and found it is very useful for all the civil engineers. I appreciate yourself to continue your good services to the civil engineering society.
    Your articles are making me to sharpen my knowledge.
    Thank you very much.

  33. #45 by Dilip W Jadhao on October 28, 2011 - 5:01 am

    Hello mam, I am third year civil engineering student. I visit this site before somedays and I found very useful information on this site, this information really help me loat at presernt and in future.I really grateful of you for such nice information sharing on net.And I must say from my heart this site is best in the world for civil engineer.Wish you all the best and God bless you.Keep it up

  34. #46 by DTV on November 5, 2011 - 2:14 am

    Hi Benzu,

    I find your site very useful and interesting, especially to Civil Engineers. You’re doing great, it’s really nice making your site’s name focused into civil engineering projects, despite of being into Architecture.

    I salute you in your good understanding and ongoing endeavor. Unlike in my country, mostly but not all anyway, somewhat relating to economics, most of the 2 professions Arch/CE seems trying to isolate themselves – due to some legal issues about each one’s profession, Architects have it on this link http://www.architectureboard.ph/uploads/1286606272-k10oct8_ApecICApresentn.ppt , while civil engineers including me, also have legal issues as on this link http://www.docstoc.com/docs/16435814/The-Practice-of-Civil-Engineering-and-RA-9266-_Architecture-Act, our government has lot to do in resolving this. Both parties has its own rights and privileges anyway.

    I do hope both professions do the same like as you do in here, as one in both fields of endeavor.

    More power…

  35. #47 by sudha on November 25, 2011 - 9:17 pm

    I did my civil engg in 2000, but hardly did any site job due to a different work profile. Ur site is useful for people like me who like to refresh their basics or clear their doubts. U r doing a wonderful service to all civil engrs even though u r an architect urself. Keep up the good job. May ur tribe increase!

    • #48 by BenzuJK on November 28, 2011 - 7:58 pm

      Hello Sudha,
      Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. Much appreciated!


  36. #49 by Dilipsingh on December 30, 2011 - 11:51 pm

    Congrets,You Have made Nice Works,Collection also good,All Fundamentals clear in construction.
    Thanks.Wish U Good Luck.

  37. #50 by SOE THU SAN on January 5, 2012 - 6:07 pm

    Dear Benzu.
    i am highly greatful to you as your articles help me to refresh my knowledge . i am started to construct a two storey residential building for myself.I passed out in civil Engg. course in 2009 and all the basic civil Engg. knowledge was evaporated from my brain. After reading your lessons, I am feeling good.Now i am m.tech studying in Myanmar TU . your website is very useful to me.So Please help me.

    Regards, SOE THU SAN

    • #51 by BenzuJK on January 8, 2012 - 11:37 pm

      We are really glad that our site has been of so much help to you. Thank you so much for your kind words of appreciation.
      We shall keep up our work and try and help everyone out there.

      Thanks and cheers πŸ™‚

      • #52 by madi on February 20, 2012 - 7:13 pm

        hello Benzu Kachchhi
        i am doing phd about modern architecture and colonial architecture can u send u r email

  38. #53 by Munawfer on January 23, 2012 - 2:31 am

    After long search I got your amazing data bank which going to help me lot in my resident house building projects. Thanks for your nice afford.

    *If you dont mind please help me get the sequence of your post

  39. #54 by Amara Krishna Kishore on January 27, 2012 - 12:20 am

    Please add Marine structures aspects also ( Like Coastal structures,Breakwaters,Berthing and Mooring Dolpins )

  40. #55 by V.Raghuram on February 1, 2012 - 8:22 am

    I am architect from Kanchipuram.Your Site is very informative and useful for students.

  41. #56 by SYLVIA on February 3, 2012 - 3:02 am

    Hello, I’m a civil engineering student. Your blog is awesome and educative. Keep up the good work.

  42. #57 by Syed Ahsan Ali Shah on February 3, 2012 - 11:53 pm

    hello benzujk,
    the work that u r doing for humainty is very apperciatable and its helpful for very one it may be beg or else ” principle of knowledge for every body is very good”
    keep it up!!!

  43. #58 by dipak on February 19, 2012 - 2:42 am

    What should be the ideal sequence of removing props from under a simply supported beam. Pl. allow mathematical justification.

  44. #59 by rahul on February 27, 2012 - 9:55 pm

    Should the reinforcement of secondary beams be placed inside or over the primary beam reinforcement? Please mention relevant IS code if any .

  45. #60 by KAMESWARA Rao Y on March 4, 2012 - 11:09 pm

    Hello Ms Benzujk, Thanks for ur blog.

    Do need an expert opinion.
    Am basically a Mechanical guy, but ‘ve got to lookafter civil jobs also. Was stuck up in designing a structure (Main Entrance for our Steel Plant).

    The details in brief are
    RCC Slab 17200 x 17000 (17000 is span)
    Out of this, 10000 length is supported with two additional columns in between but the remaining 7000 length can be given column supports at either ends only.

    The entrance would look like a trapezium, the smaller side measuring 13000 and longer side 17200.
    The support plan for the area under trapezium:
    (i) Columns 600 x 600 at the ends
    (ii) Tie Beam 300 x 600
    (iii) Digonal Supports on either ends (Beam to Column) 1500×1500
    (iv) We have another two roof beams extending to the front tie beam of size 300 x 600. Here also we plan for diagonal supports of 1500 x 1500.
    (v) Additionally, we have side walls, extending to full height, also to support the slab.

    Thanks & Reg

    Height of the structure : 7000.

  46. #61 by pradeep on March 6, 2012 - 5:42 am

    it is very nice job.thank u for ur help.

  47. #62 by P.KIRUTHIKA on March 8, 2012 - 10:40 pm

    hai benzujk,
    i am doing my pre-final year in a reputed institution in trichy. i dont have any idea about my project. will u suggest and guide me to do an excellent project in my final year.

    with regards,

  48. #63 by Ahmed on March 23, 2012 - 12:05 pm

    Nice work without any cost.
    Thanks a lot.

  49. #64 by bushie on April 2, 2012 - 12:57 am

    hello mam!

    gr8 work n very informative site.. well i want 2 know about precast concrete north light roof truss & its difference frm north light steel truss…

  50. #65 by sakharam on April 4, 2012 - 9:59 pm


    I have doing minor changes in the apartment the I live and in this I plan to change the position of the bathroom, Is it ok if the waste water outlet is done without the sunken slab. My contractor has okayed it, saying that the necessary waterproofing is sufficient.

    Can u please throw some light on this.

  51. #66 by GANESAN I.V. on April 13, 2012 - 1:12 am

    Dear Madam,

    my contractor said one feet raft foundation for
    (826sq feet in one floo)r – 3 storied building with inter lock bricks. 2 feet base from ground level.


  52. #67 by Sofia on April 25, 2012 - 1:47 am

    Dear Benzu Hi,
    I find this site and searched many topics related to civil Engineering.I completed B.Tech in 1999.But couldn’t work after marriege.Now I am working cad designer for last six months.I want always somthing related to civil but I feel that I cant bcoz I am not in touch for a long time.when I saw your site I again keen to know about these or want to revise Every thing.How to do this.I want to know practically also.Becoz i did always Theoritically.didn’t use on practically.I feel like I forgot Every thing.Is it possible that I can do it again?Please advice me because you are genius and you do explain in simple words.I will be very greatful to you.
    Thankyou very much

  53. #68 by sharad mahadik on May 6, 2012 - 9:33 am

    excellent job,and keep it up

  54. #69 by M Hassan on June 3, 2012 - 8:17 am

    Hi Benzu as a means of appreciating…. am actually a second yr student of civil engineering who has not yet started on structural design, but i think with the articles i’ve so far red from your blog i’ll do better if i reach that stage… am very glad for every thing ur doing to the Eng society and i hope northing will distruct you from achieving your ultimate goal….God bless u.

  55. #70 by alex.eng on June 6, 2012 - 6:22 pm

    I was asked by my boss to design a footing to support a movable crane with a total load of 25 mt..the footing dimension is 450mmx900mmx30meters long, I need to compute the re-bars needed. currently i work as a steel detailer and not used in the design anymore and need to refresh my studies again..can you suggests me what topic u have already so that i can do the design thanks

  56. #71 by yogesh on June 13, 2012 - 3:03 am

    hiii.. am actually a second yr student of civil engineering who has not yet started on structural design, but i think with the articles i’ve so far red from your blog i’ll do better if i reach that stage… am very glad for every thing ur doing to the Eng society and i hope northing will distruct you from achieving your ultimate goal….God bless u.

    • #72 by BenzuJK on June 30, 2012 - 5:01 am

      Thank you for your kind words of appreciation Yogesh πŸ™‚
      Do keep visiting the site.

      Cheers πŸ™‚

  57. #73 by Kalyan on June 24, 2012 - 3:17 am

    hello Miss. Benzu,
    I am kalyan a postdoctoral researcher. For my PhD dissertation work, I borrowed the image of steel reinforced concrete grid shown in Guide to Foundation Design | Column Footings of your blog. Now that work is going to be published in a journal and I need to obtain permission for copyright since the image is a third party material I borrowed from your blog.

    Could you please let me know your email so I can send you the copyright form if the image is yours or direct me to the appropriate source?

    thank you

  58. #74 by Dr S on June 24, 2012 - 7:41 am

    Wonderful job I must tell u.despite being a diabetologist I was thoroughly impressed and fascinated by your efforts.i m thankful to you.i don’t know from which country u r but in India there is a Sanskrit saying that says you should help everyone to all possible extent without expecting returns.i was looking for terrace garden and found your information very useful,thanks again

  59. #75 by kalyan on July 1, 2012 - 8:49 pm

    hello Miss. Benzu,
    I am kalyan a postdoctoral researcher. Iam reposting my comment again. For my PhD dissertation work, I borrowed the image of steel reinforced concrete grid shown in Guide to Foundation Design | Column Footings of your blog. Now that work is going to be published in a journal and I need to obtain permission for copyright since the image is a third party material I borrowed from your blog.

    Could you please reply to my email giving permission to use the image?

    thank you

  60. #76 by Ramaswamy on July 5, 2012 - 5:14 am

    Very Interesting and useful blog all civil engineers

  61. #77 by Ing. Medubu on July 26, 2012 - 10:41 am

    Wonderful job. Iam impressed, keep it up.

  62. #78 by Rajesh on August 29, 2012 - 10:12 am

    Dear Benzu,

    This is Rajesh from COLORS INTERNATIONAL,
    TAMIL NADU.India.I am one of the bUILDING mATERIAL Dealer in my Area.I have a 2 Years Good Experience in Construction Field.And also a Growing Young Builder in my City.Last April I was Started A New House Project.This is my First Buliding Construction..We finished Basement & column Works only.Next we go to started the Roof Work.I have lot of Questions in my New Construction.Tomorrow i will send my Construction Images to you.Please give me good solution to me for Future work


    Rajesh Kannaa


  63. #79 by saravanan on September 2, 2012 - 2:32 am

    hi benzu,
    nice job,i have a doubt regarding centre of gravity in rcc concrete beam.how it is useful in a framed structure(slab,beam,column).try to corelate with neutral axis,reference points with an example of beam supported by column on both ends fixed.

  64. #80 by RP Khanna on September 5, 2012 - 11:52 pm

    Excllent knowledge of Benz on the subject
    and advse.

  65. #81 by Alika Dobie on September 17, 2012 - 10:58 am

    Hi there!

    I’m a photo researcher for a publishing company in South Africa and there are a couple of photos in your site that would be perfect for the text book I’m busy working on. Could I perhaps email you the details?

  66. #82 by Nishant Pandey on September 20, 2012 - 9:35 am

    Nice . Keep it up !

  67. #83 by Chaitanya on October 11, 2012 - 12:06 am

    Being a civil engineer myself and doing field work since passed out, the internet has been the source of all my updates in the construction field. After going through your site, I really appreciate all the hard work you are doing to post these civil engineering fundamentals on internet. People like me, not only get refreshed by this data available topic vise but many must have found the way through their problems in civil engineering both practically and academically also.
    Good work, keep it up and all the best for all your future prospects.

  68. #84 by Deepak on November 4, 2012 - 12:39 pm

    Hi Benzu,

    Your articles are really usefull and very informative. I am not from the construction or architecture background, but I was looking for website which can give me basic information about constructing the house and also about various terms used in construction. You have done excellent work by explaining each concepts in simple words. Thank you.
    I have one question. I own a old house which is 15 years old brick house, which is in good condition(ground floor only). Now I want to construct duplex over it. Since it old house and there are no columns, how do I proceed and what should be taken care before constructing over it. I have seen couple of old house which use steel beam for extension. Is that the way I should be looking at??

    Thanks in advance.
    Deepak Nagaraj

  69. #85 by Saqib on December 15, 2012 - 2:28 am

    hi friends, i am saqib abrar from pakistan. i am a structural engineer by profession and i hope this blog / site will be very handy for me to learn and share my skills with you guys. hope to see ypu all around

  70. #86 by SABYASACHI GHOSH on December 21, 2012 - 10:32 pm


  71. #88 by Er. Narayan Bhattarai on December 25, 2012 - 10:37 am

    Hello Benzujk,

    I am a civil engineer from Nepal working in India. I just come to know this site and feel very useful for engineers. I appreciate your effort and courage. You gave a heavy blow to those engineers who don’t believe on experience /knowledge sharing. I think, knowledge sharing makes a person greater. Keep it up !

  72. #89 by Wendy on January 4, 2013 - 9:28 pm

    Hi Benzu

    I’m simply amazed by all your efforts of sharing so much knowledge for everyone! I will show this to my students.
    Thank you very much!

    • #90 by BenzuJK on March 13, 2013 - 3:26 am

      Hello Wendy,

      I am glad to have you visited our blog. We shall try our best to cover various topics related to Construction. Do keep visiting.

      Cheers πŸ™‚

  73. #91 by Afsar on February 9, 2013 - 6:08 am

    hi i am a civil engineer impressed with your blog kindly send me the lates up dates

  74. #92 by parmeshwari on July 7, 2013 - 9:48 pm

    hello benzukjk
    i got into ur blog when i was trying to design a frame structure for column and beam for a residential building and really found your site amazing and very helpful for budding engineers like me who aree just beginning their career.. thank you for your well explained proceedures.

    regards πŸ™‚

  75. #93 by jeya on August 7, 2013 - 6:16 am

    How to do manual calculation of dead and live loads and put into staadpro v8i?

  76. #94 by guru on November 6, 2013 - 7:41 am

    what is the lap length in column and beam for m15grade concrete and fe 415 steel

  77. #95 by Dayal on November 13, 2014 - 4:04 pm

    Dear Benzu,
    Thank you very much for a lot of information which is extremely helpful and presented in a simple manner, easy to understand.
    I saw various feed backs and can understand that your information is valued by many.
    Thank you very much. I shall come in touch and contact you with some specific queries and hope you will extend yourself and help.
    Can I email you personally?
    Thank you.
    with gratitude ,

    • #96 by BenzuJK on November 25, 2014 - 9:55 pm

      Dear Dayal,

      You are most welcome to post your queries on the site in the comments section. Your questions will help be answered in the best possible way. This will be helpful to not only but to many who are seeking answers to their questions.

      Cheers πŸ™‚

  78. #97 by samuel on January 22, 2016 - 3:35 am

    I am a first timer on this site and i found it to be the real deal. I am a C.E student but i’m always having problems in dealing with calculations. Pls help.

  79. #98 by sweatha on March 13, 2016 - 11:50 am

    i hv a query . what will be done while using steel structures in green building home??? .

  80. #99 by Srinivas on March 18, 2016 - 3:24 am

    did a quick browse of the site, very informative. Thanks for sharing all the information.

  81. #100 by job mvula on April 13, 2016 - 3:11 pm

    i find this web very useful , i m 3rd year civil engineering students i would like to get assist in calculations of foundation loads , i got a lot formulas and procedures that i have used but i just want to in advance any other appropriate ways on how to do the calulations.

    kind regards
    sk job

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