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May 1, 2022


Addressing the ever-growing aging issues in structures and infrastructures with intelligent and economic solutions fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composites continue to provide engineers with the ability to deliver innovative design to overcome the problem. FRP materials have been introduced over 50 years in construction industry. The use of FRP in advanced new reinforced concrete beams and columns is superior to traditional retrofitting due to possession of high strength capacity and corrosion resistance and can be employed as the main reinforcements in combination with adhesives and anchorages.

Apr 1, 2022

Earthquake Insurance

If you live in an area prone to seismic activities not only should you protect your safety but also you should protect your property either as a main residence or as an investment. When it comes to safeguarding the property against any damages caused by a major earthquake, earthquake insurance comes into the picture. The question becomes,

Mar 1, 2022


When we compare the earth with an egg on the same scale, we can pretty much conclude that the egg’s crust is about 10 times thicker than the earth’s crust. The crust which covers the earth is broken. Every piece of this crust is called tectonic plate. The cracks between the boundaries of each plate are called earthquake faults

Feb 1, 2022

Sea Walls

Climate change is a hot topic subject with adverse effects on the environment all around the globe at present time. One significant consequence of its effect is the rise in sea levels. A rise in sea level causes an increase demand in waves and tides which necessitates the demand for installation/maintenance of sea walls to shield various shorelines in all coastal areas

Jan 1, 2022


An average of 1,000 tornadoes per year hit the United States. Most of these tornados occur in states, such as Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Kansas. which are known as Mid-Plaines states.

Dec 1, 2021

Your Safety in Natural Disasters

Before starting to assemble any emergency kit you need to know what constitutes the emergency. Is it because of a major earthquake where you have some limited access to your residence and can stay in a government type shelter or are you required to leave

Nov 1, 2021

Soft Story

A Soft Story building is a Structure with multi-levels in which the lower level has large opening for garages, storefronts, or windows that make them more likely to sustain damage ....

Oct 1, 2021

Non-Ductile Concrete Building

Ductility in a building describes the extent to which a structure can undergo a large displacement or deformation without causing a failing or collapse.

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