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Structural Engineering Services: Foundation and Underpinning

23 April 2019

In structural engineering parlance, building underpinnings reinforce below-ground supports. They bolster ground foundations. For context, a major piece of structural engineering work could be underway on a moderately sized site. There’s nothing much for a passerby to see because all the excavation operations are taking place below the surface. The foundations are going in, they’re being carved out of the soil, and things look a mite unsafe. A Preliminary Underpinnings Management Strategy There’s the crux of the matter, the fact that a major foundations-installing project requires a secondary structural framework. Let’s say this is a multi-storey building, and there’s an […]

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The Importance of Structural Reliability Analysis in an Engineering Design

10 April 2019

Professionally speaking, consulting engineers have access to a massive repertoire of resources. Those resources scale downwards to oversee smaller assignments. They also upscale to manage larger projects. In those infrastructure-sized jobs, an advanced set of design standards are accessed. Now, before the contractors can get to work on the bigger work, there are simulations and reliability analysis studies to be run. In a nutshell, there’s the engineering design preamble to address. Reliability Analysis Studies Are Essential Contractors and technicians have their tools, their hammers and multimeters, screwdrivers and power drills. Hopping up a level, workers gain excavators and cranes. Engineering […]

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What are the Conditions in Which Bioretention Systems are Required?

26 March 2019

Bioretention systems are specially landscaped basins. Actually, they’re a waste material percolating system that’s designed to process large volumes of stormwater. In truth, this naturally planned contaminant screening construct is both of those things. The ground-based depressions use Mother Nature’s finest features to treat contaminated run-off. Definition complete, the next question is whether the conditions around a newly interred Bioretention depression favour this solution. Slowing Down the Run-Off Less running and more meandering, that’s the requirement the system designer is addressing. The stormwater can’t just pour into the basin, not without causing a bank-busting glut of dirty water. Like any […]

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Construction Project Management: The Importance of Feasibility Studies

12 March 2019

Feasibility studies, at least those conducted in the construction industry, are used to see whether a development project is viable. It’s a “big picture” tool, in other words. For engineers can’t just make broad stroke assumptions here, not when there’s so much riding on the decisions that will be made during this pre-visualization stage. Engineering-wise and financially wise, that viability criterium must be absolute. Assessing The Site As construction project management specialists, a technical services team will face many challenges. A proposal has been made, now it’s up to the pros to see whether the enterprise is achievable. Composing the […]

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Civil Engineering Services: Pumping Stations and Pipeline Projects in New South Wales and Queensland

27 February 2019

Pumping stations keep the fluid transporting segments of our infrastructure moving. In industry, they transport oil ashore. The black crude oil is delivered to a refinery, where it’s processed in fractional distillation towers. For water pumping stations and their pipelines, well, these are the infrastructural assets civil engineering projects deal with on a day-to-day basis. As a rule, a pumping station provides plenty of initial impetus, but that energy can only go so far. A Key Infrastructural Asset Water is coming from a lake or reservoir. There’s a pumping station built on the edge of a body of water in […]

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