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GEOLOGY & CIVIL ENGINEERING As living creatures, the importance of understanding the earth we live in is paramount for our survival and development. Geology is the “scientific study of the origin, history and structure of the earth”. It involves understanding earth’s processes, materials and its effects on all forms of life. From earth elements such as rocks and mountains to natural phenomenon such as volcanoes and earthquakes, the field of geology encompasses a wide range of concepts fundamental...

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Leadership Vs. Management in Civil Engineering

plans, while managers are the ones responsible for putting the plans into action. Management and leadership in the past It is only recently that the role of “the manager “ has emerged. In the past, it was engineering leaders who oversaw and managed construction projects. Iconic engineering leaders such as Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Thomas Telford had to communicate with clients, supervise their workforces, and create plans and budgets… all duties that a modern day manager is expected to undertake...

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Civil Engineering

Civil engineering is not too hard because you have different position, different branches. When you start going to school, to take 2 or 3 classes for each branch, and when you graduate, you can tell which one you enjoy the most, but basically with that degree, you can do so many things. Engineering is very practical, and it’s different every day. At the beginning, you will learn, but after that, it’s all about solving problems. Every day, you do something different, like different problems, different...

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Civil Engineering

Klehfoth 1/29/01 CIVIL ENGINEERING Civil engineering is the oldest of the main branches of engineering. Civil engineers use their knowledge to supervise and plan construction projects such as roads, airports, bridges, canals, tunnels, and wastewater systems. They also collaborate with architects to design and construct various types of buildings. Some other civil engineering endeavors include highways, airports, pipelines, railroads, levees, and irrigation and sewage systems. Civil engineers try...

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Persuing a Career in Civil Engineering

Why do I want to be a civil engineer? Until recently, I did not know the answer to this question myself. I was extremely confused when it came to choosing a career. There were so many fields that interested me that I found it difficult to make up my mind. Then I read about civil engineering, an occupation involving the construction of buildings, roads, and bridges. As I looked further into civil engineering, I began to like many aspects of this career. Civil Engineers play a crucial role in the design...

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Civil Engineering

Engineering is a very important part of our society, both now and in the past. It is a major that opens a wide variety of career opportunities for you after college. Engineering is what keeps our nation moving and up to date with technology. It is a very strong appealing major in college due to the amount of average income, and also it appeals to many individuals likes in a career. It has the highest paying income straight out of college, and that increase in pay usually does not stop, it just keeps...

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Soil mechanics is one of the new disciplines of civil engineering, concerning the study of soil. It gathers data and provides the theoretical base for analysis in geotechnical engineering. In earlier times, constructions were built based on assumptions. After some important foundation-related engineering problems, example of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, engineers...

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Engineering

Polytechnic Univerity of the Philippines College of Engineering Department of Civil Engineering Assignment No. 4 Exercise 3.0 Cube Submitted by: Jemmalyn M. Tiglao Course & Section: BSCE 1-2 Date of Submission: March 23, 2013 Submitted to: Engr. Oscar L. Poloyapoy Score 5 Exercise 3.1 Rectangular Parallelepiped Submitted by: Jemmalyn M. Tiglao Course &...

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Civil Engineering a Great Job

advantages and disadvantages. There are also many reasons for people choosing a job. It can be their like or it can give them benefits that satisfy their life. Civil engineering is not exception. There are three benefits that people should choose civil engineering as their job: outdoor job, high income, and stable job. The first benefit of civil engineering is outdoor job. Firstly, it is good for health. Many people go daily to work by their car; they just sit in their place and work until they finish their...

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Nano Technology in Civil Engineering

Significance of Nanotechnology in CIVIL ENGINEERING NANOTECHNOLOGY in construction PRESENTED BY: B.YUGANDHAR, 10BG1AO160, II B.Tech, C.E, S.V.I.S.T, KADAPA, 8985864089 BALARAJU.YUGANDHAR@GMAIL.COM ...

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