Some useful tips to read civil engineering drawings efficiently

Construction Cost Estimating

This construction video tutorial sifts through the process for evaluating engineering drawing easily. In this video, some crucial topics like grid lines in civil engineering, problems found in the drawing, are explained briefly. In the video, a sample drawing is considered.

Why is precision essential for construction drawings?

Unearth

In construction, the phrase ‘fail to prepare, prepare to fail’ is never more true than when a property owner uses chaotic, imprecise drawings to plan and execute their project. We’ve seen first-hand what happens when someone tries to build using sloppy drawings.

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Las Vegas building boom drawing more development

Construction Dive

Billions of dollars' worth of construction projects have put Nevada's Sin City on the radar of even more developers

Understanding the lines Used in Architectural Drawings

The Constructor

The structure that is planned to be built is described by using lines, symbols and notes in architectural drawings. Read More at Understanding the. How To Guide

National Landscaping Competition Draws Hundreds

Green Industry Professionals

The National Association of Landscape Professionals held a competition for college students to test lawn-and-garden know-how

More about design drawings and model planning

Construction Cost Estimating

Plans are like a set of drawings or two-dimensional diagrams that are used to narrate a place or object or to communicate building or fabrication instructions which are drawn or printed on paper and can take the form of a digital file. Concept drawings. Tender drawings.

Useful Construction Video Tutorial To Understand Blueprints And Drawing Scales

Construction Cost Estimating

The video will guide you to comprehend various drawing scales as well as how to ascertain the scale of drawing when the scale is not demonstrated on the drawing. construction drawing construction method construction structure construction tutorial professional estimator

TYPES OF DRAWINGS BY STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS

The Constructor

Types of Drawings prepared by Structural Engineers There are four different types of drawing: 1) Structural Drawings 2) Reinforcement Drawings 3). Detailing Guide How To Guide

Construction Collaboration: PDF Secrets Part 3 – Large Format Drawings and Markups

Carol Hagen

Collaboration on large format construction drawings often has the expectation that all the team players have the same tools. Architects and engineers spend countless hours in AutoCad then share their drawings with the General Contractor.

Some useful construction tips to draw influence lines for truss members

Construction Cost Estimating

The video focuses on the importance of influence line for effective structural analysis as well as process for drawing influence lines for truss members. construction video draw influence lines News truss useful construction tips

How to place stirrups with proper structural drawings in a column

Construction Cost Estimating

Learn to apply various structural drawings for organizing stirrups. Concrete beams concrete structural construction video reinforcement concrete steel structural drawings

WWETT Show 2018 draws more than 13,000 attendees

Constructor Magazine

The 2018 Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport (WWETT) Show was held February 21-24, 2018 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN

Museum of Mayan Culture draws inspiration from temple design [slideshow]

BD+C

Drawing inspiration from traditional temple architecture, a monolithic box will be perched atop blocks of stone, accompanied by staggered stone screens and overscaled loggias.

DWR Draws Lessons from Oroville Forensic Report

ENR Construction

Forensic team delivers final verdict on the physical and human causes of the spillway emergency last February at the nation's tallest dam

Infrastructure Investment Plans Draw Construction's Attention

ENR Construction

As the presidential candidates step up their campaigns, they are talking up ambitious proposals to boost funding for transportation and other infrastructure

7 hip high-rise developments on the drawing board

BD+C

In each issue of Building Design+Construction , we feature the latest new construction and renovation projects in our On the Drawing Board section.

The Illusory Role of “Approved” Shop Drawings

Construction Dive

A scene that plays out thousands of times a year, and sucks countless millions of dollars of damages and attorneys’ fees out of the pockets of owners, contractors, and subcontractors, goes something like this. Halfway through construction of a large apartment building, inspectors notice some minor racking of the frame in the face of unusually high wind. The project is suspended for additional inspection, and it turns out that some of the structural members are slightly undersized.

Boston Transit Agency CEO Hire Draws Flak

ENR Construction

Veteran corporate executive Luis M. Ramirez began a new role on Sept.

Enhanced Shop Drawings in Autodesk Revit 2015

BIM & Beam

In this video you can see these new features which enhance shop drawings for reinforced concrete structures. These features give you more accurate and more readable shop drawings

Download the sample drawing of combined footing design

Construction Cost Estimating

Download the sample drawing of combined footing design. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Published By Arka Roy www.constructioncost.co ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~. Footings are crucial part of foundation development.

Personal Touch Draws Value-Minded Clients

Green Industry Professionals

Senior living communities have become an integral part of NewLawn and Landscape's diverse commercial portfolio. Now the Oklahoma company sees growth opportunity in high-end residential

DebunkTheBIM: Reconstructing drawing-sets and the case of the.

DebunkTheBIM

Reconstructing drawing-sets and the case of the Great Pretenders. Something is fundamentally wrong with the way AEC manages its information: We have numerous solutions available to handle large amounts of paper-based (flat) drawings in a reasonably sophisticated way. DebunkTheBIM.

EPA Nominees Clear Senate Committee, Draw Democrats' Flak

ENR Construction

Democrats' main targets are picks for EPA chemical-safety and air offices

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Revit 2012 Draws Nearer

Revit OpEd

Hearing reports that Revit 2012 software is available in some markets via the subscription center. Might be worth checking during the next few days to see if it becomes available in your market. As of tonight I'm not seeing it here yet.

How to generate reinforcement drawing in Autodesk Advance Concrete 2016

Construction Cost Estimating

In this tutorial, Kabir shows some useful tips for creating reinforcement drawing in Advance Concrete 2016 developed by Autodesk. Create reinforcement drawing efficiently for manual reinforcement like stirrups, straight bars, polygonal bars, meshes etc.

Design culture in Dubai draws increased international attention

BD+C

For many years, the UAE has set the global bar for iconic architecture—pushing the boundaries of aesthetics, technology, and delivery. With the articulation of the UAE Vision 2021 by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, that bar of excellence has been set even higher, ensuring that future design and development within the UAE be advanced through a framework of sustainability. And not only environmental sustainability, but also economic and cultural sustainability

Up Your Sustainability to Draw Customers

Green Industry Professionals

Operating a more sustainable business can help you draw customers and save on the cost of doing business

EPA Nominees Clear Senate Committee, Draw Democrats' Flak

ENR Construction

Democrats' main targets are picks for EPA chemical-safety and air offices

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The Benefit of Design/Build Phase I Drawings

Wolgast Corporation Blog

Early on, when we’re discussing the benefits of Design/Build with those who are skeptical, they have a difficult time accepting that they need to pay the nominal fee for the preliminary drawings (Phase I Design) so we can estimate the construction budget.

How to draw SFD and BMD of one sided overhand beam

Construction Cost Estimating

This construction video provides some useful guidelines for creating the drawing of SFD and BMD for one sided overhanding beam with point loads. Shear force and bending moment diagrams are represented as SFD and BMD.

A useful video tutorial on drawing Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagram

Construction Cost Estimating

This construction article briefly demonstrates how to draw SFD and BMD. This video focuses on graphical approach to demonstrate how analysis of a simply supported beam is prepared and drawing is made for shear force and Bending moment diagram.

Who Owns the Architect’s Drawings?

Construction Lawyer Blog

Often, contractors will need to prepare “shop drawings” to show specific details of the work they are to perform. Such shop drawings also require that the contractor have a license to use the architect’s plans. When an owner hires an architect to design a project, the parties often have misconceptions about who owns the plans. This subject is more complicated that it may seem.

Revit Conferences Draw Near

Revit OpEd

Are you attending one, the other, or both conferences this year? Planning to attend but haven't registered yet? Time is "running out"! RTCAUS 2011 is one week away in Goldcoast, Australia. So little time left to register that you'll have to register on-site if you don't do it quick. RTCUSA 2011 is just one month away. Come to Huntington Beach California to spend three days with other Revit users, getting your fill of information and meeting and greeting!

DebunkTheBIM: How well can you tell? (?If the drawings in front-of.

DebunkTheBIM

How well can you tell? (…If the drawings in front-of you have been produced via 2D or 3D methods?). The moment you are exposed to drawings (hard or soft copies) you become extremely vulnerable to them. Give me a couple of sheets of your drawings and I’ll tell who you are!

Step by Step Video Tutorial How to Create Shop Drawings and Rebar Schedules in Autodesk Revit 2015.

BIM & Beam

This video provides insight into how to use the Revit tools in the best way for creating complete shop drawings and final rebar schedules. Take a look at the partitioning, the numbering, the bar presentation, the multi-rebar annotation tools and more in action

Construction Industry Looking to Draw in Recent Grads

Construction Equipment

. Construction is booming in Florida and local contractors are looking towards an untapped resource to fill the building labor shortage. In southwest Florida, BCB Homes is working with Collier County's Career & Technical Education Programs to expose recent high school grads to jobs and careers.

Copyrights in architectural drawings: Courts make it tougher

Construction Lawyer Blog

A new article, "Copyrights in architectural drawings: Courts make it tougher" , has been posted in the Construction Specifier. Written by Werner Sabo and Shawn Goodman, this article explores recent federal copyright cases where the courts have addressed copyright infringement cases brought by architects and held those architects to a standard more stringent than in the past