Hydrology and Floodplain Analysis by Bedient et.al., Concept Check 1.1

What is the hydrologic cycle? What are the pathways that precipitation falling onto the land surface of the Earth is dispersed to the hydrologic cycle?

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Design of Mat Foundation

The plan of a mat foundation is shown in the figure. Calculate the soil pressure at points A, B, C, D, E, and F using the Conventional Rigid method. (Note: All column sections are planned to be 0.5 m x 0.5 m. All loads shown are factored loads. Determine the reinforcement requirements and the thickness … Continue reading Design of Mat Foundation

Scalars and Vectors

What are the important points when dealing with scalars and vectors? I have summarized down below some four important concepts you need to know when solving problems involving scalars and vectors. A scalar can be a negative or positive number. Scalar has magnitude but without direction. A vector is a quantity that has a magnitude, … Continue reading Scalars and Vectors