Arch dams are arches (vaults) laid 'on their side'. The stability of arch dams is mainly ensured by the transmission of the strut (normal force in the arch belts) to the banks. They withstand water head due to three important properties that together ensure their stability: 1) the resistance of its vertical structural elements (which... Read MoreArch Dams

  [video width="1280" height="720" mp4=""][/video] Concrete slabs are very essential to the structural stability of a building. They are both used as the foundation for the ground floor and upper slabs that act as ceilings. Causes of Cracks in Concrete Slab Foundation It is very normal to experience cracks and shrinkage in slab foundations but... Read MoreMethods Used to Fix and Repair Cracks in Concrete Slab Foundations