What is Concrete?

Concrete is as much part of the urban landscape as trees are to a forest. It’s so ubiquitous that we rarely give it any regard at all. But underneath that drab, gray exterior is a hidden world of complexity. Hey, I’m greedy. And this is practical engineering. On today’s episode, it’s concrete 101. Concrete is… Continue reading What is Concrete?

Why Engineers Invent Floods

Although it’s an entirely normal and natural process on Earth, flooding represents a huge problem for people, every year we collectively throw billions of dollars essentially into the trash because of flood damage to property, buildings and vehicles and equipment. But it’s not just private property that’s affected. Nearly every part of the constructed environment… Continue reading Why Engineers Invent Floods

Was Roman Concrete Better?

The largest unreinforced concrete dome in the world is on the pantheon. It’s not a modern marvel, but rather an ancient Roman temple built almost 2000 years ago. So if concrete structures from the western Roman Empire can last for thousands of years, why does modern infrastructure look like this after only a couple of… Continue reading Was Roman Concrete Better?

How to Invest in the Indian Stock Market – Beginners Guide To Investing In India

Today, we’re going to talk about an emerging market that has the potential to be one of the big players in the future. As investors, we will prefer to invest in a market that is growing at cheap prices compared to one that has matured at expensive prices. As we’ll soon see that Anene, stock… Continue reading How to Invest in the Indian Stock Market – Beginners Guide To Investing In India