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What does a geotechnical engineer do?

Reddy Kancharla notes that that civil engineers who choose to specialize in geotechnical engineering have a much more important job than what most people perceive. Geotechnical engineers study what’s beneath the ground and evaluate the possible impacts any geological formations have on construction projects. They use the scientific and mathematical principles of engineering and investigate…
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The difference between quality assurance and quality control in construction

In this blog post, Civil engineer Reddy Kancharla discusses the difference between quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) in construction, two things that most people outside engineering and construction, and related fields often confuse. First off, quality in construction refers to the completion of a project or project components in adherence to what can…
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What is construction engineering?

The study of construction engineering is a well-rounded course for engineers. Often, it is referred to as construction engineering and management or CEM. This course is a culmination of several other engineering-related subjects such as mechanical engineering, environmental engineering, building information modeling, management, and other minor electives relevant to the field. Reddy Kancharla notes that…
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Analysis and design of shallow and deep foundations

Reddy Kancharla mentions that the foundation of a structure is undoubtedly one of its most important parts. Foundations make sure that the total load of the structure is transferred onto the soil in the correct way to provide stability to the structure. There are two foundations – shallow and deep. Reddy Kancharla provides a comparison…
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Reddy Kancharla Blog

Welcome to the blog page of construction engineer Reddy Kancharla. This page will contain his thought pieces on civil engineering and the construction industry in general. From design and construction, to quality assurance and systems development, Reddy Kancharla will be sharing his extensive knowledge about engineering theories, principles, and best practices for the benefit of…
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