The profession of Engineering and more so, Civil Engineering has a plethora of career opportunities today and in the future. Hear Padma Shri Prof. (Dr). G. Shankar from Amrita University explain more:
Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including public works such as roads, bridges, canals, dams, airports, sewerage systems, pipelines, structural components of buildings, and railways.
Even when Extreme Home Makeover was still on the air, building most of a house in a single day wasn’t feasible. But now, a California-based company has developed a proprietary 3D-printing technology and material that allows it to create a curved shell of a 35-square foot home in about 24 hours.
Researchers are making environment-friendly stone composites from are previously discarded from construction supplies or cutting of blocks. The new composite also uses polymers and natural stone slurry waste.