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What is aim of " super civil Cd " ?
  The main aim of " super civil Cd " is two fold viz;
To educate & inform the reader.
To enhance the productivity of Engineer/Architect by providing online design of various members & to provide readymade standard designs, tables, details & drawings of various building/structural elements.
Who can benefit from this CD ROM ?
  In particular Indian Civil, Structural Engineers, Architects, Constructional personnel & Students.
  In general any Professional related to building industry or Consultants who are outside India & would like to know about the structural design carried out as per Indian Standard (IS:) codes & Indian building/construction practices.
Is internet required to run Software given in Super Civil CD.
  No. The programs run independently from CD ROM drive. Keep Super Civil CD all the time in the CD ROM drive while designing or looking for information.
Which operating (OS) system is required to run SCCD.
  Windows 95/98/ME/XP/2000/NT/ Windows 7.
Will SCCD will work on Server.
  No. It works only on PC. The computer should have its operating system (OS) installed in C drive.
What if their there is any discrepancy or error found in the designs/data bank.
  The author has been using most of these programs for the past 18 years. However their could be some bugs or genuine errors in designs or databank. We request the users to bring these to the notice of SUPER CIVIL CD through email or by letter, describing in details the data entered, actual & expected output. Appropriate Action will be taken on case to case basis.
How the CD will be delivered ?
  Super Civil CD will be delivered by Courier Service or by Speed Post within 2 to 3 days of receiving the Remittance (Cheque/DD)  within India. Duly acknowledged receipt will be included in the packing.
Which web browser shall be used for viewing ?
  Internet Explorer 5.0 & later versions shall be used.
Is JavaScript is must to view " super civil Cd " ?
  Yes, the browser should be JavaScript enabled. All online designs are carried out using JavaScript at the user's end. Incase the JavaScript is turned off in your browser, there will not be any display of design results.
How do I turn on JavaScript on my browser ?
  If you are using Internet Explorer 6+, click Tools -> Internet Options -> Security. Then select the Internet Web Content Zone, click Custom Level, & scroll down until you find the Active Scripting Category. Finally, ensure that the radio button next to Enable is Checked.
What this Cd Rom  contains in general ?
  The Home page is in two parts (Part # 1 & 2). 
  The first page lists all the online design of various members such as:
  Concrete Design:
  In this category Beam, Slab, Column, Footing, Ld, Torsion, Corbel, Deflection, Pile, Pile Caps, Dynamic Foundation, Ring Wall Foundation, Bar Bending Schedule, Ductile Detailing of Beams & Shear Walls etc. are given.
  Steel Design:
  In this category Angle, Gantry Girder, Castellated Gantry, Base Plate, Beam, Chequered Plate etc. are given.
  Calculation of Frequency of vibrations of Concrete as well as Steel Beams.
  Analysis Of Structure:
  Analysis of Cantilever Shear Wall & Time Period & Seismic base shear for a multistory frame.
  Design of Rigid & Flexible Road Pavements.
  Design Of Grade Slab.
  Calculation of Safe Bearing Capacity.
  Quality Control of Concrete Strength At Site, Mix Design & Rate Analysis.
  Consumption of Cement, Sand, Aggregate, Water etc.
  Engineering Design & Drawing Man-Hour Estimation.
  ONLINE Knowledge Test.
  The second page lists all the Productivity Tools (Standards) such as:
  Standard Design Tables of RC Columns, Beams, Staircase, Slabs & Footings.
  Standard Design Tables for steel members.
  Standard Design Basis & Specs for various Civil Engineering works.
  Standard readymade design of Trusses & Purlins.
  Information in Tabular form, such as:
  (a) Steel (b) Reinforced Concrete (c) Tables from SP-16 (d) Tables from IS:3370 part 4 (e) Misc. Tables (f) Dead & Live Loads as per IS:875.
  Standard Drawing Details, including Splice Details  (GIF Files.)
  Standard Pipe & Electrical Rack, Insert Plates.
  Standard Civil, Survey, Geo-Tech, Pilling & Borewell Tenders.
  Calculation Of Material & Labour Quantities.
  Conversion Program
  Seismic, Wind and Temperature Maps of India.
  Salient Features of various IS: codes.
  Water Supply, Plumbing & Sanitation.
  Check Lists for Designs & Drawings.
  Info on ISO-9000.