Tag Archive for Tag: Principles

Tag: Principles Principles of Forces

The concept of force is an important part of mechanics. Created by the action of one body on another, force is a vector, consisting of magnitude and direction. In addition to these values, point of action or line of action is needed to determine the effect of a force on a structural system. Forces may be concentrated or distributed. A concentrated force is

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Tag: Principles Principles of pricing and payment

In the simplest contracts for construction, the amount to be paid to the contractor may have been pre-agreed as a lump sum, or a series of lump sums relating to different items to be provided, and payment will depend on these being completed. In principle many turnkey types of contract and some design and construct contracts follow similar arrangements although, in practice, things seldom turn

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