Civil construction is a segment of the broader construction industry focused on building core infrastructure like pipelines, telecommunications, sewers, water treatment systems, highways, roads, bridges, subway tunnels and light rail transit lines. Companies operating in this field design, build and
Social development is the prioritization of human needs in a society. Social development takes place on individual levels as well as broader societal levels. The intent of social development is to improve life for all.
Constructive criticism is a form of evaluation that offers both positive and negative feedback. It needs to be valid, useful, and not designed to hurt intentionally or put down anyone or anything. Constructive criticism is often used to help improve the final outcome of a project.
An example of constructive criticism is: "I noticed that we have had some trouble communicating lately. What can we do to improve this?" An example of unconstructive criticism is: "You haven't been communicating with me lately. What's your problem?"
Construction workers, also called construction laborers, perform the physical tasks associated with completing heavy highway and infrastructure projects, including mixing and pouring concrete, using hammers, drilling, laying asphalt and more. Construction workers use hand and power tools and may hel
Deviance is considered a social construct because it is defined strictly by what a particular society defines as normal. What is deviant in one society is not necessarily deviant in another.
Examples of psychological constructs are abilities, attitudes, personality traits and emotional states. A psychological construct can refer to a person's self-esteem, athletic ability or political and religious views. Psychological constructs refer to the traits and qualities of a person that cannot
"Loose construction" is a legal philosophy that favors a broad interpretation of a document's language. This term is often used to contrast with strict construction, a philosophy that favors looking solely at the written text of the law.
Wiring a construction project, from a single room to a building with multiple floors, involves running wire between electrical boxes for outlets, light switches and fixtures. To adhere to electrical codes, it is important to obtain a permit, ensure that the wire is the right size and type, and drill
A footing is a part of the foundation that helps support the foundation so that the structure does not settle. It is typically made of concrete with rebar reinforcement. The depth and width of the footing depends on the type of soil and the size and type of the foundation.