Author Archives: Neel Khosa

Google Trends : Concrete vs. Steel

I revisited an interesting (and free) tool on the internet called Google Trends.  It allows the user to “explore Google trending search topics.”  Since this is a construction-related blog, I decided to run explore the topics of “Concrete,” “Steel” and … Continue reading

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SustMeme World Concrete

AMSYSCO is ranked in the Top 500 of SustMeme World Concrete!  Currently, our @amsysco Twitter feed is ranked in the Top 200. The weekly ranking of Top 500 influencers and players active on Twitter in the fast-moving $1.3 trillion global concrete … Continue reading

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Strength of Post-Tensioning

Within the reinforced concrete construction industry, it’s widely known that a 1/2-inch-diameter post-tensioning tendon can hold around 27 kips (120 kN) when in tension. 1 kip equals 1,000 pounds-force and 1 pound-force equals the gravitational force exerted on a mass … Continue reading

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