Aircraft Structural Components

The major aircraft structures are wings, fuselage, and empennage. The primary flight control surfaces, located on the wings and empennage, are ailerons, elevators, and rudder. These parts are connected by seams, called joints. All joints constructed using rivets, bolts, or special fasteners are lap joints. Fasteners cannot be used on joints in which the materials…

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Pros and Cons of a Career in Architecture

PROS You can do what you love Architecture is a passion. Becoming an architect is for people who can’t imagine doing anything else. If you are a perfectionist and love being creative, architecture might be for you. You also get to make real, tangible things, which is very satisfying. You get to express yourself through…

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What Is Gyprocking?

Thinking of furnishing your interior walls? Why not consider gyprocking? What is it, you might ask, in this article we will explain to you what is gyprocking and what advantages and disadvantages it has compared to traditional techniques. Gyprocks are made of gypsum plaster, which consists of a compound called calcium sulfate dihydrate. The gypsum…

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How to Fix Damaged Gypsum Ceiling

Gypsum board ceiling is a new method of covering the underside of the roof space in a building previously done with soft boards, chipboards, tongue and groove jointed timber. Its advantageous to use gypsum board ceiling because of the many good properties it has which include but not limited to good fire resistance, easy to…

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