Why Pedestal is provided over footing & how does it economises footing design

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Hi It is very essential to understand the concept behind deciding in which kind of footing pedestal is required. Actually, for raft foundation, if you provide pedestal, then it will reduce the overall thickness of raft as pedestal will help against punching shear(Two Way Shear) which normally require higher section.Ultimately cost of raft foundation is […]

Crack Width Calculation for RCC Column as per IS:456-2000

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Hi ! Dear reader, I am attaching here an excel sheet for the calculation for Crack Width for Column in Water Retaining Structure as per IS:456-2000 This a very essential serviceability check for water retaining structure like under ground water tank or elevated water tank, Swimming Pool, Artificial Pond etc. For normal condition, crack width […]

Crack Width Calculation for RCC Wall as per IS:456-2000

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Hi ! Dear reader, I am attaching here an excel sheet for the calculation for Crack Width for Water Retaining Structure as per IS:456-2000 This a very essential serviceability check for water retaining structure like under ground water tank or elevated water tank, Swimming Pool, Artificial Pond etc. For normal condition, crack width shall be […]

Excel Sheet for the design of combined footing as per IS-456:2000

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Hello! Dear reader Please get here an outstanding excel sheet for the design of Combined footing. Although i have uploaded earler with two different excel sheet. One for equal overhang and another for unequal overhang. But from this updated version, you can do with the same excel sheet either for equal overhang or unequal overhang. […]

IMPROVED EXCEL SHEET FOR THE DESIGN OF ISOLATED FOOTING WITH BOQ

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“I believe in the principle of Kaizen…….A principle of continuous improvement to achieve outstanding result….so here, please find improved version of isolated footing design in excel with BOQ and abstract of materials” Download ultimate excel sheet for the design of isolated footing with bill of quantity(BOQ). Hey there, i have brought a very useful excel […]

UPDATED EXCEL SHEET FOR THE DESIGN OF ISOLATED FOOTING

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First of all would like to express my thanks to my viewers who like d my previous uploaded excel sheet for the design of isolated footing. Here in this attached sheet, you will be able to design of isolated footing for all kinds of buildings either industrial shed or residential complex. You can put moment […]

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EARTHQUAKE LOAD & WIND LOAD & WHICH ONE IS MORE DANGEROUS.

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“Here in this blog, we will try understand the difference between earthquake load & wind load & which one is more dangerous. Author: Mohammad Sohel Akhtar(Sr. Structural Engineer,Specialist in design of building for earthquake & cyclone) Before understanding the severity of wind and earthquake loads & wind load, we need to have a clarity between […]

ARE FREQUENT MINOR INTENSITY EARTHQUAKES HINTS A SEVERE EARTHQUAKE IN DELHI NCR REGIONS & IS IT A WAKE UP CALL FOR IGNORING SAFETY CODES?

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By: Mohammad Sohel Akhtar(Sr. Structural Engineer) New Delhi, India “This blog is all about to wake up all residents of Delhi- NCR for their ignorance of building by-laws & structural safety codes.Through this, i have tried to create awareness among them regarding severe earthquakes”. In recent past( within one & half month)many earthquake has found […]

Moment due to Sinking of Suppor

CALCULATION OF FIXED END MOMENT FOR SINKING OF SUPPORT

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Lecture Given by: Mohammad Sohel Akhtar (Sr. Structural Engineer, New Delhi, India) Here in this blog,i have calculated fixed end moment at support of single span fixed beam when any one of it’s support is sunk. Here fixed end moment developed at support of beam has been calculated by the equation of compatibility and principle […]