Advantage of using Pre-Engineered (PEB) Buildings over Conventional Steel Buildings

With this lecture, you will be able to understand, how it is more cost effective as well as less time time taking in fabrication and erections as far as using PEB(Pre-Engineered Building) construction over conventional steel is concerned. I am attaching here the lecture content in pdf as well in PPT.           Also abstract of… Continue reading Advantage of using Pre-Engineered (PEB) Buildings over Conventional Steel Buildings

What is the intensity of Erthquake?

Feel the Structure, MSA! Latest Earthqauke(Epicentre at Nepal) datd on Nov9, 2022 which resulted huge tremors in delhi-ncr indulged me to write something important to measure volume of destruction in terms of intensity or magnitude. Intensity: Intensity of an earthquake is the amount of shaking felt by an observer during earthquake. It is measured by… Continue reading What is the intensity of Erthquake?

Basic Principles to Design Earthquake Resistant Buildings

For a Structural Engineer, to design earthquake resistant design of any structure will require following basic principle to adopt in the design. First of all, see thoroughly architectural drawings and come to the conclusion, whether the building is geometrically regular or irregular in plan or in elevation. Certain guidelines have mentioned in Indian standard code… Continue reading Basic Principles to Design Earthquake Resistant Buildings

Myth-Using lesser numbers or higher numbers of Anchor Bolts….Lesser known facts.

“Lesser Known facts. Client/Layman recommends to use higher numbers of Anchor Bolts if span is large and eve height is more but designer should be careful about using higher number of bolts” Hey there, i am sharing my experience so that you would be careful. Recently have designed a pre-engineered building shed of span 28m… Continue reading Myth-Using lesser numbers or higher numbers of Anchor Bolts….Lesser known facts.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.… Continue reading Excel Sheet for the design of combined footing as per IS-456:2000

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