Design of Two-way Slab by Coefficient Method

The Constructor

There are several methods by which two-way slabs can be designed. Slab Design Structural Engineering Slab design Structural DesignAll methods are viable provided that the safety and serviceability of the element.

10 Design Flaws to avoid in Earthquake-prone areas.

The Constructor

Buildings require great designs and sound construction practices to be able to withstand the disastrous forces of an earthquake. Earthquake Engineering Earthquake Design

Design of Beam

Construction Cost Estimating

Design of the section. Design of column: 1. If lef/b ratio<12 it will be designed as short column or else as long column; define the area of steel Asc. DESIGN OF FOOTING: The width B of the footing will obviously be equivalent to [W+W?]/qo. Estimation of constants.

Commercial Construction Trends: Why More Clients Are Choosing the Design-Assist Model

Commercial Construction

Working with a client on a design-assist or design-build basis, as Englewood Construction is with the reimagining of Stratford Square Mall, allows the commercial contractor to provide valuable input during the initial planning stages.

Seismic Design of Retaining Wall

The Constructor

Seismic design of retaining wall is considerably complicated problem in which assumptions have to be considered in order to make indeterminable issue. Earthquake Engineering Retaining Wall Design Structural Engineering Earthquake Earthquake Design Retaining Wall Structural Structural Design

Overview of BIM 360 Design

BIM & Beam

BIM 360 Design is Autodesk’s cloud worksharing, design collaboration, and data management product for improved project delivery. The new Design Collaboration module for milestone tracking and deliverable coordination.

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The Constructor

can you please tell me how a column and beam is designed for a commercial building

10 Design and Construction Mistakes Cause Earthquake Failure of Buildings

The Constructor

Buildings require great design and suitable construction practice to be able to withstand earthquake forces. There several common design and. Earthquake Engineering Earthquake Design

Design-Build contract tools

Construction Dive

Discover how the emergence of design-build project delivery has led to shorter project delivery times and reduced scheduling costs

Resilient Design

ENR Construction

Working on resilient designs with my one year old grandson


The Constructor

Concrete mix design is required to achieve target strength in structures. Concrete Mix design calculation of M20, M25, M30 grade of concrete are. Concrete How To Guide Mix Design Guide Concrete Mix Design Concrete Mix Design Procedure Concrete Technology Mix Design Mix Design Example

Two Way Slab Design by Direct Design Method as per ACI 318-11

The Constructor

Two way slab design by direct design method as per ACI 318-11, step by step procedure and limitations of direct design method for two way slab is. Slab Design Structural Design Structural Engineering Slab design Structural

Brief overview of Seismic Design

Construction Cost Estimating

The mass of the building to be designed manages seismic design apart from the building stiffness, since earthquake produces inertia forces which are proportional to the building mass. SEISMIC DESIGN FACTORS: The following factors provide a great impact on the building design.

What is a hidden beam? Purpose, Applications and Design

The Constructor

Beam Design Structural Design Structural Engineering Beams StructuralWhat is a Hidden Beam? Hidden beam is a reinforced concrete beam, also called concealed beam provided within the depth of supporting slabs. So, the.

Combined Pad Foundation Design Spreadsheets

Construction Cost Estimating

Combined Pad Foundation Design Spreadsheets comprise of a series of spreadsheets which can be used for stability analysis and structural design of a combined rectangular pad foundation.

Introduction to Design-Build for Water Projects: An AWWA Webinar

PC Construction Blog

On March 13, I will join with a panel of water design-build experts to present a webinar on the essentials of design-build for water projects. All Integrated Delivery Water & Wastewater Treatment Design-Build


The Constructor

Requirements of concrete mix design should be known before calculations for concrete mix. Mix design is done in the laboratory and samples from each. Concrete Technology How To Guide Mix Design Guide Concrete Mix Design Concrete Mix Design Procedure Mix Design

Download truss design spreadsheet

Construction Cost Estimating

This estimating spreadsheet is specifically created for designing truss. By using this spreadsheet one can design light gage truss on the basis of AISI S100/SI-10 & ER-4943P. The following design criterion is required for truss analysis.

Structural Design of ASDIP Concrete

Construction Cost Estimating

ASDIP Concrete is a set of modules which are fully devoted for the design of concrete members like beams, columns and walls depended on the newest ACI 318 specifications. ASDIP: It is a 13-module structural ser with a board of design solutions for new structural engineers.

In its latest design forecast, Gensler emphasizes the human touch


Design that “puts people back at the center” is now the driving force behind resilient, livable cities, according to Gensler’s just-released 2018 Design Forecast, “Shaping the Future of Cities

12 Types of Loads Considered for Design of Bridge Structures

The Constructor

Various types of loads are considered for design of bridge structures. Bridges Structural Design Structural Engineering Structures Bridge Bridge Design StructuralThese loads and their combinations decides the safety of the bridge.

Awesomely Designed Tiny Home

Jetson Green

Builder John McFarlane of Camera Buildings did a great job designing and constructing this home. It’s great how its boxy shape enabled the designer to make the most of the available space. Isabella Mori of Vancouver, BC recently moved into her brand new tiny home.

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Sedimentation Tank Design Parameters

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Sedimentation is the process of removing suspended coarser particles in water by settling down them to the bottom of tank. For a particle to settle. Environmental Engg Environmental Engineering

Ductility of Building Structures for Earthquake Resistant Design

The Constructor

Ductility for earthquake resistant design is important for buildings, structures and building materials. Ductility and its importance in design is. Earthquake Engineering Earthquake Resistant Design Structural Design Structural Engineering Earthquake Earthquake Design Structural

Design-Build Conference Highlights Risk, People Skills

ENR Construction

Communication skills and emotional intelligence are critical not only to successful design-build delivery projects but also to attraction and retention of new talent in the A/E/C industry

Some useful tips on reinforced concrete design

Construction Cost Estimating

While designing the reinforced concrete members, it is necessary to check the steel reinforcement in jobsite prior to arrange concrete. are constructed as per design norms. Often, it is observed that steel beam stirrups employed in reinforced concrete design, are not installed properly.

Structural Design – Minimum Standard

Construction Cost Estimating

Thumb rules for Structural Design of RCC Structures: It is advisable to use superior structural design software like ETabs or Staad Pro for making the design of structures. It is recommended to apply good software for structural designer instead of manual methods.

Economical Design of Reinforced Concrete Columns to Reduce Cost

The Constructor

Economical design of reinforced concrete columns and its construction practices and recommendations to reduce its cost of construction is. Structural Design Structural Engineering Column Structural

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Structural Design of Bunkers with Procedure and Design Considerations

The Constructor

Structural Design Structural Engineering StructuralBunkers and silos are structure that are used as storage tanks. They are used to store materials like grain, cereals, coal cement etc. They both.

Brick Ledge- Design and Construction Procedure

The Constructor

Concrete Work Procedure Design Guide How To Guide Work ProceduresBrick ledge is reinforced concrete bearing which supports the weight (100Kg per square meter or more) of finish materials such as Brick, stone or.

How to design rectangular and T shape beam

Construction Cost Estimating

Calculate self-weight of beam & design load. Calculate design moment (Mu) Work out maximum possible nominal moment for singly reinforced beam (?M Determine an essential residual moment, deducting the total design moment and the moment capacity of the singly reinforced section.


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Specifications for Design of footings as per IS 456: 2000 The important guidelines given in IS 456: 2000 for the design of isolated footings are as. Design Guide Foundation Design How To Guide Structural Design Structural Engineering Design Design cosiderations Foundation

Regenerative Design in Practice

SAB Magazine

Building Case Studies Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability community’s re-greening program Jim Taggart Regenerative Design SabMagazine sustainable architecture and design The Vale Living with Lakes Centre the Vale Living With Lakes Centre for Applied Research


The Constructor

Flexible pavement design by CBR method is used to determine the total thickness of pavement. Pavement design by CBR method recommended by California. Pavement Design Transportation Flexible Pavement Flexible Pavement Design Transportation Engineering


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Concrete mix design is of two types: 1. Designed concrete mix Nominal concrete mixes are those specified by standard codes. Concrete Technology How To Guide Mix Design Guide Concrete Mix Design Mix Design Nominal concrete mix 2.

More about design drawings and model planning

Construction Cost Estimating

and those capture all the geometric features of a site, building, product or component in an accurate and clear way so that it can display a clear information to the builder or manufacturer to help in design. So these design drawings can be categorized as: • Feasibility studies.

Common Sources of Errors in Structural Design

The Constructor

There are several sources of errors in structural design and drawings. Structural Design Structural Detailing Structural Engineering StructuralIt is important to specify and explain these sources to avoid such mistakes in.


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Structural design basis starts with the type of structure to be designed. For any structural design to commence, we require certain data. Structural Design Structural Engineering Beam Design Column Design cosiderations Earthquake Design Loads on Structures Slab design Structural Structures These data.

Design and Construction Requirements for Flood Prone Building Structures

The Constructor

Design and construction requirements such as elevation of structure, foundations, anchorage and connections, use of fill and other factors for flood. Building Technology Guide Building Tips Structural Design Structural Engineering Buildings Structures

Concrete Homes- Design Ideas and Benefits

The Constructor

Concrete homes are commonly constructed from concrete, but it is possible to use other materials in combination with concrete such as steel. Concrete. Building