Structural Engineers Publish New Version of Design Standard

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The American Society of Civil Engineers has published a new edition of its structural design standard, Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures

The world’s 100 tallest buildings: Which structural engineers have worked on the most?

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As part of its company rankings, the top structural engineers were listed and ranked according to the number of buildings within the 100 tallest they have completed work on. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat recently released 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings , a book detailing the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the projects found within the book's pages.

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TYPES OF DRAWINGS BY STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS

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Types of Drawings prepared by Structural Engineers There are four different types of drawing: 1) Structural Drawings 2) Reinforcement Drawings 3). Detailing Guide How To Guide

What’s New in Autodesk Revit 2015 R2 for Structural Engineers

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There are new features and enhancements in Autodesk Revit 2015 R2 dedicated especially to structural engineers. Snap to model lines for structural elements : To expedite and improve the modeling workflows, the following snapping enhancements are available for structural elements.

Ductility of Building Structures for Earthquake Resistant Design

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

Construction of Slabs on Ground -Design Considerations Based on ACI and ASTM

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Slab Design Structural Engineering Slab design SlabsConstruction of Slab on Ground- Design Elements The construction of slab on ground requires certain basic design elements. These design elements must.

What is Structural Failures of Concrete Structures?

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Structural failures in concrete structures often imply large and unwanted deformations, severe honeycombing and cracking with spalling, relative. Concrete Structural Engineering Structures Concrete Technology Structural structural failure

Cable Supported Bridge Conceptual Seismic Design and its Components

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Structural Design Structural Engineering cable Cable Stayed Bridges StructuralConceptual design of cable supported bridge starts with determining the type of the cable supported bridge to be designed and its suitable.

Failure Modes of RCC Beams Strengthened with NSM FRP Techniques

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Structural Design Structural Engineering Beam Design Beams RCC design StructuralThe near surface mounted strengthening of reinforced concrete beams improves its flexural strength. Failure modes of such beams is discussed.

Different Rolled Steel Sections -Shapes, Sizes and Properties for Construction

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Steel Design Steel Structures Structural Engineering StructuralRolled steel sections are available in various forms for use in Steel Construction. Shapes, sizes and properties of these rolled steel sections are.

Types of Supports and Reactions and Their Applications in Structures

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Support in a structure is a member which helps others member to resist loads. Structural Analysis Structural Engineering StructuralDifferent types of supports, their reactions and applications in.

Why Retaining Walls Fail? Causes for Retaining Wall Failure

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Retaining Wall Design Structural Engineering Retaining Wall StructuralGenerally, the term retaining wall failure do not referred to the total failure or collapse but rather describes signs and indications by which.

How to Control Deflection of Reinforced Concrete Beams and Slabs?

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Structural Design Structural Engineering Beams Slabs StructuralIn most cases design of reinforced concrete beams and slabs is governed by deflection rather than strength. Various measures to control deflections.

Measures to Prevent Retaining Wall Distress and Failures

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Retaining Wall Design Structural Engineering Failures of Structures Retaining Wall StructuralVarious measures to prevent retaining wall distress and failures shall be taken for safety and stability. Methods to prevent distress in retaining.

Reinforcements for Slabs-on-Ground Crack Width Control -As Per ACI

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Slab Design Structural Engineering reinforcement Slab design Slabs Structural Structural DesignThe slabs constructed on ground must be designed taking into consideration the crack control factors. Reinforcement details for slabs-on-ground is.

Causes of Excessive Deflections in Reinforced Concrete Slabs

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Structural Design Structural Engineering StructuralDeflection of reinforced concrete slab is acceptable to a certain amount and there are limitations which are established by applicable Codes to.

Bamboo Reinforced Concrete – Properties, Mix Proportion, Design and Construction

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Building Materials Building Technology Structural Design Structural Engineering Buildings StructuralBamboo reinforced concrete mix proportion, design principles and construction technique with properties of bamboo as reinforcement in concrete is.

Cased Cast-in-Situ Concrete Piles – Types, Uses and Advantages

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Foundation Design Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Structural Engineering Foundation StructuralCased piles consist a shell around it and these piles when casted in site are called cased cast-in-situ concrete piles. Types and advantages of these.

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

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Slab Design Structural Design Structural Engineering Slab design StructuralTwo 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.

Cavity Walls Construction and Advantages

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Building Technology Structural Engineering Walls Brick Masonry StructuralWhat is a Cavity Wall? Cavity walls are constructed with two separate walls for single wall purpose with some space or cavity between them. These two.

Types of Bridges Based on Span, Materials, Structures, Functions, Utility etc.

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There are various types of bridges classified based on span, materials, types of bridge structures, functions, utility and position etc. Bridges Structural Engineering Structures Bridge Structural

Inclined Columns Design – Loads and Bending Moment in Inclined Columns

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Structural Design Structural Engineering Column StructuralInclined column is not vertical which is used in many construction works for aesthetics and architectural requirements. Inclined column design is.

Types of Loads on Structures – Buildings and Other Structures

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The types of loads acting on structures for buildings and other structures can be broadly classified as vertical loads, horizontal loads and. Loads Structural Analysis Structural Design Structural Engineering Structural

Stability Evaluation of Gravity Concrete Structures -Dams and Retaining Walls

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Stability evaluation of gravity concrete structures such as dams, retaining walls due to various reasons with methods and procedures of stability. Structural Engineering Structural Evaluation Structures Structural

Soldier Pile Retaining Wall – Components and Design

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Retaining Wall Design Structural Design Structural Engineering Retaining Wall StructuralSoldier pile wall consists of steel beams and is used to retain earth backfill temporarily at construction sites. Components and design of soldier.

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Functional Requirements of Walls in Building Construction

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Building Technology Structural Engineering Walls Buildings StructuralThere are various functional requirements of walls to be considered before considering a wall for building construction other than protection of.

Design of Geogrid Segmental Retaining Wall with Calculations

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Retaining Wall Design Structural Engineering Retaining Wall Structural Structural DesignGeogrid segmental retaining wall is used where tall wall is required. Details and design of geogrid segmental retaining wall with calculations is.

Uncased Cast-in-Situ Concrete Piles – Types and Uses

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Foundation Design Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Structural Engineering Foundation StructuralUncased cast in situ piles are used where the ground does not disturb pile hole with soil or water falling in it. Types and uses of this pile is.

Segmental Retaining Wall – Types, Design and Advantages

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Retaining Wall Design Structural Design Structural Engineering Retaining Wall StructuralSegmental retaining wall is constructed of large number of dry masonry blocks. Types, design and advantages of segmental retaining walls are.

Openings in Concrete Beams – Effects on Strength and Serviceability

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Structural Design Structural Engineering StructuralOpenings in concrete beams are provided to make rooms for service pipes. Effects of these openings on strength and serviceability of concrete beams.

Design of FRP Axial Strengthening of RCC Columns -ACI 440.2R-08

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How To Guide Strengthening & Retrofitting Strengthening of Structure Structural Engineering strengthening Strengthnening of Structures Structural Structural Design

Types of RCC Column and its Construction Methods

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Structural Design Structural Engineering Column RCC RCC design StructuralThere are various types of RCC Column based on its shape, length and forces. Function and construction methods are discussed here for these types of.

Flat Slab – Types of Flat Slab Design and its Advantages

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Slab Design Structural Engineering slab Slab design Slabs Structural Structural DesignFlat slab is a reinforced concrete slab supported directly by concrete columns without use beams. Types of flat slabs, its design and advantages.

Design of Masonry Structures for Accidental Damage -Types of Accidental Loads

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Accidental damages in masonry structures occur due to unexpected loads. Design of masonry structures for accidental damages due to various types of. Construction Masonry Construction Structural Design Structural Engineering masonry Structural

Methods to Improve Ductility of RCC Beams with Fiber Reinforced Polymer Bars

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Structural Design Structural Engineering Beam Design Beams StructuralThe ductility of beams reinforced with FRP bars are the major concern because of the linear elastic behavior up to rupture without yielding of FRP.

Structural Engineer Stanley D. Lindsey Dies at 75

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Lindsey was a pioneer in computer-aided analysis and design. People

Structural Flexibility in Buildings- Adaptable Building Design & Construction

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There is a need for structural flexibility in buildings, i.e. design and construction of adaptable buildings which can be modified based on. Building Technology Structural Engineering Buildings Structural Structural Design