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  Topic: A Doubt on the Design of Steel structure
Rudra Nevatia

Replies: 3
Views: 1238

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 12, 2020 2:30 pm   Subject: A Doubt on the Design of Steel structure
Profiled sheets on roof and sides can be designed for diaphragm action to resist lateral loads. Please be aware that steel framework participates in diaphragm action and axial forces so induced must b ...
  Topic: Failure of overhead water tank,at BANKURA,WEST BENGAL
Rudra Nevatia

Replies: 35
Views: 5984

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:41 am   Subject: Failure of overhead water tank,at BANKURA,WEST BENGAL
My apologies Sir.

Rudra Nevatia

Dear Er. Rudra Nevatia,

Sir, what I have written is not a joke. My tongue is firmly in my mouth only.

Yours truly.

N. Prabhakar
  Topic: Failure of overhead water tank,at BANKURA,WEST BENGAL
Rudra Nevatia

Replies: 35
Views: 5984

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:58 pm   Subject: Failure of overhead water tank,at BANKURA,WEST BENGAL
Tongue firmly in cheek, Sir ?

Rudra Nevatia

Dear Sefians,

To me, this collapse of water tank is in fact a planned demolition, and not a natural collapse on its own for whatever reasons that h ...
  Topic: Failure of overhead water tank,at BANKURA,WEST BENGAL
Rudra Nevatia

Replies: 35
Views: 5984

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:30 pm   Subject: Failure of overhead water tank,at BANKURA,WEST BENGAL
We observe that :

1. Failure occurs at a construction joint near mid-height of the shaft
2. Failure is gradual due to crushing of concrete in circumferencial direction
3. The tank topples over in ...
  Topic: Flanged Cruciform Sections
Rudra Nevatia

Replies: 6
Views: 2028

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:39 pm   Subject: Flanged Cruciform Sections
Hi Ratna Kishore,

Flanged cruciform sections are used for providing moment resisting frames in orthogonal directions.

A better option is to use I sections for moment resisting frames in one dir ...
  Topic: Seeking inputs on your experience of 2016 editions of IS 1893 Pt 1 and IS 13920
Rudra Nevatia

Replies: 13
Views: 2783

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:53 am   Subject: Seeking inputs on your experience of 2016 editions of IS 1893 Pt 1 and IS 13920
Dear Dr. Rai,

I believe, 1.5 factor on static eccentricity accounts for magnification of closely spaced lateral and torsional mode frequencies which is not captured in Equivalent Static Method or w ...
  Topic: Seeking inputs on your experience of 2016 editions of IS 1893 Pt 1 and IS 13920
Rudra Nevatia

Replies: 13
Views: 2783

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:07 am   Subject: Seeking inputs on your experience of 2016 editions of IS 1893 Pt 1 and IS 13920
Dear Mr. Sen,

IMHO choice of the method should not be left to any software.

One of the important findings in FEMA P-2012 / September 2018 is stated below and hopefully will be incorporated in f ...
  Topic: Seeking inputs on your experience of 2016 editions of IS 1893 Pt 1 and IS 13920
Rudra Nevatia

Replies: 13
Views: 2783

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:30 am   Subject: Seeking inputs on your experience of 2016 editions of IS 1893 Pt 1 and IS 13920
Thank you Sir for initiating discussion on IS:1893.

My comment relates to Clause 7.8.2 Design Eccentricity. Apparently, two methods are commonly used to account for this clause : 


1. Shifting ...
  Topic: Do Read-Sub-Standard Tall Building Design In Australia-Welcome to the Faulty Towers state, where any mug's an engineer
Rudra Nevatia

Replies: 21
Views: 5277

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:30 pm   Subject: Do Read-Sub-Standard Tall Building Design In Australia-Welcome to the Faulty Towers state, where any mug's an engineer
Hi Devendra,

I support Sangeeta unequivocally. 


In fact, bigger the name, bigger seems to be the blunder. There are two possible reasons : 


1. As the Consultant grows big so does his/her ...
  Topic: How to find roof stability of old building?
Rudra Nevatia

Replies: 28
Views: 5845

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:30 am   Subject: How to find roof stability of old building?
Careful Kishore ! It is not gravity loads but overturning and uplift due to wind that causes distress. Elevated solar mounts on rooftop aggravate this problem.

Regards
Rudra Nevatia


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