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  Topic: PROGRESSIVE COLLAPSE
abhio

Replies: 2
Views: 134

PostForum: Academic Project Guidance for B.Tech (B.E)/M.Tech (M.E)    Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:10 am   Subject: PROGRESSIVE COLLAPSE
Dear Er Lemya,

If you remove all the columns at a floor, then the portions above and below will become separate pieces. In particular, the upper part will not have any supports at all, and cannot b ...
  Topic: Why Does a concrete Slab Not get crushed under water
abhio

Replies: 2
Views: 283

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:37 pm   Subject: Why Does a concrete Slab Not get crushed under water
Dear Er Someshwariji,

That's an interesting thought experiment. Let's try to put some numbers to it. The density of sea water is about 1027 kg/cu.m, and the depth of the Mariana trench is about 109 ...
  Topic: Failure of elevated water tanks supported on shaft staging
abhio

Replies: 8
Views: 848

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:35 pm   Subject: Re: Failure of elevated water tanks supported on shaft staging
Dear Mr Varyani

IS : 2210 1988, Cl. 9.3.1 provides a check for buckling stress in cylindrical shells.


Dear Er Lakhlani,

IS: 2210 1988 Cl. 9.3.1 pertains to part-cylindrical shells in bend ...
  Topic: Do Read-Sub-Standard Tall Building Design In Australia-Welcome to the Faulty Towers state, where any mug's an engineer
abhio

Replies: 21
Views: 1866

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:51 pm   Subject: Do Read-Sub-Standard Tall Building Design In Australia-Welcome to the Faulty Towers state, where any mug's an engineer

The High Court found that, even with a building rendered uninhabitable, the developer-builder owed no duty of care to purchasers, who apparently should have been able to negotiate protections into t ...
  Topic: Query about how to become a charted engineer in India??
abhio

Replies: 4
Views: 1398

PostForum: Freshers' Zone   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:01 am   Subject: Query about how to become a charted engineer in India??
Wouldn't it be better if the IEI had some sort of qualifying exam or some similar requirement to reach chartered status?

I would like to hear others' opinions on this subject.
  Topic: silo design in staad
abhio

Replies: 2
Views: 360

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 5:52 am   Subject: silo design in staad
Dear Er,

All the load from stored material will be carried by the bottom of the silo (except for a small part, which gets transferred to the walls by friction).
  Topic: Design of aqueducts ,Superpassages and box culverts -Is BIS 3370 to be followed
abhio

Replies: 1
Views: 282

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:54 am   Subject: Design of aqueducts ,Superpassages and box culverts -Is BIS 3370 to be followed
Dear Er Rajashekhar,

I would suggest that IS: 3370 should be adopted so as to ensure crack control and a watertight structure.
  Topic: Python module to calculate K2 as per IS: 875 - 2015
abhio

Replies: 0
Views: 282

PostForum: Open Source Software Development   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:58 am   Subject: Python module to calculate K2 as per IS: 875 - 2015
Dear all,


Please find attached a Python 3 module to calculate K2 as per IS: 875-2015. I am sharing this under a Creative Commons "[URL=http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/]Attri ...
  Topic: Call attention to dangerous problems
abhio

Replies: 4
Views: 652

PostForum: Feature Requests   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:20 am   Subject: Call attention to dangerous problems
Dear Pandya Sir,

I think that free discussion will not be suppressed by the possibility of being flagged as wrong. On the contrary, I would hope that young engineers would be encouraged to give fre ...
  Topic: Call attention to dangerous problems
abhio

Replies: 4
Views: 652

PostForum: Feature Requests   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:00 pm   Subject: Call attention to dangerous problems
Dear Admin,

We need a facility to flag posts for potentially dangerous modifications or wrong solutions being discussed on the forum, so that seniors can advise against the wrong practice (and hope ...
 
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