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  Topic: "floating" columns, "hidden" beams
biju.nair

Replies: 3
Views: 5259

PostForum: Past Discussions Year 2005   Posted: Thu Dec 08, 2005 10:36 am   Subject: "floating" columns, "hidden" beams
Dear all,

I accept Mr.Barua's proposal of not discussing about the " hidden beam"
because it is not really existing.

But it is not the case with the floating columns.Eventhough a Str.
Eng ...
  Topic: Raft slab design
biju.nair

Replies: 12
Views: 11045

PostForum: Past Discussions Year 2005   Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2005 6:12 am   Subject: Raft slab design
Dear all,

Thks all for your responses to my query about raft slab.Now it is clear that
I have to go for FEM analysis.
But still some problems are there.

1. I have modelled this bldg. in staadpro.Can ...
  Topic: Second Annivesary of SEFI
biju.nair

Replies: 8
Views: 3904

PostForum: Past Discussions Year 2005   Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2005 1:54 pm   Subject: Second Annivesary of SEFI
Dear Sangeeta,

You have mentioned only about the top soil characteristics.You can consider
the option of precast piles after
checking the soil profile below 3m.
Biju Nair.

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  Topic: [***SPAM*** Score/Req: 05.20/05.00] cover clarity (sefi)
biju.nair

Replies: 0
Views: 1692

PostForum: Past Discussions Year 2005   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2005 12:46 pm   Subject: [***SPAM*** Score/Req: 05.20/05.00] cover clarity (sefi)
Dear Meera,

1)Clear cover is the cover to any bar periphery from concrete end as the
name suggests.
2)Effective cover is the distance from c.g. of the rein. bar to the
concrete end.
3)Nominal cover ...
  Topic: SEFI. slenderness
biju.nair

Replies: 6
Views: 5014

PostForum: Past Discussions Year 2005   Posted: Tue Jan 04, 2005 1:11 pm   Subject: SEFI. slenderness
Dear Mr.Upadhyay,

Then in this condition where beam is absent, I think we can take the value
of 1.0L for finding the effective length as per table 28,IS 456 in that
direction.
Where" L" i ...
  Topic: SEFI. slenderness
biju.nair

Replies: 6
Views: 5014

PostForum: Past Discussions Year 2005   Posted: Sun Jan 02, 2005 11:12 am   Subject: SEFI. slenderness
Dear all,

It is quite often in residential towers, that due to Arch.constraints, beams are not allowed in framing column to column in one direction,say for eg. in balconies.
Generally as it is the sh ...
  Topic: Daily Digest Thu Nov 4 23:00:03 2004
biju.nair

Replies: 4
Views: 3488

PostForum: Past Discussions Year 2004   Posted: Fri Nov 05, 2004 2:54 pm   Subject: Daily Digest Thu Nov 4 23:00:03 2004
Dear all,

The importance of a structural engineer comes only when people realises the
need for one.
And that happens only when a catastrophe like E.q strikes.Then all the media
and the authorities st ...
  Topic: econf. on 1893
biju.nair

Replies: 0
Views: 5521

PostForum: E-Conference 21st August 2004   Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2004 7:35 am   Subject: econf. on 1893
Dear all,

The draft code of IS 1893 inocorporates many new things which are useful or
somewhat a relief
to the user in many areas.

1). The introduction of IMRF (in zone 3)is most welcome.It was much ...
  Topic: EFI .
biju.nair

Replies: 0
Views: 1560

PostForum: Past Discussions Year 2004   Posted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 5:00 am   Subject: EFI .
Dear all,

I am forwarding a mail from my friend.He has some doubts and he wants them to be sent to this forum.

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  Topic: SEFI SWAY IN STEEL STRUCTURE
biju.nair

Replies: 0
Views: 1646

PostForum: Past Discussions Year 2004   Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2004 7:00 am   Subject: SEFI SWAY IN STEEL STRUCTURE
ÁDear members,

In IS-800 -1984 and in the draft copy of the revised one, I couldn't find out the maximum lateral sway allowed in a structure.Can I take the same value as given in IS 456 for the sa ...
 
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