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  Topic: Season's Greetings from IITGN
skjain.iitk

Replies: 3
Views: 2945

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:23 am   Subject: Season's Greetings from IITGN
Happy New Year 2011 On my behalf and on behalf of IIT Gandhinagar , I wish you a Happy & Prosperous New Year 2011!
With the support of all its well-wishers, IITGN has come a long way since it ...
  Topic: IS code for the design of non structural components for EQ
skjain.iitk

Replies: 4
Views: 3626

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 23, 2009 5:33 am   Subject: IS code for the design of non structural components for EQ
Dear Colleagues:
 
The draft modifications for IS1893 available at NICEE web site do include provisions for non-structural components. These are primarily based on the following articles published b ...
  Topic: [Nicee-list] New publications at NICEE
skjain.iitk

Replies: 0
Views: 1911

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:38 am   Subject: [Nicee-list] New publications at NICEE
Dear Colleagues:
 
The following announcement may interest those who are not already on NICEE mailing list. With best regards,
 
Sudhir Jain
IIT Kanpur

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  Topic: Greetings on Republic Day
skjain.iitk

Replies: 5
Views: 4183

PostForum: Official Announcements Archive   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 9:26 am   Subject: Greetings on Republic Day
Dear Colleagues:

Greetings on the Republic Day. Today also happens to be sixth anniversary of the launching of SEFI, and eighth anniversary of the terrible earthquake in Gujarat.

This past ye ...
  Topic: Fire Risk Seminar by UL in Delhi (Feb 5-6)
skjain.iitk

Replies: 0
Views: 2101

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2009 3:21 pm   Subject: Fire Risk Seminar by UL in Delhi (Feb 5-6)
Dear Colleagues:
The Underwriters Laboratories (UL) will conduct a comprehensive and informative two-day international symposium on Fire Risk Management at Radisson Hotel, New Delhi (NH-8; near the ...
  Topic: DESIGNING RC BUILDINGS-GF+3
skjain.iitk

Replies: 8
Views: 5352

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2009 12:57 pm   Subject: DESIGNING RC BUILDINGS-GF+3
Dear Yogesh:

Indeed, if for a building you find that overall wind load in a direction is less than the overall seismic load in that direction, you need not analyze for the wind loads for that direc ...
  Topic: LOAD COMBINATION : (0.9)Dead Load + (1.5)Seismic Load
skjain.iitk

Replies: 45
Views: 39946

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2009 6:13 am   Subject: LOAD COMBINATION : (0.9)Dead Load + (1.5)Seismic Load
Dear Mr Agarwal:

Thank you for raising a very important issue. I think we need to see safety in the overall context and not in isolation of an individual codal clause.

Are the buildings (or bri ...
  Topic: DESIGNING RC BUILDINGS-GF+3
skjain.iitk

Replies: 8
Views: 5352

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:48 pm   Subject: DESIGNING RC BUILDINGS-GF+3
Dear Mr Rangarajan:

Basically, if any load case governs reinforcement at some locations in some members, that load case cannot be neglected. Many years ago, I tried a very simple one storey buildin ...
  Topic: Lateral bracing of columns for G+13 Structure
skjain.iitk

Replies: 14
Views: 9081

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2009 1:22 pm   Subject: Lateral bracing of columns for G+13 Structure
Dear Mr Rajgarhwala:

I will not recommend such a system regardless of the seismic zone and regardless of the number of stories. You need a proper "lateral load resisting system" which may ...
  Topic: LOAD COMBINATION : (0.9)Dead Load + (1.5)Seismic Load
skjain.iitk

Replies: 45
Views: 39946

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2009 7:15 am   Subject: LOAD COMBINATION : (0.9)Dead Load + (1.5)Seismic Load
Dear Sri Agarwal:

You make an interesting point and I entirely agree with you.

I had discussed this issue in the
e-Course on IS1893 that I conducted in January 2003. HOwever, I will mention it ...
 
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