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  Topic: change of roof (from flat to sloped) of a building
spsvasan

Replies: 3
Views: 1066

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:45 am   Subject: Re: change of roof (from flat to sloped) of a building
Dear All,

In case the RCC Roof of a building changes from flat roof (as per bid/ tender awarded to the contractor) to 1:3 sloping roof (as per construction drawing issued to the contractor), what ...
  Topic: REGARDING DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF LIFT
spsvasan

Replies: 1
Views: 771

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:37 am   Subject: Re: REGARDING DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF LIFT
Dear Er.Abhay Bhandari

The dimension specified for lifts is usually the plastered clear dimensions

Check whether the lift shaft has a machineroom or is a machineroom-less lift.

If there is a ...
  Topic: Indian Concrete Journal Will be continued but with a different team
spsvasan

Replies: 12
Views: 2040

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:07 am   Subject: Re: Indian Concrete Journal Will be continued but with a different team
Dear Dr.NS

Very good news.

I hope this will fructify and the new team will maintain the high standard of ICJ

S.P.Srinivasan



Indian Concrete Journal is going to be continued" with ...
  Topic: Professional Engineering Society in India for Civil Structure Engineering
spsvasan

Replies: 3
Views: 977

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:02 am   Subject: Re: Professional Engineering Society in India for Civil Structure Engineering
Dear SEFIAN

You may add

Association of Consulting Civil Engineers {India)

S.P.Srinivasan

I start the list with one of the oldest in India.....

1. Institution of Engineers India - India ...
  Topic: E value of TMT bar
spsvasan

Replies: 6
Views: 1275

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:59 pm   Subject: E value of TMT bar
Dear SEFIAN

Yes, the abnormally low E value will have a significant effect resulting in larger defelction and larger crack widths

It is better to recheck the value using a different sample and, ...
  Topic: borewell beside footing mat
spsvasan

Replies: 9
Views: 1949

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:41 am   Subject: borewell beside footing mat
Sir,
Won't the passive EP by soil on the diametrically opposite face exert thrust in opposite direction ?

E S Jayakumar


Dear Er.E.S.Jayakumar

For developing passive pressure, the well has ...
  Topic: borewell beside footing mat
spsvasan

Replies: 9
Views: 1949

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:07 pm   Subject: borewell beside footing mat
Srinivasan sir,
I hope, the predominant stress in the brick lining of the well will be hoop compression resulting from the horizontal thrust exerted by the earth beneath the footing. Brick masonry is ...
  Topic: borewell beside footing mat
spsvasan

Replies: 9
Views: 1949

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:21 am   Subject: Re: borewell beside footing mat
yes sir its an open well but it is closed and ring is made of brick masonry


Dear Er.Jagan

There can be a lateral thrust on the well lining due to the soil pressure below the adjoining footing ...
  Topic: Effects of Post Tension design for Transfer Slab supports
spsvasan

Replies: 2
Views: 798

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:10 am   Subject: Re: Effects of Post Tension design for Transfer Slab supports
Dear Sefians,
I have a load transfer system - shear wall to transfer slab to columns below (kindly refer section attached).

We are exploring and comparing the use of Post Tensioning and use of con ...
  Topic: Taper in RCC Chimney
spsvasan

Replies: 4
Views: 1024

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:02 am   Subject: Taper in RCC Chimney
Dear Er.Kinchit

The top diameter of the chimney influences the escape velocity of the flue gas. The top diameter and the height of the chimney are dictated by the pollution control norms

The tap ...
 
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