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  Topic: Mumbai foot bridge collapse - reasons?
vegad

Replies: 8
Views: 997

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:09 am   Subject: Mumbai foot bridge collapse - reasons?
Dear Abhio,

Thank you for your request. The technical discussion meets close to 'dead end' by the reasoning provided by Prabhakar Sir.

I would like to add - absence of plan truss, which might be ...
  Topic: Mumbai foot bridge collapse - reasons?
vegad

Replies: 8
Views: 997

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:06 am   Subject: Mumbai foot bridge collapse - reasons?
It was due to 'growing population' - as told by moral and technical experts of nation.


And as population itself is an act of god; the experts may come to conclusion that the failure was also an a ...
  Topic: Effects of Post Tension design for Transfer Slab supports
vegad

Replies: 2
Views: 902

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:50 am   Subject: Effects of Post Tension design for Transfer Slab supports
Dear Jayakumar,

would the load transfer/distribution from shear walls to columns be affected by the post tensioning behaviour of the 3.3m thick transfer slab as opposed to conventional reinforcemen ...
  Topic: How to design building with soft story in etabs?
vegad

Replies: 17
Views: 10100

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 7:49 am   Subject: How to design building with soft story in etabs?
This reply valid only on the basis of Ref: IS 1893 (Part 1) : 2002

Cl. 7.10.3 reads . .

" . . after carrying out earthquake analysis, neglecting the effect of infill walls in other storey ...
  Topic: [Regulating Profession] - Opening Remarks on sub section "How do we regulate the structural engineering profession?
vegad

Replies: 24
Views: 15597

PostForum: Econference on State of Structural Engineering Practice and Education   Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 3:05 am   Subject: [Regulating Profession] - Opening Remarks on sub section "How do we regulate the structural engineering profession?
Disheartening to find another fizzled out post on regulating the profession.

Uniform self-regulation is out of question in India due to some of the points below:

1) India didn't start with like ...
  Topic: Jobs in Germany
vegad

Replies: 1
Views: 2277

PostForum: New Members make Test Posts   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2016 5:20 am   Subject: Jobs in Germany
hahaha . . . , jobs for indian structural engineers as pickup drivers in europe . . . hahaha . . . . not bad . . . . only the education of the author of the post can have the cheek to approach an en ...
  Topic: Technical doubts in the analysis of RCC framed structure
vegad

Replies: 6
Views: 3967

PostForum: New Members make Test Posts   Posted: Fri Dec 09, 2016 2:14 am   Subject: Technical doubts in the analysis of RCC framed structure
Thankyou Er. Vegad. I also learnt that providing pedestal to the column also would help in overcoming the excessive stressed columns.

Best Regards
R.Udayakumar.

So you eventually increased the ...
  Topic: Is certification really important ???
vegad

Replies: 3
Views: 3353

PostForum: Freshers' Zone   Posted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 5:25 am   Subject: Is certification really important ???
Dear Salman,

This . . .

"it does not mean that if you are good in using structural software's , you have good knowledge in basic concepts"

. . cannot be generalized if your basics ...
  Topic: Is certification really important ???
vegad

Replies: 3
Views: 3353

PostForum: Freshers' Zone   Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2016 4:57 am   Subject: Is certification really important ???
Dear Salman,

You are proceeding in correct way. Dive in a practicing engineers office and get in the game.

There are two advantages of masters degree; first you get to know the subject in resear ...
  Topic: Technical doubts in the analysis of RCC framed structure
vegad

Replies: 6
Views: 3967

PostForum: New Members make Test Posts   Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2016 4:43 am   Subject: Technical doubts in the analysis of RCC framed structure
Dear Engr. UdayaKumar,

Case I

1) Try, increasing the strength of the material, or use an entirely different and stronger material.
2) Clear span/ length.

Case II

1) Try accounting 'all ac ...
 
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