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  Topic: Shear Strength of Concrete
vikram.jeet

Replies: 1
Views: 145

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2022 3:52 pm   Subject: Shear Strength of Concrete
Thanks Dr NS Sir for enlightment regarding shear strength of cracked section.

In this case :

If designer has not taken following in calculations , may provide some relief to designer in shear ...
  Topic: Post Tension - Column Stiffness
vikram.jeet

Replies: 1
Views: 239

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2022 3:26 am   Subject: Post Tension - Column Stiffness
This viewpoint is in no way answer to querry but some reference.

In manual design era , Portal Method was used to distribute horizontal forces (EQ/wind) , and in this method stiffness of outer colu ...
  Topic: Some general view
vikram.jeet

Replies: 700
Views: 79241

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2022 3:26 am   Subject: Some general view
Concrete Block Foundation :

Despite many advantages discussed in previous posting , the excavation of block is time consuming as it is to be done manually so that side soil is not disturbed . Also ...
  Topic: Regarding wind load concept
vikram.jeet

Replies: 3
Views: 496

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2022 8:26 am   Subject: Regarding wind load concept
Sir, can you please explain in brief.

Do we need to consider wind load in all directions of the building as well as the roof?



Yes Er Ramu , Wind load need to be considered in various direct ...
  Topic: Cantilever retaining wall
vikram.jeet

Replies: 7
Views: 663

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2022 2:42 am   Subject: Cantilever retaining wall
As already enlightened by Prof HS Rai Sir, a retaining wall can be constructed for any length without column supports if designed as stem and base rcc monolithic and self stable .

In case of colu ...
  Topic: Regarding wind load concept
vikram.jeet

Replies: 3
Views: 496

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2022 11:43 am   Subject: Regarding wind load concept
Many cases of Wind load need to be taken in input file . You have to consider simultaneously internal pressures.

Wind x x (left to rt )
(Roof pe + pi )AND ( Walls pe +pi )
(Roof pe - pi ) AND ...
  Topic: Cantilever retaining wall
vikram.jeet

Replies: 7
Views: 663

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 19, 2022 4:34 pm   Subject: Cantilever retaining wall
Toe-less cantilever retaining wall

Cantilevered ret wall without toe can easily be constructed. The stabilizing weight is available from back fill soil . Base width (only heel slab ) can be fixed ...
  Topic: Roof Slab repair in my flat in an apartment : Urgent assistance required
vikram.jeet

Replies: 62
Views: 4263

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2022 8:53 am   Subject: Roof Slab repair in my flat in an apartment : Urgent assistance required
Dear Sir ,

Being a Sr Citizen , I can understand yr plight . The problem of rusting of bottom reinf bars , thereby chipping off the covering concrete is commonly seen in rcc slabs . There could be ...
  Topic: Some general view
vikram.jeet

Replies: 700
Views: 79241

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2022 4:54 am   Subject: Some general view
Some situations where block foundations can not be proposed:

Primarily it is adjoining soil enclosing the concrete Block which provides Passive soil resistance against moments from wind , therefor ...
  Topic: Some general view
vikram.jeet

Replies: 700
Views: 79241

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2022 3:25 am   Subject: Some general view
Block foundation
( For small medium size sheds , poles , high masts and structures with light weight but high moments from wind )


Many advantages can be seen using concrete block foundations ...
 
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