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DESIGN AND DETAILING OF RCC BEAMS

RCC beams structural elements are designed to carry transverse external loads that cause bending moment, shear forces and in some cases torsion across their length. Concrete is strong in compression and very weak in tension. Steel reinforcement is used to ...

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RCC STRUCTURES IN COASTAL AREAS

The entire coastal belt of the Indian peninsula is considered as an extremely corrosive belt as per the corrosion map prepared by the Corrosion Advisory Bureau, Metal Research Committee, Jamshedpur. Steel and other ferrous metal along the coastline are susceptible to ...

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SETTING OUT A BUILDING PLAN ON GROUND

A building is set out in order to clearly define the outline of the excavation and the centre line of the walls, so that construction can be carried out exactly according to the plan. The centre line method of setting ...

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COMPONENTS OF STAIRCASE

Following are the terms used for components of staircase: Step – The step is composed of the tread and riser. Tread – The part of the stairway that is stepped on. It is constructed to the same specifications (thickness) as any other ...

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Career in Construction Management

Construction Management is the practice of managing a construction, totally or in part. Construction managers, salaried or self-employed, plan, coordinate, and direct a wide range of construction projects. They also oversee construction supervisors and workers. Construction managers divide ...

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Beam Design Tips

The stepwise procedure for beam design is given here. 1. Beam sections should be designed for:Moment values at the column face (not the ...

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