Reinforced Concrete Beam Detailing According to ACI Code

Clearly, the detailing of the reinforced concrete members is the key to good design and execution of work at the site.That is why poor detailing of reinforcement makes the structure undergo cracking, excessive deflection, or even collapse. Reinforcements resist tensile forces. ...

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Characteristics of Ground Movements Induced by Excavations

It is crucial for engineer to have adequate information regarding possible ground movements and identify its characteristics to consider proper measures against such undesired movement. Characteristics of ground movements include shape and type of ground surface settlement, influence zones of settlement, ...

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Methods of Excavation Used for Deep Foundation Construction

There are number of excavation methods which are used for deep foundation construction such as full open cut method, bracing excavation, anchored excavation, island excavation methods,zoned excavation, top down construction methods etc. These excavation techniques are discussed.

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What are the Causes of Failure in Deep Excavations?

There are various factors that may lead to failure in deep excavations. Those factors will be discussed briefly. Causes of Failure in Deep Excavations Causes of failure in deep excavation are divided into two subtopics which include:Causes of failure in open deep ...

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