### Types of Design and Detailing Errors in Construction and their Prevention

Common design and detailing errors in construction arises due to either inadequate structural design or due to lack of attention to relatively minor design...

### Isolated Footing Design Example and Excel Sheet

Isolated footing design example with step by step procedure and isolated footing design excel sheet (spreadsheet) is also provided for easy and fast calculation.Learning...

### ISOLATED FOOTING DESIGN GUIDELINES

Specifications for Design of footings as per IS 456: 2000The important guidelines given in IS 456: 2000 for the design of isolated footings are...

### Different Failure Modes of Concrete Columns – Compression Members

There are three modes of failure of concrete columns (compression members) i.e. failure due to pure compression, combined compression and elastic instability. These modes of failures of concrete compression members are discussed.

### Design of Rectangular Reinforced Concrete Beam

Reinforced concrete beams are structural elements that designed to carry transverse external loads. The loads cause bending moment, shear forces and in some cases...

### Design of Raft Foundations – Methods and Calculations

Design of Raft Foundations - Methods and Calculations
According to IS – 2950:1965, the design criteria of raft footings are given below:The maximum differential settlement...

### DESIGN STEPS OF RCC MEMBER FOR SHEAR AND TORSION

Design of a reinforced concrete section for shear is carried on in the following steps: (a) Determine nominal shear stress of concrete...