Stability Evaluation of Gravity Concrete Structures -Dams and Retaining Walls

Stability evaluation of gravity concrete structures such as dams, retaining walls due to various reasons with methods and procedures of stability evaluation is discussed. Stability Evaluation of Gravity Concrete Structures Stability evaluation of concrete gravity structures such as dams and retaining walls ...

Inspection of Underwater Concrete Structures -Methods, Types and Purpose

Inspection of underwater concrete structures is required for maintenance and repair works. Methods, types and objectives of underwater concrete structure inspection is discussed. The service life of any underwater concrete structure for example bridges and wharves and other marine structures are ...

Measures to Prevent Retaining Wall Distress and Failures

Various measures to prevent retaining wall distress and failures shall be taken for safety and stability. Methods to prevent distress in retaining wall is discussed. There are various construction, design, and detailing reasons that influence retaining wall safety and stability. On ...

How to Control Deflection of Reinforced Concrete Beams and Slabs?

In most cases design of reinforced concrete beams and slabs is governed by deflection rather than strength. Various measures to control deflections of RCC beams and slabs are explained in this article. If these options are implemented properly, the result could ...

Soldier Pile Retaining Wall – Components and Design

Soldier pile retaining wall is usually employed for situations where the earth backfill is needed to be retained temporarily for example at construction site. Soldier pile wall consist of wide flange steel beams (soldier piles) and wood lagging. The former is ...

Functional Requirements of Floors in Building Construction

Floors in buildings provide strong level surface to support occupants, furnitures, and other equipments. There are various functional requirements of floors which are discussed in this article. Functional Requirements of Floors in Building Construction Following are the functional requirements of floors in ...