### Factors Affecting Deflections of Reinforced Concrete Beams and Slabs

There are various factors which affect deflections of reinforced concrete beams and slabs which needs to be considered and assessed adequately during design and construction.

### Vibration Analysis of Machine Foundations

Machine Foundation is subjected to dynamic loads. These loads develop the vibratory motions which will transmit into the soil below the foundation. The effect...

### Qualitative Structural Analysis of Beams and Frames

Qualitative structural analysis might not be familiar to structural engineers. The usual way of analysis of structures is numerical (quantitative) method in which the...

### Types of Loads on Structures – Buildings and Other Structures

The types of loads acting on structures for buildings and other structures can be broadly classified as vertical loads, horizontal loads and longitudinal loads.

### PORTAL METHOD OF APPROXIMATE ANALYSIS

PORTAL METHOD OF APPROXIMATE ANALYSIS The portal method is an approximate analysis used for analysing building frames subjected to lateral loading such as...

### INFLUENCE LINE METHOD OF ANALYSIS

An influence line for any given point or section of structure is a curve whose ordinates represent to scale the variation of a function...

### BEHAVIOUR OF TENSION MEMBERS UNDER LOADS

Behaviour of tension members under the action of loads for tension ties and is discussed below: Behaviour of Tension Tie: The tie...