Sign Up

Sign Up to The Constructor to ask questions, answer questions, write articles, and connect with other people. VIP members get additional benefits.

Sign In

Login to The Constructor to ask questions, answer people’s questions, write articles & connect with other people. VIP members get additional benefits.

Free Signup or Login to continue Reading...

Forgot Password

Lost your password? Please enter your email address. You will receive a link and will create a new password via email.

Sorry, you do not have permission to ask a question, You must login to ask question. Become VIP Member

Free Signup or Login to continue Reading...

Do you need to remove the ads? Become VIP Member

Discy Latest Articles

How to Estimate Preliminary Sizes of Concrete Elements?

How to Estimate Preliminary Sizes of Concrete Elements?

Estimation of preliminary sizes of concrete elements is crucial for the design of structural concrete elements. Initially, the designer has to determine the loads to proceed with the design works that involve calculating the dimensions of concrete members and ...

Understanding the Transfer of Loads from Slab to Beams

Understanding the Transfer of Loads from Slab to Beams

The transfer of loads from a slab to beams is controlled by the slab’s geometrical dimension and the direction of reinforcements. The load of the slab, including self-weight, live load, and imposed dead load, are distributed over the beams ...

Cantilevered Beams and Trusses- Uses and Advantages

Cantilevered Beams and Trusses- Uses and Advantages

A cantilever is a rigid structural member such as beam fixed at one end to a commonly vertical support from which it protrudes. It can also be constructed with trusses or slabs or metal girder. When subjected to a structural load, the ...