MOMENT AREA METHOD OF STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS: Theorem – I The change in slope between tangents drawn to the elastic curve at any two points A and B is equal to the product of and the area of the moment diagrams ...

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## Prestressed Concrete- Advantages and Disadvantages

Prestressed concrete is the most durable, reliable and strongest concrete that is widely used for the construction of mega buildings and bridges. It is a type of concrete in which high-strength tendons placed in tension regions of the cross-section are ...

## Pre-Tensioning and Post-Tensioning in Prestressed Concrete Design

The prestressed concrete design of a structure is influenced by either of the two processes, pre-tensioning, and post-tensioning. Pre-tensioning can be further classified into two categories such as linear pre-tensioning and circular pre-tensioning. Pre-Tensioning and Post-Tensioning in Prestressed Concrete Design ...

## MOMENT OF INERTIA CALCULATION FORMULA

What is Moment of Inertia? Moment of inertia, also called mass moment of inertia or the angular mass, (SI units kg m2) is a measure of an object’s resistance to changes in its rotation rate. It is the rotational analog ...

## SEISMIC DESIGN PHILOSOPHY FOR BUILDINGS

The Earthquake Problem Severity of ground shaking at a given location during an earthquake can be minor, moderate and strong. Relatively speaking, minor shaking occurs frequently, moderate shaking occasionally and strong shaking rarely. For instance, on average annually about 800 ...

## How Architectural Features Affect Seismic Resistance of Buildings?

There are several architectural features that critically influence the seismic resistance capacity of structures. Building architectural features include overall shape, size and geometry, in addition to how the earthquake forces are carried to the ground. Each of these architectural features ...

## ANALYSIS OF TRUSS WITH EXAMPLES

Learn truss analysis methods with examples. Analysis of truss by the methods of joints and by the methods of section is explained in the article. We know the basics of equilibrium of bodies; we will now discuss the trusses that ...

## PRODUCTION OF COLOURED FINISHES WITH WHITE CEMENT

PRODUCTION OF COLOURED FINISHES WITH WHITE CEMENT Colours Desired Commercial Names of Colours Approx. Qty required (kg per bag of cement) Light Shade Medium Shade Greys, blue-black and black Lampblack*, or carbon black* or black oxide of manganese* or mineral ...