A castellated beam is a type of beam in which an I-beam is sliced longitudinally along its web in a specified pattern. The objective is to use the cutting pattern to separate and reunite the beam with a deeper web. These ...
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2 Important Failure Case Studies of Long-Span Steel Structures
Space structures are generally utilized in the construction of airport terminals, stockrooms, historical centers, and shopping centers where huge transverse space is required. They are architecturally appealing and structurally adaptable. Moreover, space structures are light in weight, which reduces the ...
Bogibeel: Construction of the Longest Rail-Road Bridge of India
The 4940 m long Bogibeel bridge is currently the longest rail-road bridge in India. It is built on the mighty Brahmaputra river in Assam, 17 km away from Dibrugarh, and connects the city with the Dhemaji district. This two-tier bridge ...
Pre-Engineered Steel Building – Components and Advantages
A pre-engineered steel building is a modern technology where the complete designing is done at the factory and the building components are brought to the site in CKD (completely knock down condition) and then fixed/jointed at the site and raised ...
Difference Between Braced Frame and Moment Resisting frame
Both, braced frame and moment resisting frame are used in the construction of structures which are subjected to lateral loads such as wind and seismic forces. This is particularly obvious for very tall structures where the lateral forces are the ...
What are Common Fire Protection Systems for Steel Structures?
Steel structure fire protection systems are designated to protect the structure from fire for a specified amount of time. Various fire protection systems are available to be used.
What are Types of Bracing Systems Used in Multi-Storey Steel Structures?
There are different types of bracing systems commonly used in multi-storey steel structures between orthogonally arranged beams and columns to transfer horizontal forces imposed on the structure.
How to Choose Economical Steel Frames for Buildings and Structures?
There are various structural steel frame systems from which designers can choose the most economical type for specific building and structure construction.