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 ...

Shear Design of Fiber Reinforced Concrete Structural Elements

Fiber Reinforced concrete is used for concrete structural members for around thirty years and developed for both prestressed and conventional or ordinary reinforced concrete elements. Fiber reinforced polymer bars are used as reinforcement in these concrete. There are different types of ...

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. These factors can be divided into two group including parameter known before construction and factors unknown ...

Structural Design of Bunkers with Procedure and Design Considerations

Bunkers and silos are structure that are used as storage tanks. Structural design of bunkers with procedure and design considerations are discussed. The bunkers and silos made of reinforced concrete have almost replaced the steel storage structures. Concrete bins possess less ...