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Types of Joints in Concrete Water Tank Structures and their Spacings

There are different types of joints which are provided in the reinforced concrete water tank structures for different purposes such as to contain different movements and during construction process. This article presents various types of joints provided in water tanks ...

Low Heat Cement- Composition, Properties, Uses and Advantages

Low heat cement is a special tailored cement which generates low heat of hydration during setting. It is manufactured by modifying the chemical composition of normal Portland cement. In this article we discuss about the composition, properties, characteristics, uses and advantages ...

Performance Levels of Buildings Against Earthquakes

Performance level of structures against earthquakes describes limiting damage condition that assumed to be satisfactory for a given building and a given ground motion.Moreover, building damages, danger to life safety of occupants in the building due to the damage, and ...

12 Types of Loads Considered for Design of Bridge Structures

Various types of loads are considered for design of bridge structures. These loads and their combinations decides the safety of the bridge construction during its use under all circumstances. The design loads should be considered properly for perfect design of ...

How to Mitigate Human Induced Vibrations in Reinforced Concrete Structures?

Human induced vibration may create serious serviceability problems in reinforced concrete structures. There are several modern strategic projects that have suffered from such problem for instance Millennium Bridge in London-UK.The bridge suffered from lateral synchronous excitation. The bridge had to ...