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Safe Design and Construction of Multistoried RCC Buildings

Safe Design and Construction of Multistoried RCC Buildings A large number of reinforced concrete multi-storey frame buildings were heavily damaged and many of them collapsed completely in Bhuj earthquake of 2001 in the towns of Kachchh District (viz., Bhuj, Bhachao, Anjar, ...

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Advantage of Continuous over Simply Supported Multi-Span Deck

Advantages of continuous multiple-span deck over simply supported multiple-span deck Movement joints are normally added to bridge structures to accommodate movements due to dimensional changes arising from temperature variation, shrinkage, creep and effect  of prestress. However, the provision of excessive movement ...

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INSPECTION OF A BRIDGE STRUCTURE

INSPECTION OF A BRIDGE STRUCTURE: Once a bridge is opened for use, management begins and carries on for the life of the bridge. Hence, the bridge must be regularly inspected and maintained for the benefit of its users. There are three levels ...

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Design Concept of RC Tall Building

Concrete has become universal building material and more appropriate structural forms such as shear wall and tube structures. The high dead load characteristics are no limited on the height of concrete building. Otherwise, the dead load from the concrete tends ...

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Roof Truss Design

Selection of Roof Trusses Architectural style, types of roofing material, methods of support of column framing, and

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Environmental Impacts of Dams

Environmental impacts of dams can be both adverse and beneficial. Dams have intended and unintended impacts, though positive impacts can be both intended and unintended. Each of these types of impacts of dams can be inevitable in their entirety, reducible ...

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Seismic Design of Earth-Retaining Structures and Foundations

DESIGNS of retaining walls, earth dam, abutments, foundations, etc. are very important problems related to the geotechnical engineering. To minimize the devastating effect of earthquake on retaining structures, computation of earth pressures and the point of ...

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