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  Topic: Soil Investigation & evaluation of SBC
Padmanabhan G

Replies: 21
Views: 10311

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 18, 2014 3:52 am   Subject: Soil investigaiton
Dear Sirs,

Even though the borehole indicates the soil is medium to high plasticity no labaratory results are available indicating the values of LL, PL and SL. Any such tests have done? if yes tha ...
  Topic: Metro Rail scaffolding collapse in Chennai
Padmanabhan G

Replies: 1
Views: 1777

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:35 am   Subject: Metro Rail scaffolding collapse in Chennai
http://www.thehindu.com/multimedia/dynamic/01156/27TH_SCAFFOLDING_1156334f.jpg

A major accident was averted as the scaffolding to build a 15-feet-long pier arm on one of the pillars on the busy 100 ...
  Topic: SBC of soil
Padmanabhan G

Replies: 28
Views: 22985

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:07 pm   Subject: SBC of soil
I have to design a multistorie building in a soft soil mixed with red lateritic soft murrum and sand.
Is it possible to increase the SBC of soil by well compacting thelayer with the use of Road rolle ...
  Topic: Compound wall in weak soil
Padmanabhan G

Replies: 16
Views: 13735

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2012 5:00 am   Subject: Compound wall in weak soil
Dear Shri.Jayakumar,

The proposal you have indicated seems to be an economical solution. However alternatively you may try with stone columns well connected with a net work of sand drains. Eventho ...
  Topic: Coupled attack of sulphate and chloride
Padmanabhan G

Replies: 0
Views: 3583

PostForum: E-conference on Durability of Concrete - Feb 27 to March 11 - 2012   Posted: Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:45 pm   Subject: Coupled attack of sulphate and chloride
Dear Sirs,

First of all I would like to congratulate the Organizers of this E-Conference.

Here I would like to raise a few points which is of relevance to this conference.

The points are
...
  Topic: EOT crane testing procedure
Padmanabhan G

Replies: 1
Views: 1361

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 4:28 am   Subject: EOT crane testing procedure
Dear Shri. Satish

You may refer IS 807 for testing procedure of EOT cranes.

Regards
Padmanabhan.G
  Topic: Design for impact load
Padmanabhan G

Replies: 9
Views: 7135

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:34 am   Subject: Design for impact load
Dear Sir,

Can any one suggest how to design RCC strucutres particulary floor for impact load from obects that are dropped from certain height.

With regards
Padmanabhan.G
  Topic: Cheaper Back filling material
Padmanabhan G

Replies: 4
Views: 2521

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2010 4:02 am   Subject: Cheper back filling material
Dear Friends,

I think you can use fly ash for back filling, if earth is not available.

Padmanabhan.G
  Topic: Use of 500 grade Re bars
Padmanabhan G

Replies: 7
Views: 4893

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 06, 2010 11:07 am   Subject: Use of 500 grade Re bars
Dear Sir,

My question of using FE 500 was for the entire second storey of the building and not for some of the structural members. However you have highlighted the problem of using FE 500 in combi ...
  Topic: Use of 500 grade Re bars
Padmanabhan G

Replies: 7
Views: 4893

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 01, 2010 5:18 am   Subject: Use of 500 grade Re bars
Dear Sirs,

I have a problem.. I have designed a two sotried building with FE 415 bars and constructed the ground floor using FE415. Now if I want to construct the upper story with FE 500 grade st ...
 
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