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  Topic: Retofitting/repairing Micro Piles - How to?
mtamil

Replies: 2
Views: 2167

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2015 6:45 am   Subject: Retofitting/repairing Micro Piles - How to?
Hi Raghuveer,

Thanks for the interest.

Few foundations failed.
Loads are small. Vertical +/- 1000kg. Lateral 900kg.

Foundations failed under wind loads. Wind speed is about 12.5m/sec at the ...
  Topic: Retofitting/repairing Micro Piles - How to?
mtamil

Replies: 2
Views: 2167

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:07 pm   Subject: Retofitting/repairing Micro Piles - How to?
Dear Sefians,

Need your help, to solve this issue.

I have a facility having thousands of micro-piles, typically 300mm dia 1.5-2m deep. The soil condition is varying, in some places its a C-phi s ...
  Topic: how to decide on members
mtamil

Replies: 3
Views: 2711

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:40 pm   Subject: how to decide on members
Hi Krishnaveni,

Provide more details about the structure.

Regards
Tamil
  Topic: Need of Detailing Awareness For Safe Structures
mtamil

Replies: 300
Views: 243685

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 5:49 pm   Subject: Need of Detailing Awareness For Safe Structures
Hi all,

I am in full agreement with all sefians in this discussion, that detailing is a very very important subject. But it is very unfortunate that it wasn't taught in colleges. I am saying so, b ...
  Topic: IS800:2007 Query - Earth quake resistant design
mtamil

Replies: 2
Views: 2238

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 04, 2014 4:45 am   Subject: IS800:2007 Query - Earth quake resistant design
Dear Member,

The code simply calls for less risk may be to cover up the kind of quality protocols generally afforded by our practices in welding. Even partial penetration welds considered stronger ...
  Topic: Use different R values for foundation and superstructure
mtamil

Replies: 4
Views: 2422

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:43 pm   Subject: Use different R values for foundation and superstructure
Hi Shakya,

As long as you are consistent with your approach, it is ok.

If the super structure is designed and detailed as SMRF then the siesmic response will be lower, therefore, the resulting ...
  Topic: IS800:2007 Query - Earth quake resistant design
mtamil

Replies: 2
Views: 2238

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:26 pm   Subject: IS800:2007 Query - Earth quake resistant design
Dear Sefians,

"12.4.2 All welds used in frames designed to resist earthquake loads shall be complete penetration butt welds, except in column splices, which shall conformto12.5.2."

The ...
  Topic: Base Plate for Box column
mtamil

Replies: 9
Views: 7693

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2014 4:54 am   Subject: Base Plate for Box column
Hi Bubalan,

I have come across a Chinese design of a boiler structure with heavy box sections, wherein the baseplate is completely integrated with Concrete Pedestal. In this method, A sole plate i ...
  Topic: Staad Design - Tension Column - erroneous?
mtamil

Replies: 11
Views: 9257

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2014 2:52 pm   Subject: Staad Design - Tension Column - erroneous?


Hi Er. Sanjib Das

Welcome to the Sefi community and thanks for your very informative post. The information is new to me and I will look into it for implementation.

The focus here is on th ...
  Topic: Staad Design - Tension Column - erroneous?
mtamil

Replies: 11
Views: 9257

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2014 2:28 pm   Subject: Staad Design - Tension Column - erroneous?
Dear Sir,
Without code recommendation, it is difficult to justify the same. How is the factor arrived? I generally prefer to design 1.5 (DL+EL) with full EL only... If there is any legal issue a ...
 
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