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  Topic: Do Read-Sub-Standard Tall Building Design In Australia-Welcome to the Faulty Towers state, where any mug's an engineer
sangeeta_wij

Replies: 21
Views: 3456

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:30 am   Subject: Do Read-Sub-Standard Tall Building Design In Australia-Welcome to the Faulty Towers state, where any mug's an engineer
Dear Mr Nagendra Babu
I recommend everyone must read NDMA guidelines for lending institutions for approving Projects and has elaborate clauses related to structural safety as well as other parameter ...
  Topic: Do Read-Sub-Standard Tall Building Design In Australia-Welcome to the Faulty Towers state, where any mug's an engineer
sangeeta_wij

Replies: 21
Views: 3456

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:30 am   Subject: Do Read-Sub-Standard Tall Building Design In Australia-Welcome to the Faulty Towers state, where any mug's an engineer
Dear Alok
I am surprised at your attempted defence of the engineering fraternity, as the Report does clearly show a lot of possible goof ups, in design, detailing and construction quality. I hope to ...
  Topic: Do Read-Sub-Standard Tall Building Design In Australia-Welcome to the Faulty Towers state, where any mug's an engineer
sangeeta_wij

Replies: 21
Views: 3456

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:30 am   Subject: Do Read-Sub-Standard Tall Building Design In Australia-Welcome to the Faulty Towers state, where any mug's an engineer
It’s shocking and an eye opener Alpa, thanks for sharing. Makes me feel less bitter about the design blunders which we routinely come across while reviewing well known Consultant designs.


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  Topic: How to find roof stability of old building?
sangeeta_wij

Replies: 28
Views: 4339

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:30 am   Subject: How to find roof stability of old building?
Dear Ravi Kumar
It’s possible these days to determine steel reinforcement dia and spacing using a Ferro Scanner; if you don’t wish to use anything so elaborate, simply remove cover in a s ...
  Topic: Hospital collapse
sangeeta_wij

Replies: 7
Views: 1611

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:30 pm   Subject: Hospital collapse
Dear Dipak

We’ve been reviewing some Tall structures recently and find many glaring instances of Poor/inadequate designs or designs carried out often by Structural Consultants under pressure from ...
  Topic: Hospital collapse
sangeeta_wij

Replies: 7
Views: 1611

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:30 am   Subject: Hospital collapse
It is indeed very sad to read and learn about the structural failures, especially in the hospital, in the recent Indonesian eq; the same thing had happened in Nepal and I hate to say ,it may happen ag ...
  Topic: Top and bottom reinforcement in isolated footing
sangeeta_wij

Replies: 27
Views: 16520

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:30 am   Subject: Top and bottom reinforcement in isolated footing
You may use a pin connection only if the drift on top is in permissible limits; usually for large spans and large height structures, this maynot be a good idea as the displacements on top maybe very h ...
  Topic: Floating Column
sangeeta_wij

Replies: 46
Views: 27412

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:30 pm   Subject: Floating Column
First of all, a floating column is really not a column and secondly, never ever use it in a seismic zone III IV or V structure as even the gravity columns have to be checked for deflection compatibili ...
  Topic: Shear wall thickness
sangeeta_wij

Replies: 8
Views: 2345

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:30 am   Subject: Shear wall thickness
All columns have to be min 20 dia of beam bars but not Shear Walls, and the minimum thickness maybe selected based on your Project requirements and I893 provisions.




Best Regards
Sangeeta Wij ...
  Topic: Whether Cement Fibre boards can be used as structural floor members?
sangeeta_wij

Replies: 18
Views: 2970

PostForum: SEFI General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 6:30 am   Subject: Whether Cement Fibre boards can be used as structural floor members?
Mr Desai
Cement Boards are normally not a replacement of RCC or composite slab(with decking sheet +1 layer of steel+ RCC of 2-3” depending on the design), unless you’ve checked the design ...
 
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