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Question of the Day (04/06/2018)

Structville daily questions From now henceforth, Structville will be publishing daily questions on different aspects of civil engineering. You are expected to enter your response...

Question of the Day (30/05/2018)

Structville daily questionsFrom now henceforth, Structville will be publishing daily questions on different aspects of civil engineering. You are expected to enter your response...

Question of the Day

Structville daily questions From now henceforth, Structville will be publishing daily questions on different aspects of civil engineering. You are expected to enter your response...

Structville Question of the Day (Friday, 25/05/2018)

Structville daily questionsFrom now henceforth, Structville will be publishing daily questions on different aspects of civil engineering. You are expected to enter your response...

Precise Moment Distribution Analysis of Non-sway Frames

Precise moment distribution is a variation of moment distribution method which aims to shorten the time spent carrying out the normal moment distribution method....

Analysis of Statically Determinate Compound Frames (Part 3): A solved Example

Question A frame is loaded as shown above. There are internal hinges at nodes B and 2. Plot the internal stresses diagram due to the...

Imperfection Analysis of Structures With Solved Examples

1.0 Introduction Imperfection in structures can be described as deviations and inconsistencies in structures and structural members, which can affect the behaviour of the structure...

Free Vibration of Water Tank Stand When Filled With Water

It is desired to find the eigenfrequencies and eigenvectors (modal parameters) of concrete water tank support when filled with water. This is a case...

Analysis of Sub-Frames Using Stiffness Method: A solved Example

Several codes of practice in the world allow us to idealise structures into 2-dimensional frames for the purpose of simplified analysis. For sub-frames, it...

Analysis of Coupled Shear Wall Under the Effect of Wind Load: A Simplified Solved Example

I Introduction The effect of wind becomes more influential as a building gets taller. To effectively resist the force from wind, shear walls, frames, or...

Analysis of Arch-Frame Structure with Tie Element: A solved Example

An arch is supported on frame with different levels of supports as shown above. The frame is supported on a hinge at support A...

Understanding Sign Conventions in Structural Analysis

Introduction Signs conventions is always a pausing point for all civil engineering students being introduced to structural analysis for the first time. The truth is...

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Comparative Design of Triangular Pile Cap with free PDF download

In our post on Structural Aspects of Pile Foundation Design, we showed how we can determine the number piles required to support...

What Engineers and Architects Should Know About Site Instruction

A site instruction is a formal written order given by the heads of a project to contractors or sub-contractors on specific projects issues such...

Structural Aspects of Pile Foundation Design: A Practical Example

Geotechnical engineers are expected to hand over soil investigation report to structural engineers, who will proceed to provide the longitudinal reinforcements needed for the...

Calculation of Collapse Settlement of Collapsible Soils

Civil engineers are always faced with one challenge or another on site, and one of the major challenges on site has to do with...