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Definition of a Tall Building

The term ‘tall building’ is relative to the environment under consideration. A four storey building located among bungalows in an area...

Natural Frequency Analysis of Multistorey Frames Using Staad Pro

https://youtu.be/dqxGIy9fcvo Vibration (or Oscillation) is a time-dependent, repeated motion which a body undergoes when it is excited...

Calculation of Natural Frequency of Multi-Storey Frames

A multi-storey building can develop lateral vibrations in the two principal directions and torsional vibration around its vertical shear centre axis. The natural frequency...

Aspects of Modelling of Shear Walls

Shear walls are structural elements usually employed in tall buildings to assist in resisting lateral loads. Shear walls can be solid or pierced (coupled),...

Basic Information on Fire Protection of Buildings

Fire outbreak is a problem in buildings since it causes loss of human lives, injuries, destruction of properties, and poses serious environmental challenges. Injury and...

How To Apply Wind Load on High Rise Buildings

The effect of wind on a building gets more significant as the height of the building increases. In this post, wind load analysis has...

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Check for Deflection of Structures According to Eurocode 2

Checking for deflection is an important serviceability limit state (SLS) requirement in the design of structures. This check ensures that the...

Effects of Diesel Contamination on the Engineering Properties of Natural Soils

Soil contamination is a serious problem and major environmental problem worldwide. Oil contamination of soils can occur as a result of...

Design of Steel Beams for Combined Bending and Shear

It is very common to see bending moment and shear force act simultaneously in structural members. However, when the shear force...

Effect of Impact Load on Lap Length of Reinforcements in RC Structures

Lap length and anchorage length of reinforcements is very important for continuity, strength, and ease of construction in reinforced concrete structures....
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