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Effects of Wind on Billboard Structures

Billboards are large outdoor advertising structures that are found along highways and city centres. Due to their large size and flexibility for creative output,...

Structural Design of Signposts and Billboards

As the name implies, signposts are post bearing structures that offer information or guidance to people. They are a prominent feature of our highways,...

Effects of Trees on Wind Comfort of Pedestrians

Pedestrian wind comfort can be improved when horizontally incoming airflow passes through trees in the urban areas. This is according to recent research carried...

Free Vibration of Masts

Tall masts are used in a variety of applications such as telecommunication, radio/television broadcasting, supporting lighting fixtures on the highway, raising flags, etc....

Effects of Wind on Different Configurations of Masts

Telecommunication masts or towers are tall structures that are designed for transmission of telecommunication signals or for radio/television broadcasting. Telecom masts are usually made...

Vortex Shedding and Wind Load Analysis of Tall Buildings

In fluid dynamics, a Kármán vortex street is a repeating pattern of swirling vortices caused by the unsteady separation of flow of a fluid...

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 in its natural state or by an external...

Analysis of Wind Load on Bridge Decks

In the design of bridges, environmental actions such as wind, snow, and temperature should also be considered alongside traffic actions. In this article, we...

On the Natural Frequency of Multi-Storey Buildings

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),...

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...

Analysis of Coupled Shear Wall Under the Effect of Wind Load

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

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Guidelines for Tying of Reinforcement

In the construction of reinforced concrete structures, reinforcement bars must be tied together in order to hold them in place and to also facilitate...

Cost of Reinforcement Works in Nigeria

Installation of reinforcements is an important item of work in the construction of reinforced concrete structures. The cost of reinforcement works therefore significantly impacts...

Design of Shear Walls

Shear walls are structural members that provide additional lateral stiffness to a building by resisting shear, moment, and axial forces, which are produced due...

Technical Guide: Detailing and Arrangement of Beam Reinforcements on Site

Beams are horizontal structural elements used for supporting lateral loads. In conventional reinforced concrete structures, beams usually receive load from the floor slab, but...
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