Why do we use steel in construction and not other metals ?

Why do we use steel in construction and not other metals ?5 (100%) 3 votes ​WHY DO WE PROVIDE STEEL IN CONSTRUCTION : RCC (Reinforced Cement Concrete) is like a marriage. Both concrete and steel (i.e. rebar) need each others during structural elements are designed to withstand the load. As we knows, concrete is formed…


What are the technical limitations for building skyscrapers today (2016) and how high can we go with today’s technology ?

What are the technical limitations for building skyscrapers today (2016) and how high can we go with today’s technology ?Rate This Post ​ With today’s technology we can build structure with upto height 1-1.5 mile. But if we made some changes to today’s technology and done something innovative, then it can be changed dramatically and…


Which building type will have higher resistance to earthquake, High rise building or Low rise building ?

Which building type will have higher resistance to earthquake, High rise building or Low rise building ?Rate This Post ​The probability of the failure of a structure mainly depends upon the way it was engineered.And It is not as easy as it sounds or feels. Designing a structure to resist the earthquakes depends upon lots…


Why longitudinal reinforcement in column is placed nearer to the outer/external face of column and not to the core ?

Why longitudinal reinforcement in column is placed nearer to the outer/external face of column and not to the core ?Rate This Post In general column does not only experience gravity loads, but also it experiences some moments caused due to various reasons like Slab or beam induced moments, Earthquake lateral forces, Wind forces, Accidental eccentric…


How Cantilever slab can be provided to such extent ? How it is designed ? 

How Cantilever slab can be provided to such extent ? How it is designed ? 5 (100%) 1 vote Okay. The building is called Educational Institute La Samaria / Campuzano Arquitectos   Lets have look to its side view Here is the another And here is zoomed one Have you noticed those columns and bracing ? If…


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