What are the alternatives for using columns as structural supports for a house?

What are the alternatives for using columns as structural supports for a house?
Replacements for columns While columns are a common and important structural support for most house constructions, there are some alternatives ...
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What is Wind and Earthquake analysis of structures?

Wind and Earthquake Analysis
Wind and earthquake analysis of structures is the process of determining the structural response of a building or other structure ...
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Why should we provide structural members with end supports?

End Supports of structural members
End supports, also known as end restraints, are provided for structural members to ensure that the member can transfer loads ...
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What are the different types of steel used in reinforcements?

different types of steel used in reinforcements
Let’s learn about the different types of steel used in reinforcements. The most common types of steel used in reinforcement ...
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What are the different shapes of reinforcements used for concreting?

Different shapes of reinforcements used for concreting.
Reinforcements, also known as rebar, are used in concrete construction to provide additional strength and support to the structure. The ...
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What’s the difference between LCA, LCI, LCIA, and LCC?

What’s the difference between LCA, LCI, LCIA, and LCC ?
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) LCA is a multi-step process for calculating a product’s or service’s lifetime environmental impact. LCA encompasses ...
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CONCRETING

CONCRETING
This article describes the work sequence that a site engineer should follow during concrete placement/concreting. Work Sequence Flow chart for ...
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The Fundamentals of Rebar Work

The Fundamentals of Rebar Work
The reinforcement must be prefabricated with stirrups in place for easier on-site assembly. Reinforcing bars must be produced in accordance ...
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How to Perform Hydrometer Analysis?

How to Perform Hydrometer Analysis?
It is extremely difficult to separate soil particles with a sieve if the particle size is less than 0.075. As ...
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What are the Basic Soil Tests?

What are the Basic Soil Tests?
There are some basic soil tests that can be used to investigate the approximate engineering behavior of soils. The most ...
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