Composite Construction of Buildings – Composite Beams

Millennium Tower (Vienna - Austria) - Composite Construction of Buildings

Composite Construction of Buildings by Chandresh Choudhary Introduction – Steel and concrete These two materials complete one another: Concrete is efficient in compression and steel in tension Concrete encasement restrain steel against buckling Concrete provides Protection against corrosion and fire Steel bring ductility into the structure Composite Construction of Buildings refers to any members composed of … Read more

2011 Sikkim Earthquake – Himalayan earthquake

Strengthening of Existing Masonry

2011 Sikkim Earthquake – Himalayan earthquake The 2011 Sikkim earthquake also known as the 2011 Himalayan earthquake, was a magnitude 6.9 (Mw) , Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, near the border of Nepal and the Indian state of Sikkim At 18:10 IST (12:40 UTC) on Sunday, 18 September. The quake came just a few days after an … Read more

Sikkim Earthquake Of 14 February 2006

Sikkim Earthquake February 2006 location

Sikkim Earthquake Of 14 February 2006 Moderate earthquake (reported as Mw 5.3 by USGS and as ML 5.7 by IMD)  occurred in the state of Sikkim (India) on February 14 2006 at 06:25:23 a.m. local time.  At 27.35°N 88.35°E, near Ralang (South Sikkim), with a focal depth of 30 km (www.usgs.gov)  At 27.7°N 88.8°E, near … Read more

North Kashmir Earthquake Of October 2005

location of North Kashmir Earthquake Of October 8 2005

2005 North Kashmir Earthquake Of October 8, 2005 The Mw 7.6 earthquake on October 8, 2005 struck at 8:50:38 AM local time (9:20:38 India Standard Time) epicenter located at 34.493°N, 73.629°E (USGS), which lies in the Pakistan-occupied territory of Kashmir (POK). The epicenter is located at 19 km northeast from the major neighboring town of … Read more