Types of structural supports | Boundary Conditions

Hinge support in sydney harbor bridge

Types of supports Defining the boundary conditions in aamodel is one of the most important part of preparing an analysis model, irrespective of the software that you use. Supports are an essential part of building your model to ensure accurate and expected results. These are not to be ignored nor guessed as it can lead … Read more

Pre Engineered Buildings (PEB) | Components | Advantages | Design Methodology

Pre Engineered Buildings

Pre Engineered Buildings: Pre Engineered Buildings (PEB) are the buildings which are engineered at a factory and assembled at site. Usually PEBs are steel structures. Built-up sections are fabricated at the factory to exact size, transported to site and assembled at site with bolted connections. This type of Structural Concept is generally used to build … Read more

Loads on Building for Modeling | Structure Load Calculation | Analyze Building | Excel Spreadsheet

Loads on the building

Calculation of Building Loads The loads on building, may be a residential or any type of structure, are mainly classified into vertical and horizontal loads. The vertical loads are the dead and live load. The horizontal loads are the earthquake and the wind loads. This is the general classification of loads. In this article, some … Read more

Practical Steps in Design of Concrete Buildings | Modelling | Applying Loads | Analysis

High Rise Multi Story Building with Raft base Model

Practical Steps in Design of Concrete Buildings Concrete is arguably the most important building material which plays an important role in all building structures. Its virtue is its versatility which is its ability to be moulded to take any shape required for various structural forms. The entire process of structural planning and design requires not … Read more