Control Systems for Seismic Protection of Structures – Seminar

Behavior of Building Structure with Base Isolation System

Control Systems for Seismic Protection of Structures – Seminar Submitted By: Mahesh Chand Sharma Introduction Civil engineering structures located in environments where earthquakes or large wind forces are common will be subjected to serious vibrations during their lifetime. These vibrations can range from harmless to severe with the later resulting in serious structural damage and … Read more

Techniques for Rehabilitation & Repair Of Structures

Guniting Flow Chart

Techniques for Rehabilitation & Repair Of Structures -submitted by Shereef MI , – K.S.R. College Of Engineering Introduction The success of repair activity depends on the identification of the root cause of the deterioration of the concrete structures. If this cause is properly identified, satisfactory repairs can be done for the improvement of strength and … Read more

Composite Slabs & Columns – Advantages and Basic Concepts

Profiled steel sheeting

Composite Slabs & Columns – Advantages and Basic Concepts Read Introduction on Composite Structures Here Composite slabs  Consist of profiled steel decking with an in-situ reinforced concrete topping. The decking(profiled steel sheeting) not only acts as permanent formwork to the concrete, but also provides sufficient shear bond with the concrete so that, when the concrete … Read more

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

Recent Earthquakes in Indian Subcontinent – Seminar

Earth primarily consists of four distinct layers

Recent Earthquakes in Indian Subcontinent – Seminar Guided By Dr. M.K. Shrimali, Dr. S.D. Bharti          Submitted by: Anurag Sharma After the Bhuj Earthquake North Andaman (Diglipur) Earthquake Of 14 September 2002 Sumatra Earthquake And Indian Ocean Tsunami Of December 26, 2004 2005 North Kashmir Earthquake Of October 2005 Sikkim Earthquake Of 14 February 2006  2011 … Read more

Different Types of Bridges

Beam Bridges

Different Types of Bridges and Criteria of Site Selection Definition A bridge is a structure built to span physical obstacles such as a body of water, valley, or road, for the purpose of providing passage over the obstacle. Designs of bridges vary depending on  The function of the bridge, The nature of the terrain where … Read more