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Efficient Use of Outrigger & Belt Truss in Tall Buildings | Seminar

The Efficient Use of Outrigger & Belt Truss in Tall Buildings Submitted By: Neeraj Agrawal Introduction The outrigger and belt truss system is one of the lateral loads resisting system in which the external columns are tied to the central core wall with very stiff outriggers and belt truss at one or more levels. The… Read More »

Masonry Wall – Types, Failure Mechanisms & Advantages

Masonry Wall – Types, Failure Mechanisms & Advantages Submitted By-Bhawnesh Kuldeep The masonry walls is built of individual blocks of materials such as stone, brick, concrete, hollow blocks, cellular concrete etc., usually in horizontal courses cemented together with some form of mortar. Advantages Of Masonry Wall The use brick and stone can increase the thermal… Read More »

Types & Functions Of Bearings for Bridges

Types & Functions Of Bearings for Bridges Function Of Bearings Bridge bearings are used to transfer forces from the superstructure to the substructure, allowing the following types of movements of the superstructure: Translation movements; are displacements in vertical and horizontal directions due to in-plane or out-of-plane forces like wind and self weight. Rotational movements; cause… Read More »