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How to Design Spandrel or Coupling Beams in ETABS

    The Spandrel, Coupling or Link Beam as we often called it that connects the in-between walls when there is a wall opening due to door or elevator doors or as per the code defines refers to as a…
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3 Post Checks Analysis and Design Consideration in Slab using Csi SAFE

    Our previous article, CSI SAFE Slab Considerations Prior to Analysis, discusses the points required in modeling a slab using CSI SAFE before performing slab analysis and design.  To deliver a complete slab design procedure using SAFE software, the…
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5 Free Licensed Structural Engineering Software | How to Install & Download

    Structural Engineering software is a major part of practicing Structural Engineers. These tools help us to calculate, investigate, analyze and design the different structural design projects on hand. Compared to manual calculations, it helps us to achieve our…
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CSI SAFE’s Slab Design Considerations Prior to Analysis

    The design of slab elements in a structure is one of the major structural design tasks to be carried out during the structural design of building structures. A slab has a major role in the stability of the…
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Considerations in Design Load Combinations You Never Knew

    Choosing the right load combinations in structural design is necessary for structural design. As this may dictate the outcome of our design. Too many load combinations may result in an over design outcome, thus it can compromise the…
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Calculation of the Equivalent Compressive Strength of Concrete Core

    Ever heard about concrete coring on structural members during and after the construction? The laboratory testing on the compressive strength of concrete may call by the consultant if he/she suspects that the newly built structural members are having…
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Top 10 3D-Structural Analysis and Design Software for Building Design

    Nowadays, computer programs had a major role in the design and development of a certain project. It may not only help to speed up the process of modeling and design but more importantly, it can mimic the behavior…
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