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Author Archive: thestructuralworld

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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Guidelines to Consider in Structural Assessment of Existing Building

    When an abandoned building is set for renovation and restoration, changing the occupancy into a massive one or even a newly constructed building had an obvious bad workmanship and execution after the concrete casting and a noticeable physical…
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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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10 Checklists in Reviewing ETABS Model

    As a structural engineer, we are also asked to review the ETABS Model especially when you are the senior or head of the department or as a third party checker. This is to ensure that the design shall…
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How to Determine Torsional Irregularities in Buildings

    One of the code requirements in structural analysis is to review the structural arrangement of the elements as a whole for any type of building irregularities. The most popular among these types and perhaps the most complex is…
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How to Write a Construction Method Statement from Scratch

    When submitting a tender you will generally be requested to submit with the Tender an Outline Method Statement describing how the Works are to be designed, procured, constructed and completed and it should refer to the technical specification…
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