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How to Design a Raft Foundation using SAFE Program

    Raft foundation is one of the types of foundation that is composed of a thick mat or slab that supports the entire structures. This type of foundation is used when there are larger column loads to support and…
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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Construction

    In construction, different site personnel has its own responsibilities. These employees are working together to achieve a common goal which is to complete the construction project that they are involved in.  From blue collar to white collar job…
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Shear Wall Design in ETABS

      One of the useful tools in ETABS program is the Shear Wall Design capability. It is not only limited in the analysis of walls but it can also perform the design and check. The designer can be…
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Pier and Spandrel Labeling for ETABS Shear Wall Design

    Overview In ETABS design of shear walls or retaining walls, the programs calculate and report the required area of steel for flexure and shear based on the applied and defined load combinations. During the modeling process, the walls…
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Criteria in Selecting Suitable Foundation in Structural Design of Buildings

      Selecting the suitable type of foundations to use in the design of buildings and other structures is one of the tasks of a structural engineer. Different factors and criteria should be kept in mind and consider to…
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Method Statement for Dewatering Works

    Dewatering System Dewatering works are required in the project locations when the groundwater table was encountered higher than the formation level or the final excavation level. This is to ensure a dry excavation during the foundation works. This…
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Types of Foundations in Building Design

    Foundations Foundations in buildings are a major part of a structure. Foundations are used to support the columns and walls from which the overall weight of the structure transmit. Foundations serve as a base and overall support of…
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