Structural Assessment of a 40 Year Old R.C. Building

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A 6-story R.C. office building had a plan typical of a frame design, but a beam column design procedure was used. Working Stress Design method was used. Severe cracking ranging in size from 5 – 20 mm. A comprehensive study of the design drawings, site and laboratory testing was conducted on structural members to determine the cause and suggest the remedy.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 163-167)

Edited by:

Lijuan Li

Pages:

1833-1836

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.163-167.1833

Citation:

K. A. D. I. Bsisu "Structural Assessment of a 40 Year Old R.C. Building", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 163-167, pp. 1833-1836, 2011

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December 2010

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