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