The slenderness ratio, in turn, depends upon the effective height (or length) and the effective thickness of the wall or column. This video talks about the constituents of the concrete,. It explains the meaning of characteristic strength and target mean strength…Verifying Compressive Strength more...
The micro-mechanical model can be implemented in any standard finite element program as a user supplied subroutine defining the mechanical behaviour of an equivalent homogenised material. The aim of the research is to implement and validate a reliable and fast… Continue reading
Ashlar masonry units can be cut intosquared shapes. Course rubble masonry is used for the construction of public and residential buildings. The dressing of the stone need not be very accurate on all sides. Ashlar stones are rectangular, cuboid blocks.… Continue reading
Different crack patterns and locations often tell us the cause of cracking and thus suggest what repair is needed. Has movement broken structural connections? Loaning institutions generally will not close a loan without repairs being done or scheduled. Our steel… Continue reading
In most cases, when the masonry on a building is restored, it is for the first (and hopefully the last) time. They are the (relatively) older buildings that you find in the industrial parts of town that are populated by… Continue reading