Bearing Walls Under Out-of-Plane Loads: A Design Overview

Bearing Walls Under Out-of-Plane Loads: A Design Overview  Bearing walls are structural compression members which also may resist out-of-plane lateral loads. The resulting moments are referred to as weak-axis bending. A tilt-up wall panel exposed to wind is an example of this type of wall. Per ACI 318-14, bearing walls may be designed as compression […]

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CHECK LIST FOR QUALITY CONTROL OF RCC WORKS

CHECK LIST FOR QUALITY CONTROL OF RCC WORKS CHECK LIST FOR QUALITY CONTROL OF RCC WORKS Carry out slump test at regular intervals to ensure proper workability. While concreting cubes must be taken to as per IS: 456 – 2000 to ensure the quality and strength of concrete by testing at 7, 21, and 28 […]

Quality Requirement of Admixture

When the admixtures are compatible with the concrete, they should meet the following quality requirement: Characteristics of admixture: The data sheet should give away essential characteristic details like the kind of admixtures, on hand forms, the  basic elements utilized, particulars on dosage and its utilization techniques, safety measures to be undertaken and its adherence with […]