# Design of Post-Tensioned Concrete Floor

Design of Post-Tensioned Concrete Floor methods
1- Breakdown two ways of floor into design strips in one direction and one-way slabs in othedirection. Design strips work as continuous beams by banded all tendons at the column.
The perpendicular direction like multi-span one-way slabs, using distributed tendons.
2- Specify total required effective post-tensioning forces at banded tendons, on structural drawings,
and uniform forces in distributed
3- when tendon less than 140 ft, stress at one end. Otherwise stress at both ends.
4- the various live loading conditions should be considered by input ll zero at some spans.

## Stability of Structures: Elastic, Inelastic, Fracture and Damage Theories

Zdenek P Bazant

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Failures of many engineering structures fall into one of two simple categories: (1) material failure and (2) structural instability. The first type of failure, treated in introductory courses on the strength of materials and structural mechanics, can usually be adequately predicted by analyzing the structure on the basis of equilibrium conditions or equations of motion that are written for the initial, undeformed configuration of the structure. By contrast, the prediction of failures due to structural instability requires equations of equilibrium or motion to be formulated on the basis of the deformed configuration of the structure. Since the deformed configuration is not known in advance but depends on the deflections to be solved, the problem is in principle nonlinear, although frequently it can be linearized in order to facilitate analysis.

Content :
• Buckling of Elastic Columns by Equilibrium Analysis
• Buckling of Elastic Frames by Equilibrium Analysis
• Dynamic Analysis of Stability
• Energy Methods
• Energy Analysis of Continuous Structures and Approximate Methods
• Plates and SheDs
• Elastoplastic Buckling
• Creep Budding
• Stability of Inelastic Structures, Bifurcation and 'Thermodynamic Bub
• Three-Dimensional Continuum Instabilities and Effects of Finite Strain Tensor

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## Plasticity for Structural Engineers

Wai-Fah Chen

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This comprehensive text addresses the elastic and plastic behavior of general structural elements under combined stress. It sets out to examine the stress-strain behaviors of materials under simple test conditions and proceeds to show how these behaviors can be generalized under combined stress. The topic of structural plasticity is presented in a manner that is simple and concise, encompassing the classical theory of metal plasticity as well as concrete plasticity. An unabridged J. Ross Publishing republication of the edition published by Springer-Verlag, New York, 1988, 606pp. Key Features - Outlines the finite element implementation of the generalized stress-strain relations for the solution of practical steel and concrete structural problems - Provides worked examples, end-of-chapter problems, answers to selected problems, and clear illustrations and tables - Includes important constitutive equations for structural materials and applications to steel and concrete structures - Offers examples of the most useful constitutive models and analytical methods

Content :
• Part I — Fundamentals
• Chapter 1 — Introduction
• Chapter 2 — Yield and Failure Criteria
• Chapter 3 — Elastic Stress-Strain Relations
• Part II — Plastic Stress-Strain Relations
• Chapter 4 — Stress-Strain Relations for Perfectly Plastic Materials
• Chapter 5 — Stress-Strain Relations for Work-Hardening Materials
• Part III — Metal Plasticity
• Chapter 6 — Implementation in Metals
• Part IV — Concrete Plasticity
• Chapter 7 — Implementation in Concretes
• Part V — Limit Analysis
• Chapter 8 — General Theorems of Limit Analysis and Their Applications
• Chapter 9 — Limit Analysis of Engineering Structures

# Design of Wing Wall Spreadsheet

The proposed cast-in-situ reinforced concrete structure is a wing wall of the proposed Arch Culvert along road RD-21 ( Typical design for all wing walls). Dingwall shall be designed as a cantilever wall to safely withstand earth embankment on one side of the wall and comply with minimum factors of safety and 100 kPa recommended net allowable bearing capacity as per  RC manual.

## Project Management for Engineering, Business, and Technology

John M. Nicholas,

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There is an ever-growing need for better project management within the disciplines of engineering, business, and technology, and this new edition is a direct response to that need.
By emphasizing practical applications, this book targets the ultimate purpose of project management: to unify and integrate the interests, resources, and work efforts of many stakes-holders to accomplish the overall project goal.
The book encompasses the essential background material required, from philosophy to methodology, before presenting concepts and techniques for practical application on topics including:
• Project initiation and proposals
• Scheduling
• Budgeting
• Risk analysis

Content :
• Introduction
• What Is Project Management?
• Systems Approach and Systems Engineering
• Systems Development Cycle and Project Conception
• Project and System Definition
• Planning Fundamentals
• Project Time Planning and Networks
• Advanced Project Network Analyses and Scheduling
• Cost Estimating and Budgeting
• Project Quality Management
• Managing Risks in Projects
• Project Execution and Control
• Project Evaluation, Communication, Implementation, and Closeout
• Project Organization Structure and Integration
• Project Roles, Responsibility, and Authority
• Managing Participation, Teamwork, and Conflict
• The Management of Project Management
• Project Selection and Portfolio Management
• International Project Management

## Carpentry & Construction, 5th Edition

Mark Miller, Rex Miller

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A complete, step-by-step guide to CARPENTRY AND CONSTRUCTION
Revised and updated, Carpentry & Construction, Fifth Edition, takes you through every step of house construction in such detail that you can use it to build your own home! Clear instructions, along with more than 1,500 photographs and illustrations, demonstrate each phase of construction--from selecting tools to pouring the foundation, to finishing the interior. This how-to handbook also covers remodeling, additions, and repairs.

Content :
• Chapter 1. Let's Get Started;
• Chapter 2. Site Preparation;
• Chapter 3. Footings and Foundations;
• Chapter 4. Concrete Slabs and Floors;
• Chapter 5. Floor Frames;
• Chapter 6. Framing Walls;
• Chapter 7. Framing the Roof;
• Chapter 8. Roofs and Roofing;
• Chapter 9. Windows and Doors;
• Chapter 10. Exterior Walls;
• Chapter 11. House Wiring;
• Chapter 12. Plumbing;
• Chapter 13. Insulation;
• Chapter 14. Interior Walls and Ceilings;
• Chapter 15. Interior Finishing;
• Chapter 16. Special Construction Methods;
• Chapter 17. Maintenance and Remodeling;
• Chapter 18. The Carpenter and the Industry;
• Chapter 19. Bathrooms;
• Chapter 20. Construction for Solar Heating;
• Chapter 21. Alternative Framing Methods;
• Chapter 22. Alternative Foundation Systems;
• Chapter 23. Private Water Systems;
• Chapter 24. Private Sewage Facilities

# Ordinary Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall Design Excel Sheet

Shear walls in buildings must be symmetrically located in a plan to reduce ill-effects of twist in buildings They could be placed symmetrically along with one or both directions in the plan. -Shear walls are more effective when located along the exterior perimeter of the building – such a layout increases the resistance of the building to twisting.

## Modern Construction Case Studies

Andrew Watts

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In the context of tight budgets, complex geometries, high energy efficiency, and flexible user functions mean that the requirements for technical details, and their execution in modern buildings, are very exacting. Modern Construction Case Studies presents planned, under construction and completed, innovative avant-garde projects – all designed by internationally recognized architectural practices such as Zaha Hadid, BIG, Jean Nouvel, Gensler, Lab Architecture Studio, RMJM Architecture, Nordic Office of Architecture, and others. The case studies are analyzed in a structured way under technical criteria, using text, photographs, 3D illustrations, and diagrams. They provide inspiration for new approaches that also work for smaller-scale projects.

Content :
• 1. Galaxy Soho
• 2. Evolution Tower
• 3. Hotel
• 4. Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre
• 5. Burjuman Tower
• 6. Burj Alshaya
• 7. Dance & Music Centre
• 8. K. Ã‡amlica TV Tower
• 9. Meixihu IC&A Centre
• 10. Federation Square
• 11. New Port Centre
• 12. City Museum Istanbul
• 13. Burjuman Apartments
• 14. KAFD Metro
• 16. The Avenues
• 17. Stone Towers
• 18. Holland Park School

## Finite Element Design of Concrete Structures

G.A. Rombach

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Finite Element Design of Concrete Structures: practical problems and their solutions the author addresses this 'blind belief' in computer results by offering a useful critique that 'important details are overlooked due to the flood of information' from the output of computer calculations. Indeed, errors in the numerical model may lead in extreme cases to structural failures like the collapse of the so-called Sleipner platform has demonstrated. Finite Element Design of Concrete Structures: practical problems and their solutions highlight that complex numerical calculation should not be used to compensate for any lack of practical knowledge of the structural behavior of a structure.

Content :
• Chapter 1: Notations
• Chapter 2: General
• Chapter 3: Truss and Beam Structures
• Chapter 4: Shear Walls and Deep Beams
• Chapter 5: Slabs
• Chapter 6: Shell Structures

# Cantilever Column & Footing Design Spreadsheet

The cantilever is basically a structural element that extends horizontally and has supported at only one end. The cantilever is the structures that are fixed at one end and free at another end.

## Theory of Elastic Stability

Stephen P. Timoshenko

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The best available guide to the elastic stability of large structures, this book introduces the principles and theory of structural stability. It was co-authored by the father of modern engineering mechanics, Stephen Timoshenko, and James Gere, who updated the materials and worked closely with Dr. Timoshenko. Relevant to aspects of civil, mechanical, and aerospace engineering, this classic covers the essentials of static and dynamic instabilities.

Content :
• Beam-columns
• Elastic Buckling Of Bars And Frames
• Inelastic Buckling Of Bars
• Experiments And Design Formulas
• Torsional Buckling
• Lateral Buckling Of Beams
• Buckling Of Rings, Curved Bars, And Arches
• Bending Of Thin Plates
• Buckling Of Thin Plates
• Bending Of Thin Shells
• Buckling Of Shells

## Modern Construction Handbook, Third Edition

Ovidiu Cretu

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Risk management is perhaps the hottest topic of discussion for professionals within the design and construction industry who care about the fate of their endeavors, whatever they may be. Increasingly, professionals are engaged in risk management even before the project is assigned to them. It is difficult to imagine project management without formal or informal risk management. The next paragraph presents one more reason why risk management is needed for projects that we want to succeed.

Content :
• 1: Why And What Is Risk Management?
• 2: Project Cost And Schedule Estimates
• 3: The Risk-based chapter
• 4: Risk Elicitation Estimate
• 5: Risk Management
• 6: Risk-based Estimate Self-modeling Spreadsheet
• Risk-based Estimate Workshop

# Wind Pressure on High Rise Building Calculation Excel Sheet

This excel sheet calculate wind Pressure on high rise building. The wind load calculation is evaluated based on elementary wind speed and other aspects as kind of topography, terrain, and the usage of the building and its risk aspect for that specific region

## Project Management, Planning and Control, Seventh Edition

Albert Lester

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The Modern Construction Handbook has become a building construction classic and is used as a textbook in many courses. Its systematic approach with chapters on materials, walls, roofs, construction, and environment offers clear and efficient orientation. Digital fabrication techniques are included as well (complementing traditional production processes) and presented in an instructional book for the first time. The third edition has been thoroughly updated and now provides More information more annotation of drawings, more text on the page. The updated future chapter with more emerging construction techniques. Updated essays on construction in the introduction Chapter 1. Mote technical data in the Materials Chapter. The content in this third edition has been completely reworked which makes it an even more valuable companion for students and young practitioners!"

Content :
• Chapter 1. Project Definition
• Chapter 2. Project Management
• Chapter 3. Program and Portfolio Management
• Chapter 4. Project Context (Project Environment)
• Chapter 6. Investment Appraisal
• Chapter 7. Stakeholder Management
• Chapter 8. Project-Success Criteria
• Chapter 9. Organization Structures
• Chapter 10. Organization Roles
• Chapter 11. Project Life Cycles
• Chapter 12. Work Breakdown Structures
• Chapter 13. Estimating
• Chapter 14. Project Management Plan
• Chapter 15. Risk Management

## Structural and Stress Analysis, 3rd Edition

T.H.G. Megson

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The purpose of this book is to provide, in a unified form, a text covering the associated topics of structural and stress analysis for students of civil engineering during the first two years of their degree course. The book is also intended for students studying for Higher National Diplomas, Higher National Certificates, and related courses in civil engineering. Frequently, textbooks on these topics concentrate on structural analysis or stress analysis, and often they are lectured as two separate courses. There is, however, a degree of overlap between the two subjects, and, moreover, they are closely related. In this book, therefore, they are presented in a unified form which illustrates their interdependence. This is particularly important at the first-year level where there is a tendency for students to ‘compartmentalize’ subjects so that an overall appreciation of the subject is lost.

Content :
• Introduction
• Principles of Statics
• Normal Force, Shear Force, Bending Moment and Torsion
• Analysis of Pin-jointed Trusses
• Cables
• Arches
• Stress and Strain
• Properties of Engineering Materials
• Bending of Beams
• Shear of Beams
• Torsion of Beams
• Composite Beams
• Influence Lines
• Structural Instability

## Structural Analysis  Principles, Methods, and Modelling

Andrew Watts

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Structural engineering involves the analysis and design of structures and is one of the core sub-disciplines of civil engineering. Civil engineering structures take a variety of forms and include buildings, bridges, towers, marine structures, dams, tunnels, retaining walls and other infrastructure. The most common materials used for the construction of these structures are concrete, steel and timber, although a variety of other materials are used including stone, aluminium, polymers, carbon fibre, glass and many more. Structural engineering underpins and sustains the built environment, where bridges, buildings and other structures must be safe, serviceable, durable, aesthetically pleasing and economical. It is concerned primarily in developing structural solutions to resist loads and other forces, and in devising ways to provide safe load paths for these forces. It is an applied science, founded on mathematical laws and physical concepts applied to engineering materials, both traditional and advanced, for the provision of infrastructure and technological innovation. The demands of new and existing structures imposed by society and by economics and the use of new or advanced materials require solutions that challenge and unite creativity and scientific rigour.

Content :
• Introduction
• Statics of structures: Equilibrium and support reactions
• Internal actions of beams and frames
• Statically determinate trusses
• Euler–Bernoulli beam model
• Slope-deflection methods
• Work–energy methods
• The force method
• Moment distribution
• Truss analysis using the stiffness method
• Beam analysis using the stiffness method
• Frame analysis using the stiffness method
• Introduction to the finite element method
• Introduction to the structural stability of columns
• Introduction to nonlinear analysis

## Fundamentals of Technology Project Management

Andrew Watts

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This book is a practical guide to project management in the technology sector. It is designed to help you develop the skill sets you need to be a successful project manager. The book assumes no previous knowledge of project management. It has been written with the needs of the beginner to intermediate-level project manager in mind. However, this is also an excellent book for seasoned project managers who are ready to take project management to a new level by adding more structure and methodology to the project management process.

Content :
• PART I: INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT
• PART II: PLANNING YOUR PROJECT
• PART III: CREATING THE PRODUCT
• PART IV: PROJECT COMPLETION AND CLOSE
• PART V: PROJECT DIRECTION
• PART VI: PROCESS FRAMEWORKS

# Full Steel Building Design Calculation Free Spreadsheet

Steel Building Design Calculation Spreadsheet contains:
INDEX
PREAMBLE
CODES & REFERENCES
MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS
EQUIPMENT DATA
DESIGN OF ANCHOR BOLTS & BASE PLATE
SUPPORT REACTIONS
GEOMETRY OF STRUCTURES

# DESIGN  OF INTZE WATER TANK

A water tank is used to store water to tide over the daily requirement. In the construction of concrete structures for the storage of water and other liquids, the imperviousness of concrete is most essential.  Design of liquid retaining structure has to be based on the avoidance of cracking in the concrete having regard to its tensile strength.  Cracks can be prevented by avoiding the use of thick timber shuttering which prevents the easy escape of heat of hydration from the concrete mass the risk of cracking can also be minimized by reducing the restraints on free expansion or contraction of the structure.

## Analysis, Design, and Construction of Steel Space Frames

G S Ramaswamy

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The Modern Construction Handbook has become a building construction classic and is used as a textbook in many courses. Its systematic approach with chapters on materials, walls, roofs, construction, and environment offers clear and efficient orientation. Digital fabrication techniques are included as well (complementing traditional production processes) and presented in an instructional book for the first time. The third edition has been thoroughly updated and now provides More information more annotation of drawings, more text on the page. The updated future chapter with more emerging construction techniques. Updated essays on construction in the introduction Chapter 1. Mote technical data in the Materials Chapter. The content in this third edition has been completely reworked which makes it an even more valuable companion for students and young practitioners!"

Content :
• 1. Introduction to space frames
• 2. Structural design of space frame components
• 3. Preliminary design
• 4. Double-layer flat space frames
• 5. Time- and labor-saving aids for pre and post-processing tasks
• 6. Space trusses for long spans
• 7. Braced barrel vaults
• 8. Braced domes
• 9. Optimization techniques
• 10. Stability checks

## Building a Successful Construction Company

Netscher, Paul

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Many people think there’s lots of easy money to be made in construction. They may be working for a construction company and see owners and senior managers driving expensive cars, or they hear of companies doing well and declaring big profits. It seems to be a fast way to make money. So, many good tradesmen give up their jobs, invest their life savings, and start their own construction business. Unfortunately, the truth is that for every rich and successful person in the construction industry there are probably at least ten others, business owners and managers, who aren’t as successful, working long hours and taking home an average salary. Furthermore, there are probably several business owners who’ve lost their companies and are once more working for a boss, sometimes even in another industry. Nearly all of these people are skilled and knowledgeable and I’m sure every one of them worked hard. Many of them probably even completed successful projects, and yet, their company wasn’t successful and eventually collapsed.

Content :
• Introduction
• Chapter 1 – The Right Project
• Chapter 2 – Finding The Right Projects
• Chapter 3 – Tendering (Preparing The Quotation)
• Chapter 4 – Securing The Project
• Chapter 5 – Delivering The Project
• Chapter 6 – Reducing Costs
• Chapter 7 – Maximising Revenue
• Chapter 8 – Financial Management
• Chapter 9 – Contractual
• Chapter 10 – People
• Chapter 11 - Managing The Company
• Chapter 12 – Growing The Company
• Chapter 13 – Reputation
• Conclusion

## Project Recovery: Case Studies and Techniques for Overcoming Project Failure

Harold Kerzner

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Most people have a relatively poor understanding of what is meant by proj- ect success and project failure. As an example, let’s assume you purchase a new car that contains a lot of electronic gadgetry. After a few days, some of the electronics fail to work correctly. Was the purchase of the new car a success or a failure? Most people would refer to this as a glitch or small problem that can be corrected. If the problem is corrected, then you would consider the purchase of the new car as a success.

Content :
• 1 Understanding Success and Failure
• 2 Causes of Project Failure
• 5 Project Politics and Failure
• 6 Software Failures
• 7 Safety Considerations
• 8 Scope Creep
• 9 Project Health Checks
• 10 Techniques for Recovering Failing Projects

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## Project Risk Management Guidelines

Dale F. Cooper

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The risk management processes described in this book had their genesis well over 20 years ago when I accepted a position at the University of Southampton. There I met and worked with Dr. Chris Chapman, already an acknowledged expert in project risk, with an established relationship with BP and an extensive client base in Canada. Chris involved me in his consulting activities in North America, primarily associated with quantitative risk analyses of large projects in the hydroelectric and the oil and gas industries. This was a time of innovation, as there were few protocols or models for the kinds of risk analyses that were required for these projects, and the quantitative calculations used a form of numerical integration called the Controlled Interval and Memory approach, developed by Chris, that was implemented in bespoke software. We had to develop different model structures and forms of analysis, and new software had to be written on some occasions to accommodate the new structures. It was highly stimulating, at times exhausting, and great fun, and I learned a huge amount from Chris and the clients with whom we worked.

Content :
• Part I The basics of project risk management
• Part II Extending the basic process
• Part III Quantification of project risks
• Part IV Additional information and supporting material