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  1. kindly reccomend me a book or software for pile designing...
  2. Assalam o alaikum seniors, I am searching for some design example of TIE BEAM DESIGN.... I am having sap reactions of all the columns.. I need detail of manual design of tie beam. Or info how to design it. I also want to design it for differential settlement of columns and for lateral loads also... How shud i take these loads in my design??? If i design this beam in sap2000, i apply gravity load and support settelemnt of 25 mm at one end of beam and design it, will it be OK? Shud i take soil reaction from bottom or shud i neglect it? Jazak Allah...
  3. Salam Dear Sefpians!! I have to design a foundation for a 15m high floodlight pole, dia of the pole is 10 inches, pole is welded with the baseplate (provided by manufacturer), how the forces will be transferred to anchors. what forces will be on anchors. how forces will be transferred from anchors to foundation. anchors will be embedded in-situ concrete. Regards
  4. Salam Dr.Amjad Saqib!!! I love this person for his efforts to reduce the poverty with dignity. Founder of Akhuwat Foundation speaks from his heart,wondefully . Listen to his speech at TEDx
  5. How to import multilevel raft foundation from etabs to safe. main designer has designed it as a raft foundation with a bearing capacity of 150 kn/m2 but after the site development and excavation we found a hard strata that can with stand with 250 kn/m2(as per the soil report). as total depth of raft is 1 m that is too much for 5 storey car parking, i want to modify it with 250 raft overall with inverted panels under column. but i am not able to import that multi level foundation reactions as a one file in Safe. because in etabs u can only export one storey . please give your helpful suggestions.
  6. assalamualaikum sepakistan usersi wanna ask what are the considerations of using this ribraft foundation thing?what are the advantages and disadvantages?what are some load applied on it?how do we design the slab and the beam?thank you.
  7. 1. We provide beams at plinth level all around the building under the walls. These beams rest directly on ground above lean concrete. Should we also model them in ETabs model???? is this practise correct? should we Design it Like normal beams, (More conservative) ?. Or for Reduced moment? (As they are supported along the length) 2. During seismic analysis we specify our Range from Base or Basment of The building to the top or from Ground to the top.? 3. should we include Plinth beams in our latteral force resisting system? thanks.
  8. SAFE perform iterative uplift analysis,any one having experience how to check the results of this analysis???what is the purpose and scope of this analysis???
  9. I am looking for software or a spread sheet to design an eccentric isolated footing. Can anybody help me with that??
  10. who designs foundations??? structural engineer or geotechnical engineer?
  11. Hi All I am designing a footing for pre-engineered structure and mainly wind loads govern in such scenarios. Before I was using MAT 3D for footing design but now I want to design the footing using SAFE. I just want to know that how to apply wind loads to the footing and what about the horizontal forces that are coming. Should I have to convert them into moments by multiplying the horizontal reaction with the Depth of footing (vertical distance from top of the pedestal to the footing base)? Secondly, how to check the adequacy of the footing in SAFE and uplift??? Thanks
  12. assalam o alaikum, Dear Seniors, Kindly clarify what is the difference between MAT and FOOTING option in SAFE while defining slab property. Thanks.
  13. Can any body give me referrence of clause which is generally used in foundation design that is "33 increase in bearing capacity of soil is allowed under application of wind or seismic loads"
  14. Dear All, is there any idea, how to design foundation on reclaimed soil above sea... Building is warehouse... If it required pile foundation, then what will be the depth of pile foundation... or any other idea...
  15. Dear members, what should be the minimum thickness of footings according to ACI?is it different for different kind of footings mean for isolated, strip, combined and mat or raft?please the mention the ACI section
  16. when we have raft foundation, is it necessary to draw it as we draw slab or just select all the joints at base level and turning them to fixed support will generate the effect of raft in analysis?
  17. I want to design a foundation for high tension cable tower for seismic. Can any one have experience about it and have any related material? kindly share with me. Towers are 150 ft in hight. Also design both towers which are 400ft apart.
  18. Dear members, does the footings are effected by wind and earthquake loadings?it is said that the wind and earthquake doesn't effect the footings but the superstructure.