Behavior of Flat slabs under earthquake loading

Flat slabs offer a type of dwelling with a simple and open living space, consisting of columns, multilayered earthquake-resistant walls and beamless slabs (floor panels). A Flat Slab floor is one consisting of a Reinforced Concrete floor slab built monolithically with the columns and supported directly by the columns without the aid of beams and View details

12 March, 2019
Fiber Reinforced Concrete (FRC)

Bearing in mind all the building materials, concrete is one of the most used materials in that regards. It is a brittle material which has low tensile strength and strain capacities. Brittle materials are prone to cracking. Presence of cracks reduce not only the load carrying capacity but also durability of the structure. Adding fibers of some View details

12 March, 2019