By Peter Barrett, Catherine A. Stanley
Only a few structures end on time or on the correct rate, and consumers usually criticise the truth that the completed development isn't really what they anticipated. bad verbal exchange among the events at a number of phases of the development strategy appears to be like the reason, and superior briefing perform has lengthy been acknowledged as one vital sector the place such communique can be enhanced. This booklet examines the briefing approach to appreciate its strengths and weaknesses and the issues concerned, attracts at the event of different disciplines and industries, and identifies most sensible perform and function strategies within the briefing approach. it's strongly orientated whereas drawing on sound learn.
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No calculations had been carried out to determine the required embedment length of the UC stub column. Bond and end bearing should have been considered. 39 Remedial work. 6 MPa independent of concrete strength should have been used. This is the value given in BS EN 1994-1-17 for the design shear strength due to bond and friction for a completely concrete-encased section. The design value of studs and shear connectors may also be taken from that standard. The concrete around shear connectors fixed to the web of H sections is partially constrained by the flanges, and this can result in higher design resistances.
6 MPa independent of concrete strength should have been used. This is the value given in BS EN 1994-1-17 for the design shear strength due to bond and friction for a completely concrete-encased section. The design value of studs and shear connectors may also be taken from that standard. The concrete around shear connectors fixed to the web of H sections is partially constrained by the flanges, and this can result in higher design resistances. End bearing — Some of the column force is taken in end bearing.
Great care is required when constructing staircases with precast stairflights. The importance of this cannot be overemphasised. A hybrid form 24 Failures in Concrete Structures of construction is commonly used and the dangers get easily forgotten. Although safe construction largely depends on workmanship, a designer has an important obligation to provide a robust and buildable solution. 32). However, with this configuration, a punching shear failure could occur with only the bottom row of studs providing any shear resistance.