# Category: STRUCTURAL

## Types Of Failures In Beam

Mainly two types of failures occur in beams. Shear failure. Flexural failure. Shear Failure: When the shear stress on an object exceeds the maximum permissible shear stress, then

## How To Calculate Load-Bearing Capacity Of RCC Slab

To calculate the load bearing capacity of RCC slab, certain assumptions to be considered. Assumptions: 1. Slab is supported on all edges e.g. with the help of beams.

## Difference Between Strip Footing And Strap Footing

Strip Footing: Strip footing is a component of shallow foundation which distributes the weight of a load bearing wall across the area of the ground. It is also

## Which Slab Is Better – Ribbed Slab Or Solid Slab (One Way Or Two Way)

Which Slab Is Better – Ribbed Slab Or Solid Slab (One Way Or Two Way): First of all, It depends on the use of the structure. Slabs are

## How To Calculate Loads On Column, Beam, And Slab

How To Calculate Loads On Columns: Before calculating the loads on column we need to know  types of loads on column. Types of loads on column: Self weight

## Why Stirrups Are Spaced Closely At Both Top & Bottom End In RC Column

Purpose Of Providing Closer Stirrups Spacing At Both Top & Bottom End In RC Column: Spacing of ties is calculated as per the plastic moment capacity of the

## Important Notes On Slab (Spacing, Effective Depth Etc)

Important Notes On Slab: There are two types of bars present in the slab. Main bars Distribution bars (bars provided against shrinkage and temperature) Maximum spacing Between Individual Bars: