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Failure Analysis for New World Hotel

Dear friends ,

The New world Hotel in Singapore collapsed in 1986.

It was an unfortunate incidence which we as construction engineers must study so that we can learn from the same. A detailed analysis has been carried out about the reasons of this failure.

It was concluded that Dead Load was not considered while designing the building.

Read through this link so that you know the exact reasons :

How could dead load not be included in the calculation for a column (New World Hotel, 1986)? No… by Santosh Kulkarni https://www.quora.com/How-could-dead-load-not-be-included-in-the-calculation-for-a-column-New-World-Hotel-1986-Normally-we-get-the-floor-slab-and-beam-design-from-the-dead-and-live-load-above-them-From-there-we-design-the-dimension-of-the-column/answer/Santosh-Kulkarni-37?share=b9ad73f6&srid=zM5g

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How to position a RCC Beam ?

Dear Friends ,

This is a frequently asked question.Narrow dimension to be kept horizontal or vertical ?

What do you say ?

This post shall explain you the basic reasons.

 

In beams the depth of section placed parallel to loading direction but in columns the depth of … by Santosh Kulkarni https://www.quora.com/In-beams-the-depth-of-section-placed-parallel-to-loading-direction-but-in-columns-the-depth-of-section-is-placed-perpendicular-to-the-larger-moment-Why-is-it-so/answer/Santosh-Kulkarni-37?share=a0aa3f36&srid=zM5g

Questions for you …again!

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Good Morning .

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Friends ,

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Your queries solved ….again !

Dear Friends ,

Good evening !

Today let us solve the queries of one of our readers .

Here is the query sent to me on whatsapp :

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Sure , friend, first let us see what is this Sno 126 to 129 talking about ?

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To see the complete article for reference , here is the link :

Further questions for you !

So let us understand this .

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Hope this clarifies the basic question .

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