Coastal Protection Structures | Water front Structures | Wave Protection

Curved face seawall

Coastal Protection Structures Coastal Protection structures are constructed principally to protect the coastal line. They are useful for changing current and sand movements but also to redirect rivers and streams. These structures are built to: Slow down or prevent coastal erosion Increase access or mooring sites (marinas, bridges, causeways and boat ramps) Support coastal sub-division … Read more

Floating Column in Buildings | How it Works | Hanging Columns

Hanging or Floating Column Arrangement

Floating Column or Hanging Columns The floating column is a vertical member which rest on a beam but doesn’t transfer the load directly to the foundation. The floating column acts as a point load on the beam and this beam transfers the load to the columns below it. The column may start off on the … Read more

Lateral Torsional Buckling | Factors influencing LTB

lateral torsional buckling

Lateral Torsional Buckling occurs in unrestrained beams. A beam is unrestrained when its compression flange is free to displace laterally and rotate. When I sections are used as beams or beam columns the compression flange is under compressive stress and has a tendency to buckle but it is attached to the tension flange which resists … Read more