Cracking in Masonry Walls or Brick Boundary Walls | Causes & Prevention

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Cracking in Masonry Wall and Brick Boundary Walls Brittle Cracking in Masonry Wall is one of the most common failure modes in brick wall structures. Stone and brick masonry walls are widely used for load bearing and non-load bearing applications. Brick masonry is most commonly used as load bearing structure for non-RC framed structures in … Read more Cracking in Masonry Walls or Brick Boundary Walls | Causes & Prevention

Construction on Permafrost | Design Considerations & Maintenance

Construction on Permafrost

Permafrost in Construction Permafrost is the soil or rock with or without water that continuously remains at a state of 00 C (320F) or below for two years or more. It is mostly found in subzero Polar Regions and high-altitude mountain ranges. Building construction on permafrost is quite different from normal construction methods that we … Read more Construction on Permafrost | Design Considerations & Maintenance

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 Floating Column in Buildings | How it Works | Hanging Columns