# Designing a Laterally Restrained Steel Beam

Understanding the design of steel beams depend to a large extent on whether the compression flange is laterally restrained or not. This is because when a steel beam is subjected to flexure, there is a tendency for it to buckle along its length.

# Designing a Shear-wall to Eurocode

. In this post, we are going to consider how to design concrete shear walls according to Eurocode 2.

# Analysis of Shear Walls-Worked Example

Thus, one of the methods of ensuring lateral stability and avoiding excessive lateral deflection is by deploying shear walls across the width of the building to resist the lateral forces.

# Designing a Flat Slab-Worked Example

Flat slabs are reinforced concrete slabs supported directly on columns, without beams. They are sometimes thickened at the columns to form column drops.

# Designing a Waffle Slab-Worked Example

Waffle slabs are not different from a ribbed slab, their design is indeed based on the same principle as the ribbed and troughed slab system.…

# Designing for Punching Shear in Concrete Slabs

Punching shear is a failure mechanism of shallow concrete elements when subjected to concentrated forces. It arises when high concentrated loads are applied to smaller…

# Designing a Slender Concrete Column to Eurocode

A column is considered slender when second-order effects ( i.e. additional effects caused by structural deformations) cannot be safely ignored in the analysis and design…

# Derivation of Wind Load on Buildings

The subject of this post is the derivation of wind loads on buildings using Eurocode 1: Actions on Structures Part 1-4: General Actions- Wind Actions…

# Designing a Concrete Column to Eurocode

Introduction The subject of this post is the design of reinforced concrete columns to BS EN 1992-1-1 Eurocode 2: Design of Concrete Structures-Part 1-1: General…

# Derivation of Actions on Concrete Columns-Worked Example

Introduction Before a column can be designed, the actions to which it must support must be determined. This includes the axial compressive forces and bending…