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Frame Structure | Why Concrete Frame structures are preferred ?

Monday, March 3, 2014 12:29 1 Comment

FRAME STRUCTURE A rigid frame structure is one made up of linear elements, typically beams & columns, which are connected to one another at there ends with joints that don’t allow any relative rotations to occur between the ends of the attached members, although themselves may rotate as unity.

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Definition of Structure and Masonry Structure

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 21:49 1 Comment

STRUCTURE A structure is one in which the members are arranged in such a way that the weights, loads & forces are transmitted to the foundations by the cheapest means consistent with the intended use and nature of the structure. There are two types of structures: Masonry Structures. Frame structure. MASONRY STRUCTURE In typical masonry construction, […]

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