Design of structures

Structure design, 5 things to consider.

The design of structures is essential when designing architecture. Advancing in concepts and typologies requires taking risks and proposing structures that are different from the usual models. In this post, 5 items are considered when designing a structure. Earthquake resistance In seismic zones, read more...

Composite sheet metal slabs

Composite sheet slabs are a type of composite slab that introduces a corrugated galvanized steel sheet and a compression layer of concrete. This sheet acts by avoiding the use of shoring in the slabs, since they are capable of completely supporting the concrete while it sets. Plus it's plate read more...

linear structural elements

LINEAR STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS

Linear structural elements in concrete are columns and beams. Concrete columns work mainly with compressive stresses and beams with flexural stress.Many times compression and bending are combined and we have two cases: one in which compression predominates in read more...

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Foundation

The foundation is the part of the structure that is in direct contact with the ground and serves to transmit its loads to the ground. There are three types of foundations, superficial, semi-deep and deep. Shallow foundations are those that are made near the read more...

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