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Interaction Diagram - Tied Reinforced Concrete Column (ACI 318-14)

Author: StructurePoint (SP)

Year: 2017

Pages: 27

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Develop an interaction diagram for the square tied concrete column shown in the figure below about the x-axis. Determine seven control points on the interaction diagram and compare the calculated values in the Reference and with exact values from the complete interaction diagram generated by spColumn engineering software program from StructurePoint.


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Slenderness Effects for Concrete Columns in Sway Frame - Moment Magnification Method (ACI 318-14)

Author: StructurePoint (SP)

Year: 2017

Pages: 34

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Evaluate slenderness effect for columns in a sway frame multistory reinforced concrete building by designing the first story exterior column. Compare the calculated results with the values presented in the Reference and with exact values from spColumn engineering software program from StructurePoint.


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Two-Way Flat Plate Concrete Floor System Analysis and Design (ACI 318-14)

Author: StructurePoint (SP)

Year: 2017

Pages: 46

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The two design procedures shown in ACI 318-14: Direct Design Method (DDM) and the Equivalent Frame Method (EFM) are illustrated in detail in this example to analyze and design two-way flat plate system. The hand solution from EFM is also used for a detailed comparison with the analysis and design results of the engineering software program spSlab.


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Two-Way Concrete Floor Slab with Beams Design and Detailing (ACI 318-14)

Author: StructurePoint (SP)

Year: 2017

Pages: 49

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The Equivalent Frame Method (EFM) presented in ACI 318-14 is illustrated in detail in this example to analyze and design two-way flat slab with beams system. The hand solution from EFM is also used for a detailed comparison with the analysis and design results of the engineering software program spSlab.


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Two-Way Flat Slab (Concrete Floor with Drop Panels) System Analysis and Design (ACI 318-14)

Author: StructurePoint (SP)

Year: 2017

Pages: 60

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The Equivalent Frame Method (EFM) presented in ACI 318-14 is illustrated in detail in this example to analyze and design two-way flat slab with drop panels system. The hand solution from EFM is also used for a detailed comparison with the analysis and design results of the engineering software program spSlab.


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Two-Way Joist Concrete Slab Floor (Waffle Slab) System Analysis and Design (ACI 318-14)

Author: StructurePoint (SP)

Year: 2017

Pages: 86

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The Equivalent Frame Method (EFM) presented in ACI 318-14 is illustrated in detail in this example to analyze and design two-way waffle slab system. The hand solution from EFM is also used for a detailed comparison with the analysis and design results of the engineering software program spSlab.


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One-Way Wide Module (Skip) Joist Concrete Floor System Design (ACI 318-14)

Author: StructurePoint (SP)

Year: 2017

Pages: 92

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The analysis and design of one-way slab, one-way joist, interior beam, and exterior beam are shown in this example. The hand solution is used for a detailed comparison with the analysis and design results of the engineering software program spBeam.


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Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall Analysis and Design (ACI 318-14)

Author: StructurePoint (SP)

Year: 2017

Pages: 24

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The analysis and design of reinforced concrete shear wall is shown in this example. The hand solution is used for a detailed comparison with the analysis and design results of the engineering software program spWall.