What is limit state of serviceability ?

A structure should be serviceable and its important that it should serve the intended function throughout its life. When we follow the limit state of serviceability as per Indian Standards (IS 456: 2000), it is …

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Beam:Definition and Classification of beams

  In structural engineering we give names to different structural members based on their behavior under applied load. If the primary mode of transfer of load is by bending then the structural member is termed …

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Under-reinforced v/s Over-reinforced

Structural members are designed for loads that are expected to occur during the intended life of the structure. But sometimes the structure gets loaded beyond these loads and the structural members could fail. In such …

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