A walking column is a popular form of transfer column and friend of Structural Engineers, Architects and builders. This article explores what it is
This article gives a step-by-step guide to isolated footing design as well as provides a design spreadsheet to perform the same
The pandemic has taught us that Structural Engineers can work from home. Bus has this experiment been successful? Lets find out.
This article explores the step-by-step process of modelling cracked behaviour of shear wall in ETABS using an example shear wall study.
AS3600 has recently changed. One of the updates is design of beams for shear. This article directly compares AS3600-2018 with A3600-2009
AS3600 now updated. Does a 30mm set down for showers in a 200mm thick flat plate slab no longer works for fire? This article takes a look
This page provides all the property tables for Australian standard steel sections. Simply jump to the section type that you are after using the links below. All the steel section properties you need are found within this page. Jump towards the end of the page for a detailed explanation of each property:
A span to depth ratio is a great tool for scheming in beams and slabs. This article covers span to depth ratios for beams and slabs.
How deep and wide do footings need to be? This article takes a closer look and answers this in relation to popular footing types
Blinding concrete is used as ground preparation beneath pavements and footings. This article explores exactly what it is and its benefits.