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Sat Jan 12, 2013Total posts : 10
shahidain
shahidain
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Topic: I am building a three storey house, which includes basement, ground floor and fi

I am building a three storey house, which includes basement, ground floor and first floor. After laying the foundation for basement, I started raising 9" load bearing walls of bricks. After achieving the height of 4 feet from plinth beam, I came to know the crushing strength of the bricks is 88 Kg/cm2 instead of 105 Kg/cm2 for First class bricks.The total height of basement walls is 9 feet and 6 inches. " Should I continue using the same bricks or should I change with better quality bricks? Thanks
Sat Jan 12, 2013Post  #1
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008

Dear

       After reading the contents I am in view that you have no any structural drawing. If you have structural design then there would be RCC COLUMN for taking the load and wallto be designed with RCC Wall with brick wall.

             Now as stated by you that you are using sub standard bricks, change the sub standard bricks emmidately and also do water froofing in the basement.at gharexpert website there is section of basement you should find lot of material for basement construction. Link is given below

http://www.gharexpert.com/articles/Basement-1505/Water-Proofing-Treatment-Basement_0.aspx

 
Sun Jan 13, 2013Post  #2
shahidain
shahidain

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Thanks for the expert advice. I have immediately changed the bricks with better quality ones. I do have the structural drawings. Thanks for providing me with the links for water proofing at GharExpert
 
Tue Jan 15, 2013Post  #3
shahidain
shahidain

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Post subject: Bricks in foundation

Dear Gupta shahab

As mentioned earlier, I have changed the bricks with first class bricks (Having strength of more than 105 kg/cm2). Now I would request your advice about the bricks already in foundation which are of older strength( 88 Kg/cm2). What I should do with the bricks in the foundation in order to make them more stronger?  I am constructing three storey building.

Thanking you in anticipation

Regards

Shahidain
 
Wed Jan 16, 2013Post  #4
rashid farhi
rashid farhi

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Post subject: home interior decoration

I am building a three storey house, which includes basement, ground floor and fi -
I am building a three storey house, which includes basement, ...
 
Wed Jan 16, 2013Post  #5
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008

Dear Shahidain

          For the foundation made earlier, do plaster  on both side of wall with cement and coarse sand with the ratio 1;3 to give extra strength to walls.

 
Wed Jan 16, 2013Post  #6
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

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Dear Rashid

       Your quary is incomplete, write in detail so that one can be able to give ansewer to the quarry.

 
Fri Jan 18, 2013Post  #7
vaseem
vaseem

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Post subject: placing of columns and designing of columns and ...

I am building a three storey house and i want to know how to design .placing of columns and designing of columns and beams for 100 yards rectangular plot.
             plan view is given and  facing of plot is north. 
 it contains 2 bedrooms ,hall,kitchen in 1st ,2,3 floors and  and attached toilets. and drawing room for 1st floor is in ground floor it contains interior stairs. 
                
plz show the column placing and slab,column,beam  design,.
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Fri Jan 18, 2013Post  #8
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008

Dear Vaseem

           In my view it is better if you take proper design from any structural engineer, because the situation of columns are according to the detailed plan of the building/ house, according to the loading position etc. However in hit and trial method you may place 6 nos columns.

 
Fri Jan 18, 2013Post  #9
vaseem
vaseem

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thanks for advice sir, sir plz can  u give the column design and which place column should be placed for the above plan.

 
Thu Jul 25, 2013Post  #10
LAKWINDER
LAKWINDER

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basement wall rcc construction very need 

 

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