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# Structural analysis of a buidling using Robot Structural Analysis

Q1. What are HVAC systems? Why are they essential in the modeling of buildings ? Ans. HVAC system is one of the important component in the modeling of a building. The term HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation and Air conditioning. Now lets get into these terms, Heating means to increase the temperature of the input…

• Mohit Takhalate

updated on 14 Dec 2021

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Reinforcement detailing of Columns from ETABS output

Objective:

AIM - Reinforcement detailing of columns in Etabs 2018. The ETABS file for a G+4 building is provided. Run the analysis and design the RCC Moment Resisting Frame. The following challenge deals specifically with two columns at the following grid intersections. 3A 3B Provide details of longitudinal reinforcement for…

01 Apr 2022 07:33 AM IST

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Reinforcement Detailing of Beams from ETABS output

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Challenge 7 – Detailed design of concrete buildings -1 AIM - Detail design of beams in Etabs 2018.The ETABS file for a G+4 building is provided. Run the analysis and design the RCC Moment Resisting Frame. The following challenge deals specifically with two continuous beams in the 1st floor.        …

30 Mar 2022 09:31 AM IST

Project 1_Comparative study of different storey buildings for Seismic forces

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24 Mar 2022 02:45 PM IST

Modelling of 25 storey building with the specified properties using ETABS

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Challenge 6 – ETABS modelling of a 25 storey building AIM -  Model a 25 storey building on ETABS with structural properties as specified below. Ground floor or plinth floor level can be taken at a height of 1.5 metres from the base. Each of the successive 25 storeys has a storey height of 3 metres. Structural…

23 Mar 2022 06:31 AM IST

Conceptual design of a building with columns and shear walls

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Q1. The building shown, 20 × 35 m in plan, has columns on a 5 × 5 m grid and shear walls (with dimensions shown in m, 250 mm in thickness) in three alternative arrangements, (a), (b), (c), all with the same total cross-sectional area of the shear walls. Compare the three alternatives, taking into account the restraint…

23 Dec 2021 08:35 AM IST

Concept on positioning of Columns

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Q1. Comment on the layout of the framing plan concerning earthquake resistance in the two horizontal directions X or Y (dots are columns, lines depict beams). Look into aspects of symmetry, redundancy and bi-directional stiffness and ductility. Ans.  SYMMETRY   The framing layout is symmetric in nature The load resistance…

22 Dec 2021 09:26 AM IST

Understanding the concepts on Degrees of Freedom

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Question 1: A five storey structure with 5 translational DOF is shown here. Each storey has mass ‘m’. The eigenvalue problem has been solved and the 5 periods of vibration Tn and their corresponding mode shapes, φn has been derived. The fundamental period of vibration (T1 = 2 seconds) and its associated mode shape: The…

22 Dec 2021 07:49 AM IST

Calculation of Stiffness in Structural elements

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Q1. Compute lateral stiffness of the one story frame with an intermediate realistic stiffness of the beam. The system has 3 DOFs as shown. Assume L = 2h and Elb = Elc   Ans. The system has the three DOFs shown in Figure. To obtain the first column of the 3x3 stiff ness matrix. we impose unit displacement…

21 Dec 2021 04:52 PM IST

Identification of Cracks

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Q1 . What is the mode of failure or damage of the beams in the figure above? Are the damages repairable? Elaborate Ans. (A) Type: Damage   Cause: Flexural cracks developed at bottom of beam   Explanation:  Damage have occurred at the beam column joint The beam have undergone severe damage as compared…

21 Dec 2021 09:34 AM IST

Usage of Navigation tool , Timeliner and Clash Detection test using Naviswork

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Q1. Use the Architecture/ Structure Project file developed by you in Week 6 to 8. Export the Revit architecture and structure model to Navisworks Cache file following the export settings discussed in class? Ans.  AIM - Use the Architecture/ Structure Project file developed by you in Week 6 to 8. Export the…

19 Dec 2021 02:11 PM IST

Creating Conceptual mass in REVIT and Creation of Sinusoidal curve and a Parametric stadium using Dynamo

Objective:

Q1. Using Dynamo create a set of sinusoidal points and create a curve and create a surface out of the curve? Ans. AIM - create a set of sinusoidal points and create a curve and create a surface out of the curve   Procedure -  1. Open new revit file and open a architectural template. 2. click on manage tab…

16 Dec 2021 05:24 AM IST

Preparing Schedule & Cost Estimation for a building using REVIT

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Q1. Use the shortcut keys in Revit discussed in class to complete the following tasks and list them below           a. Using 3D model create a section box           b. To create similar doors and windows in a floor plan layout           c. To reduce the thickness of lines visible in plan views           d. To apply override…

15 Dec 2021 04:43 AM IST

Structural analysis of a buidling using Robot Structural Analysis

Objective:

Q1. What are HVAC systems? Why are they essential in the modeling of buildings ? Ans. HVAC system is one of the important component in the modeling of a building. The term HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation and Air conditioning. Now lets get into these terms, Heating means to increase the temperature of the input…

14 Dec 2021 04:07 PM IST

Creating Architectural and Structural model with 3D rendering using REVIT

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Q1. Select the type of structure you want to build from one of the three below:        a. Multi-Unit Residential Apartment        b. Office Buildings        c. School Ans. I choose Multi-Unit Residential Apartment   Q2. Assume reasonable assumptions…

02 Dec 2021 04:19 PM IST

Usage of Collaborate tool in REVIT

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Q1. Open an architectural template. Using the Manage tab set project base point and project shared coordinates for the project ? Ans.  Procedure -  Click on the New options in the Models section and select the Structural template from the new project dialogue box and click OK. Type VG to open the Visibility option settings.…

18 Oct 2021 09:17 AM IST

Introduction to National Building Code and Steps in a Construction project

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Q1. Why are building codes or standards essential for the modeling/ efficiency of drawings in Revit? Ans.  Building codes or standards  is widely reffered and used by state/local bodies regulating development and building construction activities, Govenment construction departments and agencies, private constructio…

17 Oct 2021 06:33 AM IST

3D Creation of Celing, Roof, Architectural plan, Structural plan, Sectional view, Elevation view and Camera specific view for a house plan using REVIT

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AIM - 3D Creation of Celing, Roof, Architectural plan, Structural plan, Sectional view, Elevation view and Camera specific view for a house plan using REVIT.   Q1.  Based on the project saved from Week 3, proceed from the First Floor Level. Model a Ceiling from the architecture tab above the walls at…

15 Oct 2021 10:58 AM IST

Creating Walls, Partition walls and Floors for a residential layout using REVIT

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AIM - Creating Walls, Partition walls and Floors for a residential layout using REVIT.   Q1. Use the project file created from Week 2. Use it for this assignment. Based on your layout from week 2, using floor tool under architecture tab and select the floor with appropriate material and thickness using the property…

14 Sep 2021 03:02 PM IST

Creating Levels, Grids, Layout and model elements for a residential unit using REVIT

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AIM - Creating Levels, Grids, Layout and model elements for a residential unit using REVIT   Q1. What is BIM? Summarize the features of BIM and benefits of using BIM over 2D CAD tools. Ans. Building Information Modelling (BIM) is an intelligent 3D model-based process that equips architecture,…

10 Sep 2021 04:09 PM IST

Introduction to REVIT concepts

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AIM - Introduction to REVIT concepts.   1) From the file menu, create a new project (Structural / Architectural / Construction template ) and name the project appropriately. Ans .  Open the Revit app using the desktop short cut. Under the project section click new and select the construction…

31 Aug 2021 07:31 AM IST

Project 2_Creating a 3D rendered model for a Residential Building in AutoCad

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AIM - Creating a 3D rendered model for a Residential Building in AutoCad   Procedure -  Step 1: Draw the plan using AutoCAD 2D   Under Drawing Units, select Architectural (feet and inches) The lower limit is now set to 0 ', 0' and the upper limit to 100 ', 100' Type Z enter to zoom in and A enter them…

26 Aug 2021 05:55 AM IST

Creating 3D Isometric view of various structural elements in AutoCAD

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AIM - Creating 3D Isometric view of various structural elements in AutoCAD.   1. Create a 3D Isometric View of the building with plan and elevation given. Procedure -  Under Drawing Units, select Archetectural (feet and inches) Now the lower limit is set to 0', 0' and upper limit to 50', 50' Type Z enter to zoom and A enter…

23 Aug 2021 04:16 AM IST

Creating various 3D Models like Furniture, Footing, Girder, Column drop with panel and Gable Wall in AutoCad

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AIM - Creating various 3D Models like Furniture, Footing, Girder, Column drop with panel and Gable Wall in AutoCad.   1. Create a 3D Furniture element as shown in the Figure. Assume dimensions which are missing. Procedure -  Type UN and press enter Under Drawing Units, select Archetectural (feet and inches) Now the lower…

19 Aug 2021 01:45 PM IST

Creation of Multiple viewports, Scaling the drawing and setting in Template in AutoCad

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AIM - Creation of Multiple viewports, Scaling the drawing and setting in Template in AutoCad   Challenge 1 - Create a layout of the Plan and Section A of the project in Challenges 7, using the template Tutorial-mArch.dwt in a scale as given in the Figure. Use the MV command to create the viewport of the…

19 Aug 2021 07:47 AM IST

Creating Kitchen layout, Hatching of Architectural elements and sectional view of an Industrial Building in AutoCad

Objective:

AIM - Creating Kitchen layout, Hatching of Architectural elements and sectional view of an Industrial Building in AutoCad   Challenge 1 -  Create the layouts of the Kitchen and provide hatches pattern as shown. Also, use blocks wherever required. Provide appropriate dimensions in the plan. Assume the size of doors, appliances…

16 Aug 2021 05:34 PM IST

Creating Bar Bending schedule, Different Door types, and Creation of standard drawing templates using AutoCad

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AIM - Creating Bar Bending schedule, Different Door types, and Creation of standard drawing templates using AutoCad.   Challenge 1 - Create the templates as shown in Figures. Take the size of the title block as per industry standards or you can assume it as per the size of the paper. Use text and attributes…

13 Aug 2021 05:17 PM IST

Project 1 _Creating an Architectural plan for the provided plot size and develop relevant basic structural drawings

Objective:

AIM - Design and Draft a layout of a residential building with the following details: a. Plot Size: 60’x20’(18.3m x6m)  b. Orientation- Facing East  c. Develop the following: 1. Architectural Drawing (Floor Plan, Elevations, and Sections) 2. Structural Drawing (Column, Beam, Footing Plan)  …

08 Aug 2021 04:04 PM IST

Creating a Layout, Section and Elevation with dimensions using AutoCad

Objective:

AIM - Creating a Layout, Section and Elevation with dimensions using AutoCad   Q1. Create the Plan and Sections as shown in the Figures. Use proper dimension techniques and dimension styles to document the project. Assume the sizes of the doors and windows as per construction standards. Refer to sections for stair details…

03 Aug 2021 05:59 PM IST

Creating a Wardrobe detailed drawing, Floor Plan, Kitchen Layout and Column Detail using AutoCad

Objective:

AIM - Creating a Wardrobe detailed drawing, Floor Plan, Kitchen Layout and Column Detail using AutoCad. Q1. Draw the elevation and details of a wardrobe as shown in the Figure below. After sketching, you need to provide the dimensions and text with the use of layers. Use proper text styles and dimension methods to document…

02 Aug 2021 06:12 AM IST

Creation of Column Schedule and Drawing Template using AutoCad

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Q1. AIM - Create a column schedule as shown in the figure. Note: Create a column schedule with the help of lines. Also, insert text with the help of Dtext command or Single Line text. Hint: Use font name: romans.shx; Height: 8”, Justify: Left Procedure -  To draw the columns Type Rec or Rectangle in the command line and…

25 Jul 2021 06:14 PM IST

Creating a Residence Layout, Seating plan, Toilet and Utility room plan using AutoCad

Objective:

Q1. AIM - Residence Plan: Sketch the layout of a residence as shown in the Figure Consider all dimensions as reference to sketch the unit plan. Also the text in the layout are only for reference. Assume the missing dimensions. Also, refer the schedule for size of the doors. Procedure -  Type UN and press enter Under Drawing…

18 Jul 2021 08:35 PM IST

Drafting of various geometries using Chamfer, Fillet tool in AutoCad

Objective:

AIM - Drafting of various geometries using Chamfer, Fillet tool in AutoCad.   Q1.  Procedure -  Type L in the command line and press Enter. Specify the start point: 1,1 Specify next point: @3, 0 Specify next point:@2.12<45 Specify next point:@2.83<135 Specify next point:@-2,0…

11 Jul 2021 10:02 AM IST

Creating a Floor plan, Footing detail and Isometric view using AutoCad

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AIM - Creating a Floor plan, Footing detail and Isometric view using AutoCad.   Q1.   Procedure -  Type Rec or Rectangle in the command line and press Enter. Specify the first corner of the rectangle. Enter D for Dimensions. Enter the length: .90 Enter the width: .25 Specify the other corner. Type L in the command line…

05 Jul 2021 09:23 AM IST

Creation of geometries by Coordinate system methods using AutoCad

Objective:

AIM: To create the geometries from P1 to P2 using all the coordinates system methods, to use the Line tool and circle to create the geometries.   PROCEDURE To Draw Line simple lines or series of lines segments by one way of the following: Command Line: Line or L Menu Bar: Draw- Line Draw Bar Tool palettes: Draw- Line…

28 Jun 2021 03:00 PM IST

Sketch a G+1 residential plan according to Vaastu Shastra and Calculation of Loads as per IS code

Objective:

AIM - To Sketch a G+1 floor residential plan, according to Vaastu Shastra, and list down the names of the structural drawings.   PROCEDURE -     Vastu Shastra Principle:- The main door is faced towards the east which gives archway to victory and progress in life”. The living room is placed in…

23 Jun 2021 06:49 AM IST

Project on Concrete Mix Design for various grades of Concrete

Objective:

AIM: Calculate the concrete mix design for M50 grade concrete without Fly ash. Test Data for Materials The following data are collected by performing standard tests in a laboratory. Specific gravity of cement : 3.12 Specific gravity of Coarse Aggregate : 2.74 Specific gravity of Fine Aggregate :…

07 Jun 2021 05:44 PM IST

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