STRUCTURAL / REINFORCEMENT DETAILING OF A SINGLE STOREY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
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STRUCTURAL / REINFORCEMENT DETAILING OF A SINGLE STOREY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING

 

PREFACE

            This is presentation of information on the detailing of structural members in Buildings. Structural detailing is a branch of structural work that transposes the ideal or works of a Structural Engineer in working drawings for easy utilization in the building construction works. Working drawing are produced by an architect and a structural Engineer for easy use by a contractors.

            The processes of detailing put n place was in conjunction with the recommendation of the concrete society and the Institute of Structural Engineers. In building construction, a good interaction and relationship between the architects Structural Engineers, Quantity Surveyors and Contractors are required. The methods, scales, symbols and notations must be stonverdized and understood by all parties involves in a project to immunize risks and communication hindrance.

            A structure in broken down into identifiable elements for detailing work like beams, columns, slabs etc which enables the different detailing aspects to be fully addressed and understood. 

STRUCTURAL SYMBOLS

            The abbreviation recommended for structural detailing works are as follows:-

            R.C                  =          Reinforced Concrete

            Nog                 =          Drawing

            Hor                  =          Horizontal

            Vest     =          Vertical

            Dia                  =          Diameter

            Fdn                  =          Foundation

            Cone                =          Concrete

            Col                  =          Column

Types of Reinforcement

            R         =          Mild steel bars

            Y         =          High yield bars

Comments relating to Reinforcements

L          =          Centre line

B         =          Bottom

T          =          Top

C/c       =          Centre to centre

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