This book bridges the gap between academic and professional field pertaining to design of industrial reinforced cement concrete and steel structures. It covers pertinent topics on contracts, specifications, soil survey and design criteria to clarify objectives of the design work. Further, it gives out guiding procedures on how to proceed with the construction in phases at site, negotiating changes in equipment and design development. Safety, quality and economic requirements of design are explained with reference to global codes. Latest methods of analysis, design and use of advanced construction materials have been illustrated along with a brief on analysis software and drafting tool.
Table of Contents
1. Contracts and Specification 2. Site Survey and Soil investigation 3. Materials and uses 4. Design basis report 5. Conceptual Design 6. Procurement of Materials 7. Design office procedures for Engineering and Drawing 8. Steel structure 9. Reinforced Concrete and associated work 10. Pre-stressed precast concrete 11. Plant area Roads and Drainage 12. Design of Industrial Structures
The author has worked in reputed consulting engineering companies, Development Consultants Pvt Ltd (India) and The Kuljian Corporation (USA) at their design offices and construction sites in India, USA, Bangladesh, Middle Eastern countries - Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Egypt, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Far east counties – China, Japan, Indonesia and Vietnam since 1974 – 2019. His expertise lies in Structural, Civil and Foundation engineering for Power Plants and Industrial Structures.