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A Small Step to Reduce the Giant Cost of Columns

A Small Step to Reduce the Giant Cost of Columns

A Small Step to Reduce the Giant Cost of Columns

  • Editor: Abdullah Al Mamun   Raja Rizwan Hussain  
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  • No of Pages: 37
  • Publisher: OMICS International
  • Published On: March 2014 , Mon 17
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    A Small Step to Reduce the Giant Cost of Columns
    Authors: Raja Rizwan Hussain, Abdullah Al Mamun

    According to the ACI code 10.9.1, the past research claims that the ratio of longitudinal steel area (Ast) to gross concrete cross section (Ag) is in the range from 0.01 to 0.08. The lower limit is necessary to reduce the effects of creep and shrinkage of concrete under sustained compression.

  • Abdullah Al Mamun

    Department of Civil Engineering

    Abdullah al Mamun was graduated from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in civil engineering in the year 2012 and pursuing his masters from the same BUET. He is working as Lecturer in Department of Civil Engineering, Uttara University, Bangladesh. His area of research is in concrete structures.

  • Raja Rizwan Hussain

    Department of Civil Engineering

    Dr. Raja Rizwan Hussain is an assosiate Professor, CoE-CRT, Civil Engineering Department, College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan, for which he was ranked as outstanding and was awarded the best research thesis, prize and medal from the University of Tokyo. He has authored more than 150 publications and has received several awards, prizes and distinctions throughout his research and academic career. His research interest is in the steel reinforced concrete technology, materials & structures.

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