Need for prefabrication – Principles – Materials – Modular coordination – Standarization – Systems – Production – Transportation – Erection.
UNIT II PREFABRICATED COMPONENTS
Behaviour of structural components – Large panel constructions – Construction of roof and floor slabs – Wall panels – Columns – Shear walls.
UNIT III DESIGN PRINCIPLES
Disuniting of structures- Design of cross section based on efficiency of material used – Problems in design because of joint flexibility – Allowance for joint deformation.
UNIT IV JOINT IN STRUCTURAL MEMBERS
Joints for different structural connections – Dimensions and detailing – Design of expansion joints
UNIT V DESIGN FOR ABNORMAL LOADS
Progressive collapse – Code provisions – Equivalent design loads for considering abnormal effects such as earthquakes, cyclones, etc., - Importance of avoidance of progressive collapse.
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