International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Fully Refereed | Open Access | Double Blind Peer Reviewed

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Research Paper | Civil Engineering | India | Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016 | Rating: 6.5 / 10


Structural Assessment of S.P.S Library

Zahid Bashir Bhat | Danish Iqbal


Abstract: In general structural assessment is a process to determine the capacity of an existing structure to carry current and future loads and to fulfill its task for a given time period. The paper presents the assessment of the Library under construction from last 13 years, submerged upto first story during September 2014 kashmir floods. Considering the high importance of the building an attempt is made to understand the condition of the building, identify critical areas to repair and suggest corrective measures to ensure safety and serviceability of the existing building and thus save human life. Method of visual Inspection is adopted for the assessment of the building.


Keywords: Framed Structure, Load bearing Structure, Structural Assessment, Building Inspection, Visual Inspection


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016,


Pages: 1332 - 1335



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