American Journal of Civil Engineering

Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015

  • Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Existing Building Stocks at Chandgaon in Chittagong City, Bangladesh

    Atik Sarraz, Md. Khorshed Ali, Debesh Chandra Das

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 17 September 2014
    Accepted: 21 December 2014
    Published: 15 January 2015
    Abstract: The draft of Bangladesh National Building Code (BNBC)-2012 has been updated the seismic coefficient of 0.28g (with Zone III) for Chittagong region, which is larger than the previous of 0.15g (with Zone II). Chittagong is the largest port city and commercial capital of Bangladesh, which has many development activities as like of planned residential ... Show More
  • Simulation Analysis for Schedule and Performance Evaluation of Slip Forming Operations

    Hesham Abdel Khalik, Shafik Khoury, Remon Aziz, Mohamed Abdel Hakam

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 9-25
    Received: 4 January 2015
    Accepted: 20 January 2015
    Published: 3 February 2015
    Abstract: Slipforming operation’s linearity is a source of planning complications, and operation is usually subjected to bottlenecks at any point, therefore, predicting construction duration is a difficult task due to the construction industry’s uncertainty. Unfortunately, available planning tools do not carefully consider the variance and scope of the facto... Show More