Structural System | Superstructure  and Substructure | Tension & Deflection Forces

Structural System | Superstructure  and Substructure | Tension & Deflection Forces

Structural System | Superstructure and Substructure | Tension & Deflection Forces What is Structural System The structural system of a building is designed and constructed to support the loads applied to the building and transmit them safely to the ground without damaging the building. Some structural systems are based on a single material, such as heavy timber structures. Others […]

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Substructure and Superstructure: Definition & Differences

Substructure and Superstructure: Definition & Differences

Substructure and Superstructure Substructure and superstructure are two parts of the building structure. Substructure is the part that is underneath the ground while the superstructure is everything above the ground. Figure showing Substructure and Superstructure of a General Building. Substructure Definition A Substructure is an underlying or supporting structure to superstructure. It is below ground level. Foundation […]

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