Column failure at Anand Kunj

Problem :

  • Additional load due to internal change in use of area on upper floors resulted in sudden failure of a column on ground floor level.

Solution :

  • The column was temporarily relived of load by supporting beams with multiple Steel props
  • The Concrete that was crushed was removed and steel was treated with anticorrosive agent
  • Additional rebars were added along with stirrups and the column was recasted using Microconcrete to achieve high early strength.
  • Column was wrapped with double layer of GFRP wraps and plastered

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