Structural Up Gradation & Retrofitting Of Commercial Building, BKC, Mumbai

commercial-bank

Problem:

  • Considering future FSI availability, client wanted to have provision for additional 2 storey for G+14 Building
  • Intermediate flat slab on some floors were upgraded to carry load of 1500 kg/sq.mt for UPS and battery room requirement
  • Because of inadequate tension & shear reinforcement bending & shear cracks appeared on beam below

Solution:

  • Basement and ground floor columns were strengthened using Jacketing by micro concrete
  • Intermediate flat slab on required floors were upgraded to carry load of 1500 kg/sq.mt
  • for UPS and battery room requirement using externally bonded Post Tensioned Carbon Laminates
  • All the beam column joints were wrapped using glass fiber wrap
  • Project was completed in 60 daysSalient features:
    Full scale load test was carried out before handing over UPS area to client.

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