Method of Analysis for Shoring and Reshoring in Multistory Buildings

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Title: Method of Analysis for Shoring and Reshoring in Multistory Buildings

Author(s): M. K. Hurd and P. D. Courtois

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 90

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 91-108

Keywords: compressive strength; concrete construction; live loads; loads (forces); modulus of elasticity; multistory buildings; safety factor; shoring; static loads; structural analysis; tensile strength

Date: 4/1/1986

Abstract:
Presents a basic analytical method for shoring and re-shoring loads of multistory buildings. Discusses the factors that must be considered, the assumptions for simplification of the analysis and shows the method for determining the estimated loads that will be transferred to the structure. Presents the procedure required to determine the ability of the structure to resist the estimated loads with an appropriate safety factor and the adjustments to the construction procedure that must be made in the event the applied loads are in excess of the capacity of the structure.