# Water Tank Design

Topics: Dead and live loads Pages: 16 (2108 words) Published: January 17, 2011
DESIGN OF REINFORCED CONCRETE CULVERT

Analysis and Design

I. Analysis Assumption

The culvert shall be designed and analyzed by the Strength Design Method (Load Factor Design).

Frame
The box culvert shall be analyzed, as a rigid frame with all corner connections considered rigid.

Sidesway
Sidesway is not considered in analysis.

a. Factored loads for ultimate design capacity.
b. Unfactored loads for serviceability checks.

III. Materials

a. Culvert concrete : fc’ = 20.7MPA (3000psi)
b. Reinforcing steel : fy = 275MPA (Grade 40)
c. Soil Properties: ka = 0.33(Active coef. of friction) for Ø=30 deg. Internal angle of friction of soil.

a. Unit weight of reinforced concrete: wc = 23.6KN/m3(150pcf)
b. Unit weight of soil: ws = 23.6KN/m3 (150pcf)

a. Live Load for driveways: wL = 12 kpa (surcharge) (NSCP)

a. Equivalent Fluid Pressure

CULVERT SECTION
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LOADS ( CONSIDERING 1M STRIP ALONG CULVERT)
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Ru = Soil pressure reaction
WP = Uniform weight of pavement
WPE = Equivalent fluid pressure due to soil
WLP = Equivalent fluid pressure due to pavement weight
WS = Uniform weight of soil above culvert
WC = Uniform weight of culvert

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WLS = Uniform weight of live load
WLL = Equivalent fluid pressure due to live load(surcharge)

Structural Analysis

|Structure Type |SPACE FRAME |

|Number of Nodes |4 |Highest Node |4 | |Number of Members |4 |Highest Members |4 |

|Number of Basic Load Cases |2 | |Number of Combination Load Cases |1 |

Members

|Member |Node A |Node B |Length |Property |β | | | | |(m) | |(degrees) | |1 |1 |2 | 1.000 |1 |0 | |2 |3 |4 | 1.000 |1 |0 | |3 |1 |3 | 1.000 |1 |0 | |4 |2 |4 | 1.000 |1 |0 |

Nodes

|Node |X |Y |Z | | |(m) |(m) |(m) | |1 | 0.000 | 0.000 | 0.000 | |2 | 1.000 | 0.000 | 0.000 | |3 | 0.000 | 1.000 | 0.000 | |4 | 1.000 | 1.000 | 0.000 |