Comparative Design of AAC Block & Conventional Brick By Using STAAD-PRO & Manual Calculation

Paper Topic :

Expert approaches

Author Name :

Riyaz Sameer Shah

Abstract :

This paper presents the economics of autoclave aerated concrete vis-à-vis conventional brick. This project includes the analysis, design and estimates of structure, comparing between autoclave aerated concrete and conventional brick in the form of steel consumptions. Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) is a lightweight concrete building material cut into masonry blocks or formed larger planks and panels. Currently it has not seen widespread use in the United States. However, in other parts of the world it use has been used successfully as a building material.

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