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Babak Esmailzadeh Hakimi


I can answer questions in Structural Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Project Management and Project Control topics!

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I am experienced in the area of earthquake engineering in electrical power industry, i.e. Lifeline Earthquake Engineering. My focus has been on structural seismic design of power installations. Recently I have got involved in project management in the category of constructional engineering.


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Bs degree in Civil Engineering from Ferdowsi University ,1988, Mashhad Iran, Ms degree in Earthquake Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 1993, Tehran, Iran

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2016-12-10 warning in SAP2000:

Dear Filip    For modal analysis you have to choose a number of mode to be contributed to the calaculation. This number cant be bigger than the number of mass degree of freedom. For example for a 2 story

2016-11-15 shear wall modelling in ETABS:

Dear Omr    I suggest you to model your system in two steps. In the first  model the entire structure together ( beam + column + shear wall). After the analysis being finished you register  the deflections

2016-11-11 thesis topic:

Dear Mohi      I suggest these topics:    1- Viscoelastic architectural materials to increase the vibration damping of buildings ( in seismic effects) .  2- increaing the viscoelastic properties of concrete

2016-11-11 shear wall modelling in ETABS:

Dear priyantha    There is no way to model the eccentrencity of the wall axis with respect to the beam and column but you can control and modify the members after checking the results to reduce the weakness

2016-11-07 soft and weak story - vertical irreg.:

Dear Rari    Stiffness is the force needed to make a unit displacement. Strength is the force which is tolerated by a structure. Then stiffness and strength are both force tolerated by the structure, the


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