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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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2017-03-23 Hollow pot slab:

Dear Ibrahim    You can look up the internet for what you need. I suggest you to take a look at links I send. In our country Iran it is a common practice to construct hollow pot slabs but the references

2017-03-18 Truss shapes for underground tunnels.:

Dear Prashant    Of course you can. I cant get very clearly what you mean by "can we evaluate". To use different shapes along a single tunnel, I guess you will need a gradual change from one shape to another

2017-03-15 Tie beam:

Dear Ravi    Dubei is not a prone to earthquake location . Then it is not so critical to follow seismic details. If you have forgotten all tie beams it is crucial to modify through damaging the cast columns

2017-03-07 Assign rigid zone factor in ETABS:

Dear Priyantha    A structural model is based on set of nodes , lines , areas and volumes, visually. In the case of a frame lines are representing the frame elements. In fact elements are not lines . They

2017-02-14 dynamic analysis:

Dear Amr    Your question is so short but it requires a long answer which is not within the abilities of this site.  For a dynamic time history analysis you need to select a number of accelerogram conforming


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