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Working Stress Method used in olden days and it stopped at 1950's. Because of its higher value in Factor of Safety. Its FOS is 1.78 for steel and 3 for concrete. Because of that problem Limit state method is widely used nowadays.  Eventhough why The Crack Is More In Limit State Design When Compared To Working Stress Method ?


asked Feb 22 in Civil Engineering by guru3297
retagged Feb 22 by jiya | 17 views

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Crack in Limit state method structures are more because We prefer Under reinforced structures .So that we can get cracks as a warning signs.

answered Feb 23 by rammanirai