Development of Draft Protocol for Testing of Structural Components and Systems

(a joint initiative of MoHUPA under technology submission of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna & IIT, KANPUR)

Performance Evaluation of Single Bedroom Apartment (SBRA), IIT Kanpur

Single Bed Room Apartment (SBRA) building is an accommodation facility available for married students in IIT Kanpur. SBRA building is a conventional RC structure and suitably exemplify the current trend of construction in India and can appropriately reflect the housing for economically weaker section (EWS) of India. The aim of our case study is to evaluate the performance level and cost effectiveness of SBRA building and compare it with the demo pre-fabricated buildings constructed at Hindustan Prefab Ltd. Delhi. A detailed numerical analysis using SAP2000 software is to be conducted in order to correctly estimate the performance of SBRA building. RC frame structure of SBRA is modeled and subjected to various load combinations such as dead, live, earthquake and wind to predict the response of the structure and economically size the members.

Figure 1: Single BedRoom Apartments in IIT Kanpur

Figure 2: 3-D Model of SBRA building

Figure 3: Typical Floor Beam Layout