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Structural Design Project of Super Tall Building Chicago Spire

Introduction The 2011-2012 Master of Engineering Structural Design Project was the structural design of theChicago Spire (Figure 1.1), located on the west side of Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois. Theproject was provided by John Peronto, P.E. and Mary Williams, P.E. of Thornton Tomasetti’s Chicagooffice. Cornell University Lecturer Dr. Shideh Shadravan was the project advisor. …

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Tall Building Design Lectures by Dr Luis Prieto.Portar, PhD + ETABS Modelling

Topics *** Why-tall- buildings – Structural-Types – Unusual-Structures – Design-Criteria -Loads Comparing-Codes Wind-Forces ASCE-7-Wind-Method-2 ASCE-7-Wind-Simplified ASCE-I-Wind Tall-guildings – Earthquakes -Seismic- Forces-on- Buildings – Floor-Systems – Direct- method- for- Concrete-Slabsor-Systems Example- Direct-method-for-One-way Slabs Example – Direct- method- for- Two- Way-Slabs – Advantage- of- RC -Post-tensioning-Concrete-SIabs Example-of- PT-SIab Example-of- PT- Two- Way-Slabs Models-for-the-Analysis – Braced- Frame-Structures Rigid- …

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