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Title Tall and super tall buildings [electronic resource] : planning and design / by Akbar Tamboli.

Published New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education LLC., c2014.

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Physical description xvii, 422 p. : ill., figs., tables.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents A. About the council on tall buildings and urban habitat -- B. About the international code council -- C. Contributors -- D. Preface -- E. Acknowledgments -- F. About the editor -- 1. Design considerations for tall and supertall buildings -- Introduction -- Codes and standards of practice -- Structural systems -- Wind engineering -- Seismic engineering -- Elastic shortening, creep, and settlement -- Exterior façades -- Summary -- References -- 2. Hvac systems and sustainability considerations for tall and supertall buildings -- Introduction and history -- Energy use and sustainability of tall buildings -- Integrated design -- High-rise building's primary cooling systems: air versus water -- Central plant versus local cooling systems (water-cooled dx) -- Primary heating system -- Central fan systems -- Under-floor air distribution -- Chilled beams -- Thermal performance of the envelope -- Cogeneration/combined heat and power -- Solar energy -- Endnotes -- 3. Sears tower -- Overview -- Design concept -- Description of structure -- Design criteria -- Member design criteria -- Analysis and design -- Foundation design -- Construction -- Curtain wall -- Window washing -- Elevators -- Fire sprinklers -- Updated history -- Summary -- Project credits -- Facts -- Key dates -- 4. The petronas towers -- Architectural design -- Structural design criteria -- Wind considerations -- Foundations and tower location shift -- Mass concrete -- Elevatoring strategies and core design -- Eccentric gravity load -- Perimeter framing -- Concrete strength considerations -- Creep and shrinkage -- Floor framing -- Curtain wall -- Pinnacles -- Skybridge -- Project credits -- Facts -- Key dates -- 5. Taipei 101 -- Architectural design features -- Design criteria and material selection -- Lateral load-resisting system selection and development -- Wind control measures -- Wind fatigue mitigation measures -- Seismic design features -- Special load path features -- Deep foundation selection -- Staged excavation strategy -- Box column design and construction -- Spire erection strategy -- Elevatoring strategies -- Earthquake during construction -- Leed status -- Project credits -- 6. Shanghai tower: redefining the role of tall buildings -- Creating a vertical city -- Sustainable tower -- Green strategies -- Fast-tracked supertall high-rise -- Many firsts for china -- Refining the tower's shape -- Curtain wall -- Minimizing reflection and glare -- Lateral system -- Structural design challenges -- Steel solutions -- Prescribed code design -- Selection of ground motions -- Analytical model -- Nonlinear behavior -- Performance levels -- Analysis results -- Conclusion -- Project credits -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 7. Burj khalifa -- Overview -- Design concept -- Architectural design -- Engineering the y: the buttressed core -- Structural system description -- Structural analysis and design -- Tower foundations -- Wind engineering -- Construction methods and technology -- Conclusion -- Project credits -- 8. Kingdom tower -- Project overview -- Regulatory framework -- The structural system and how it was developed -- Structural system synopsis -- Wind engineering aspects -- Seismic considerations -- Special challenges -- Exterior wall -- Environmental considerations -- Construction schedule and staging -- Long-term structural health monitoring -- Costs and funding -- Project credits -- Reference -- 9. Geotechnical and foundation engineering -- Introduction -- Site exploration -- Site-specific seismic hazard assessment -- Foundation selection and analysis -- Shoring structure for basement excavation: design and construction -- Constructability, quality control, and quality assurance -- References -- 10. Wind engineering for tall and supertall buildings -- Introduction -- Wind climate and nature of wind -- Wind actions on tall buildings -- Wind tunnel testing -- Controlling wind forces and building response -- Wind and solar environments in pedestrian areas -- Structural reliability considerations -- Wind loads during construction -- Stack effects in tall buildings -- Conclusions -- References -- 11. Future of wind engineering for tall and supertall buildings -- Introduction -- Wind climate -- Wind tunnel profiles -- Wind tunnel testing -- Other wind-related issues for supertall structures -- Future challenges for wind tunnel testing of supertall buildings -- References.
Other formats Also issued in online version.
Notes Description based on cover image and table of contents, viewed on Jan. 20, 2015.
Other author Tamboli, Akbar R., ed.
Subject Tall buildings -- Designs and plans.
Skyscrapers -- Designs and plans.
Skyscrapers.
Tall buildings.
ISBN 9780071818711
0071818715