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Tall and Super Tall Buildings

Author/EditorTamboli A (Author)
ISBN: 9780071818711
Pub Date16/06/2014
BindingHardback
Pages416
Dimensions (mm)236(h) * 158(w) * 28(d)
Provides the technical development and special design features used for the latest tall and super tall buildings worldwide-written by the original building planners and designers
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In-depth coverage of the latest tall and super tall building designs and examples from around the world

Featuring contributions from 30 global experts involved in the planning and design of the structures covered in this book, Tall and Supertall Buildings describes the technical developments and special design features used for these landmark buildings:

Sears Tower * Taipei 101 * Burj Khalifa *
Petronas Towers * Shanghai Tower * Kingdom Tower

This authoritative resource addresses HVAC systems, sustainability, geotechnical and foundation engineering, wind engineering, and more. Construction photographs and detailed diagrams are included throughout. This is the definitive guide for engineers, architects, project managers, building inspectors, and anyone involved in the planning and design of tall and supertall buildings.

In-depth coverage of the latest tall and super tall building designs and examples from around the world

Featuring contributions from 30 global experts involved in the planning and design of the structures covered in this book, Tall and Supertall Buildings describes the technical developments and special design features used for these landmark buildings:

Sears Tower * Taipei 101 * Burj Khalifa *
Petronas Towers * Shanghai Tower * Kingdom Tower

This authoritative resource addresses HVAC systems, sustainability, geotechnical and foundation engineering, wind engineering, and more. Construction photographs and detailed diagrams are included throughout. This is the definitive guide for engineers, architects, project managers, building inspectors, and anyone involved in the planning and design of tall and supertall buildings.

Akbar Tamboli PE, FASCE (New York City) is senior vice president and principal at Thornton-Tomasetti structural engineers, one of the foremost structural engineering firms. He was formerly vice president and project manager with Cantor Seinuk consulting engineers in New York, where he was responsible for several major projects. A fellow of American Society of Civil Engineers and Professional Engineer, Tamboli is the editor of Steel Design Handbook; LRFD Method and Handbook of Steel Connection Design and Details First and Second Editions.

Chapter 1: Design Considerations for Tall and Supertall Buildings Ron Klemencic, Magnusson Klemencic Associates Chapter 2: HVAC Systems and Sustainability Considerations for Tall and Supertall Buildings Asif Syed, STE Engineering Chapter 3: Sears Tower John Zils, SOM Chapter 4: The Petronas Towers Leonard Joseph, Thornton Tomasetti Chapter 5: Taipei 101 Leonard Joseph, Thornton Tomasetti Chapter 6: Shanghai Tower: Redefining the Role of Tall Buildings Dennis Poon and Billy Tse, Thornton Tomasetti Chapter 7: Burj Khalifa William F Baker and James J Pawlikowski, SOM Chapter 8: Kingdom Tower Robert Sinn, Thornton Tomasetti, and Peter Weismantle, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture Chapter 9: Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering Khaldoun Fahoum, Rudolph Frizzi, Marc Gallagher, Ramin Golesorkhi, George Leventis, Alan Poeppel, Frank Rollo, and Hadi Yap, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services and Langan International Chapter 10: Wind Engineering for Tall and Supertall Buildings Anton Davies, Jon K Galsworthy, Mike Gibbons, Peter A Irwin, Bujar Morava, Valerie Sifton, Vincent Tang, and Hanqing Wu, Rowan, Williams, Davies & Irwin Inc. Chapter 11: Future of Wind Engineering for Tall and Supertall Buildings Melissa Burton, Volker Buttgereit, and Stefano Cammelli, BMT Fluid Mechanics Index

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