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Unformatted text preview: hat are added at Levels, 21, 30 and 37. Trusses are composed of triangles that help hold the structure together, and help reduce the stress form the weight. Sky bridge Sky The bridge represents the path to infinite. The sky bridge is attached to the two towers with the help of two legs (hinges). Sky Bridge Continued Sky These legs contain bearings that help the bridge stabilize when winds occur. The bearings apply flexibility to the bridge as it moves in the wind. Events that Occurred Events Malaysian authorities have evacuated thousands of people from the world's tallest building ­ the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur ­ after a bomb threat. Alain Robert a.k.a Spiderman, the well­known solo climber tried to climb the Petronas Twin Towers Conclusion Conclusion Whole Structure cost: 1.2 billion (US Dollars) Till early 1997, as many as 1,000 people worked on each tower! It took 25 months and a week to complete Tower One, and 24 months for Tower Two. When the operation was in full swing, KLCC had about 4,000 workers working on numerous projects ­ including the park, Maxis Tower, etc. According to Goto, the workers worked round­the­ clock in three shifts, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Floors with different designs took one to two weeks to complete depending on how major the disparities were....
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course CE CE 101 taught by Professor Parentela during the Fall '08 term at CSU Long Beach.

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