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WIND02 v2-06
Detailed Wind Load Design (Method 2) per ASCE 7-02
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User Input Data
Structure Type
Building
Basic Wind Speed (V)
146
Struc Category (I, II, III, or IV)
II
Exposure (B, C, or D)
C
Struc Nat Frequency (n1

Wall Pressure vs Height
350
The wind force at each slab level would be
calculated for a 30 story high rise building,
located in Miami Dade County.
The building is 60 x 60 foot square and
10 feet per floor.
This building has been classified to be
enclose o

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EGN-5439 The Design of Tall Buildings
EGN
Lecture #24
What is a shear wall ?
L. Prieto-Portar - 2008
Many parts of the US use cheap wooden frame structures for single family residences. Some
of the wall are stiffened by using shear walls.
Consider the sim

EGN-5439 The Design of Tall Buildings
EGN
Lecture #21
Preparing the Model for Analysis
- The Preliminary Analysis
- The Final (and hopefully, accurate) Analysis
L. A. Prieto-Portar - 2008
Outline:
Outline:
1) Approaches to Analysis.
- Preliminary Analyse

EGN-5439 The Design of Tall Buildings
EGN
Lecture #19
Example of a post-tensioned plate
for a
residential high-rise building
L. A. Prieto-Portar - 2008
This example illustrates the design method presented in ACI 318-05 and IBC 2003 for the
design of a si

EGN-5439 The Design of Tall Buildings
EGN
Lecture #17
The Advantages of Reinforced Concrete
For
Tall Buildings
L. A. Prieto-Portar - 2008
Concrete buildings: an economic overview
Start-to-Finish Time
Start-Up Time
Concrete buildings: an economic overview

EGN-5439 The Design of Tall Buildings
EGN
Lecture #16
Example of the Direct Method
Example
to
to
Calculate a
Calculate
Two-way Reinforced Concrete Slab
Two
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Example.
Shown below is a partial plan of a typical floor for a condomi

EGN-5439 The Design of Tall Buildings
EGN
Lecture #15
Example of the use of the
Direct Method
to
Calculate the Beams for a One-way
Reinforced Concrete Slab
L. A. Prieto-Portar - 2008
Example.
Shown below is a partial plan of a typical floor for a warehou

EGN-5439 The Design of Tall Buildings
EGN
Lecture #14
The Design of Reinforced Concrete Slabs
Via the Direct Method as per ACI 318-05
L. A. Prieto-Portar - 2008
Reinforced concrete floor systems provide an economical solution for virtually any span and
l

EGN-5439 The Design of Tall Buildings
EGN
Lecture 13
Floor Systems for Tall Buildings
L. A. Prieto-Portar - 2008
Outline
Floor Systems Reinforced Concrete Framing:
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2.
3.
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One-Way Slabs on Beams or Walls
One-Way Pan Joists and Beams
One-Way

EGN-5439 Design of Tall Buildings
EGN
Lecture 12
Seismic Forces
L. Prieto-Portar, 2008
Seismic Loads.
Seismic loads are a combination of some formulas and factors that help you find
each floor contribution to the reduction of the seismic load.
Seismic lo

EGN-5439 The Design of Tall Buildings
EGN
Lecture #11
Earthquakes
L. A. Prieto-Portar - 2008
On 8 October 2005, an
earthquake of magnitude 7.6
hit Islamabad, Pakistan, killing
30,000 and seriously injuring
another 60,000.
Some structures collapsed next
t

EGN-5439 The Design of Tall Buildings
Lecture 10
ASCE 7-02 Solved Problem #3:
Analytical Method 2 for Tall Buildings
L. Prieto-Portar - 2008
The building for this third example is a 14-story office building in Tampa. It is 100 feet wide and
200 feet long

EGN-5439 The Design of Tall Buildings
Lecture 09
ASCE 7-02 Solved Problem #2:
Analytical Method 1 The Simplified Procedure.
Analytical
L. Prieto-Portar - 2008
In order to illustrate the calculations of the wind design pressures using ASCE 7-02,
Method 1,

EGN-5439 The Design of Tall Buildings
Lecture 08
ASCE 7-02 Solved Problem #1:
Analytical Method 2 (for buildings < 60 feet high).
L. Prieto-Portar - 2008
This lecture applies the ASCE 7-02 code requirements for wind (Section 6.0) to a
simple structure an

EGN-5439 Design of Tall Buildings
EGN
Lecture 06
Comparing International Codes
- Fire
- Seismic
- Wind
L. Prieto-Portar, 2008
Comparing Three International Codes:
Comparing
1) International Building Code (United States and Canada);
2) Eurocode (Europe);

EGN-5439 Design of Tall Buildings
Lecture 05
Loads
L. Prieto-Portar, 2008
Outline
Outline
Gravity Loading
Comparison of Live Load Magnitudes
Methods of Live Load Reduction
Impact Gravity Loading
Construction Loads
Wind Loading
Simple Static Approa

EGN-5439 Design of Tall Buildings
EGN
Lecture 04
Design Criteria
L. Prieto-Portar, 2008
Outline of the Design Criteria
Outline
The Basic Design Criteria
Limit States Design Philosophy
The Speed of Erection
Loading
Sequential Loading
Strength and Stabilit

CES-5365 The Design of Tall Buildings
CES
Lecture 03
Unusual Structural Types
L. Prieto-Portar, 2008
The Flatiron Building was built in
1901 in the famous Times Square,
New York City.
Its shape was determined by the small
and highly irregular lot availab

EGN-5439 The Design of Tall Buildings
EGN
Lecture 01
Why Tall Buildings?
L. A. Prieto-Portar 2008
Humans have always admired tall structures since ancient times
because of their social status: they are visible to all. Their builders
were held in the high

Calculation of Wind Loads/Forces upon a 30-Story Building
Using ASCE -7 Code
Inputs of Building Dimensions
horizontal dimension of building measured
normal to wind direction, in ft
Number of floors
Height of each floor
Height Of Building
Enclosure Classif

Given:
30 story building
60 ft square building
10 ft per floor
H/B5 & f>1
Assumptions
Our building is to be considered an enclosed building
therefore (Gcpi) = 0.18
Effective wind area =
600
ft2 per floor
Non-Flexible
Design pressure
Kd =
Kzt =
0.85
1
(Tab

Design of Tall Buildings
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CES-4600 / EGN-5439. The Design of Tall Buildings
Homework #11 due on Wednesday, 30 July 2008
(10 points).
Using the results of the analysis of shear walls presented on Lec