About this book
This book details the analysis and design of high rise buildings for gravity and seismic analysis. It provides the knowledge structural engineers need to retrofit existing structures in order to meet safety requirements and better prevent potential damage from such disasters as earthquakes and fires.
Coverage includes actual case studies of existing buildings, reviews of current knowledge for damages and their mitigation, protective design technologies, and analytical and computational techniques. This monograph also provides an experimental investigation on the properties of fiber reinforced concrete that consists of natural fibres like coconut coir and also steel fibres that are used for comparison in both Normal Strength Concrete (NSC) and High Strength Concrete (HSC). In addition, the authors examine the use of various repair techniques for damaged high rise buildings.
The book will help upcoming structural design engineers learn the computer aided analysis and design of real existing high rise buildings by using ACI code for application of the gravity loads, UBC- 97 for seismic analysis, and retrofitting analysis by computer models. It will be of immense use to the student community, academicians, consultants, and practicing professional engineers and scientists involved in the planning, design, execution, inspection, and supervision for the proper retrofitting of buildings.
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-7297-6
- Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2016
- Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
- eBook Packages Engineering
- Print ISBN 978-94-017-7296-9
- Online ISBN 978-94-017-7297-6
- Series Print ISSN 0925-0042
- Series Online ISSN 2214-7764
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