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Title: Kuwait's Tallest Building

Author(s): Hakam S. Jarrar

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 10

Issue: 11

Appears on pages(s): 58-63

Keywords: composite construction (concrete and steel); control joints; cork; deflection; foundations; girders; high-rise buildings; settlement (structural); slip-form construction; structural engineering; structural steels; uplift pressure; Design

Date: 11/1/1988

Abstract:
Describes successful and effective design solutions for three common structural problems: composite construction (mixed system), differential settlement compounded by large uplift pressures, and control of deflection and other movements of main transfer girders in the tallest building in Kuwait.




  

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