SP-097: Analysis and Design of High-Rise Concrete Buildings

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Title: SP-097: Analysis and Design of High-Rise Concrete Buildings

Author(s): Editor: Jaime Moreno

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 97

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Appears on pages(s): 330

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Date: 2/1/1987

Abstract:
SP97 This publication is a collection of 12 papers detailing the new and definitive techniques that have made possible the construction of milestone buildings in high-rise construction. The "Chicago style" of construction and the concepts developed by the Chicago design and construction teams in the science of high-rises are covered in this publication. Topics covered include: high-rise system developments in concrete; prestressed concrete in high-rise construction; recent developments in deep foundations for high-rise buildings; and simplified design of slender unbraced columns. Analysis and Design of High-Rise Concrete Buildings offers a wealth of information on concrete technology such as high strength, lightweight, fiber reinforced, corrosion-resistant, and impermeable concretes that have been utilized to make possible some of the tallest buildings in the world.