Optimization Approach For Concrete High-Rise Buildings

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Title: Optimization Approach For Concrete High-Rise Buildings

Author(s): Fazlur R. Khan, Hal S. Iyengar

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 36

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 61-74

Keywords: concrete construction; construction costs; framed-tube buildings; high rise buildings; integrated mechanical structural systems; multi-story buildings; optimization; reinforced concrete; shear walls; structural design; systems engineering

Date: 1/1/1972

Abstract:
The process of practical design optimization of high-rise concrete buildings is discussed from an overall systems point of view.