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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Creep and Shrinkage and the Design of Supertall Buildings-A Case Study:
The Burj Dubai Tower
Author(s): W.F. Baker, D.S. Korista, L.C. Novak, J. Pawlikowski, and B. Young
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 133-148
Keywords: Burj Dubai; column shortening; creep; gravity sidesway; high-rise; shrinkage; vertical shortening
Abstract:The Burj Dubai tower, which is currently under construction, will be the world’s tallest structure. This paper addresses the structural system utilized for the Burj Dubai tower and the structural design implications of creep and shrinkage of the high performance reinforced concrete vertical load carrying elements.
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