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Structural Analysis and Design of Tall Buildings

Steel and Composite Construction, 1st Edition

By Bungale S. Taranath

CRC Press

722 pages

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As software skills rise to the forefront of design concerns, the art of structural conceptualization is often minimized. Structural engineering, however, requires the marriage of artistic and intuitive designs with mathematical accuracy and detail. Computer analysis works to solidify and extend the creative idea or concept that might have started o

Table of Contents

Lateral Load Resisting Systems for Steel Buildings. Lateral Load-Resisting Systems for Composite Buildings. Gravity Systems for Steel Buildings. Gravity Systems for Composite Buildings. Wind Loads. Seismic Design. Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings, ANSI/AISC 341-10. Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Steel Buildings. Special Topics. Connection Details. References. Index.

About the Author

Dr. Bungale S. Taranath, PhD, PE, SE, is a corporate consultant to DeSimone Consulting Engineers, a consulting firm, with offices in New York, Miami, San Francisco, New Haven, Las Vegas, Hong Kong, and Abu Dhabi. He has extensive experience in the design of concrete, steel, and composite tall buildings and has served as principal-in-charge for many notable high-rise buildings.

Dr. Taranath is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Concrete Institute, and a registered structural and professional engineer in several states. He has conducted research into the behavior of tall buildings and shear wall structures and is the author of a number of published papers on torsion analysis and multistory construction projects.

He has published four books: Structural Analysis and Design of Tall Buildings: Steel and Composite Construction; Steel, Concrete, and Composite Design of Tall Buildings; Wind and Earthquake Resistant Buildings: Structural Analysis and Design; and Reinforced Concrete Design of Tall Buildings. Three of his books were translated into Chinese and Korean and are widely referenced throughout Asia.

Dr. Taranath has conducted seminars on tall-building design in the United States, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mexico, India, and England. Dr. Taranath's passion for tall buildings has never waned. Today, his greatest joy is sharing that enthusiasm with owners, architects, and fellow structural engineers to develop imaginative solutions for seemingly impossible structures.

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TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General