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Damping Technologies for Tall Buildings

Book2018

Authors:

Alberto Lago, Dario Trabucco and Antony Wood

Damping Technologies for Tall Buildings

Book2018

 

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Authors:

Alberto Lago, Dario Trabucco and Antony Wood

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Damping Technologies for Tall Buildings provides practical advice on the selection, design, installation and testing of damping systems. Richly illustrated with images and schemati ... read full description

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    Chapter 1 - Executive summary

    Pages 1-5

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    Chapter 2 - Introduction

    Pages 7-37

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    Chapter 3 - Damping considerations in tall buildings

    Pages 39-106

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    Chapter 4 - An introduction to dynamic modification devices

    Pages 107-234

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    Chapter 5 - Design procedures for tall buildings with dynamic modification devices

    Pages 235-436

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    Chapter 6 - Architectural aspects and building system interaction

    Pages 437-464

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    Chapter 7 - Testing, inspection, and maintenance

    Pages 465-531

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    Chapter 8 - Case studies of tall buildings with dynamic modification devices

    Pages 533-919

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    Chapter 9 - Future of dynamic modification systems

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    Chapter 10 - Tall building with dynamic modification systems trend data

    Pages 929-967

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    Chapter 11 - Conclusions

    Page 969

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    Appendix A

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    References

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    Index

    Pages 1067-1105

About the book

Description

Damping Technologies for Tall Buildings provides practical advice on the selection, design, installation and testing of damping systems. Richly illustrated with images and schematics, this book presents expert commentary on different damping systems, giving readers a way to accurately compare between different device categories and gain and understand the advantages and disadvantages of each. In addition, the book covers their economical and sustainability implications. Case studies are included to provide a direct understanding on the possible applications of each device category.

Damping Technologies for Tall Buildings provides practical advice on the selection, design, installation and testing of damping systems. Richly illustrated with images and schematics, this book presents expert commentary on different damping systems, giving readers a way to accurately compare between different device categories and gain and understand the advantages and disadvantages of each. In addition, the book covers their economical and sustainability implications. Case studies are included to provide a direct understanding on the possible applications of each device category.

Key Features

  • Provides an expert guide on the selection and deployment of the various types of damping technologies
  • Drawn from extensive contributions from international experts and research projects that represent the current state-of-the-art and design in damping technologies
  • Includes 25+ real case studies collected with very detailed information on damping design, installation, testing and other building implications
  • Provides an expert guide on the selection and deployment of the various types of damping technologies
  • Drawn from extensive contributions from international experts and research projects that represent the current state-of-the-art and design in damping technologies
  • Includes 25+ real case studies collected with very detailed information on damping design, installation, testing and other building implications

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ISBN

978-0-12-815963-7

Language

English

Published

2018

Copyright

Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Imprint

Butterworth-Heinemann

Authors

Alberto Lago

Research Assistant, CTBUH/Iuav University of Venice, Venice, Italy

Dario Trabucco

Research Manager, CTBUH/Iuav University of Venice, Venice, Italy

Antony Wood

Executive Director, CTBUH, Chicago, United States