Damping Technologies for Tall Buildings - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128159637

Damping Technologies for Tall Buildings

1st Edition

Authors: Dario Trabucco Alberto Lago Antony Wood
Paperback ISBN: 9780128159637
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st October 2018
Page Count: 1144
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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.

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

Readership

Structural Engineers specializing in design, reliability and structural safety

Table of Contents

Part 1: Need for Supplementary Damping Devices in Tall Buildings
1. Effect of Damping on Building Response
2. Inherent Damping of Tall Buildings
3. Improved Resiliency Through damping
4. Wind-Excited Motion and Performance Objectives
5. Earthquake-Excited Motion and Performance Objectives
6. Practical and Economic Considerations
7. Damping System Sustainability
8. Alternative to Damping Devices

Part 2: Introduction to Supplementary Damping Devices
9. Passive Damping Systems
10. Active, Semi-Active, and Hybrid Systems
11. Multiple Damping Strategies
12. Comparison of Dampers in Tall Buildings

Part 3: Design Procedures of Buildings with Damping Devices
13. Available Codes and Design Tools
14. Passive Damping Systems
15. Active, Semi-Active and Hybrid Systems
16. Tall Building Retrofit
17. Damper Strategy Optimization

Part 4: Building System Interaction
18. Architectural Appearance
19. Elevators
20. Mechanical Systems
21. Façade

Part 5: Testing, Inspection and Maintenance
21. Pre Installation Tests
22. Commissioning and System Tuning
23. Fatigue of Dampers
24. Building Health Monitoring
25. Ongoing Maintenance
26. Post Extreme Event Inspections
27. Transportation, Construction and Care of Works
28. USRC Rating System

Part 6: Case Studies
29. Distributed Damping Systems
30. Isolated Damping Systems

Part 6: Future of Damped Systems
31. Wind Design
32. Seismic Design
33. Future Design

Part 7: Conclusions
34. Trend Data for Tall Buildings with Damped Devices
35. Design Considerations
36. Design Optimization

Details

No. of pages:
1144
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Paperback ISBN:
9780128159637

About the Author

Dario Trabucco

Dr. Trabucco is involved in teaching and research activities related to tall buildings, including the LCA analysis of tall buildings, service core design and issues pertaining the renovation/refurbishment of tall buildings.

Affiliations and Expertise

CTBUH Research Manager

Alberto Lago

Dr. Lago is involved in the research on “A study on the Damping Technologies available for Tall Buildings: Comfort and Safety” sponsored by Bouygues Construction. His background is in Architectural/Engineering with a bachelor/master degree from the University of Padua. He additionally completed a master in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Affiliations and Expertise

CTBUH Research Assistant

Antony Wood

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