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Monitoring of a tall building to develop axial shortening models incorporating high strength concrete

Baidya, Narayan and Mendis, Priyan and Fragomeni, Sam (2010) Monitoring of a tall building to develop axial shortening models incorporating high strength concrete. In: Proceedings of the international conference on sustainable built environments : 12th, 13th & 14th December, 2010, Earl's Regency Hotel, Kandy, Sri Lanka. Jayasinghe, M. T. R and Mendis, Priyan and Dissanayake, Ranjith, eds. Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, pp. 443-449.

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Abstract

This paper addresses axial shortening prediction o f the vertical concrete elements of tall buildings with a particular focus on developing a reliable mo del for high strength concrete (HSC). An establishe d reinforced concrete column shortening model used fo r normal strength concrete (NSC) is modified to pre dict axial shortening in vertical elements made of HSC. To compare with the theoretical model, the axial sh ortening measurements taken from the 83 storey World Tower B uilding, Sydney (WTS), obtained during the construction period, are used. The theoretical mode l having the best match with the actual measurement s are recommended for predicting axial shortening of vert ical elements using HSC.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9789555891462
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID21194, axial shortening, columns, high strength concrete, monitoring column, tall buildings
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
FOR Classification > 0905 Civil Engineering
SEO Classification > 8702 Construction Design
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2013 02:40
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2013 02:40
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/9917
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