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Design of Tall Structure (2732005)

Teaching Scheme (in Hours)

Theory Tutorial Practical Total
3 2 5

Subject Credit :  5

Examination Scheme (in marks)

PA (M)
ESE Viva (V)
PA (I)
70 30 30 20 150

Syllabus Content    Download

Unit-1:  Tall Building

Structural systems for (a) floor systems (b) vertical load resisting systems (c) lateral load resisting systems, and (4) connections, Interaction of frames and shear wall, Twist of frames, Effects of opening, Analysis of coupled shear walls; Various methods of analysis like static linear/nonlinear, dynamic, buckling analysis, construction stage analysis etc. ; Structural control and energy dissipation devices for tall building.

Unit-2:  Chimney

Design Factors, Stresses due to temperature, components, Platform and Safety ladders, Steel stacks, Refractory linings, Caps and foundation

Unit-3:  Cooling Towers

Types, components, design forces, analysis and design

Unit-4:  Transmission Line and Microwave towers

Types of loads, Tower Configuration, Analysis and Design of towers

Reference Books

Sr. Title Author Publication Amazon Link
1 Tall Buildings B. S. Taranath
2 Handbook of Concrete Structures Mark Fintel
3 Tall Buildings Coull and Smith Wiley-India Edition
4 Design of Multi - Storeyed Structures U. H. Variani Standard Publisher Distributors
5 Tall Chimneys: Design & Construction S. N. Manohar McGraw-Hill
6 Transmission Line Structures Santhakumar & Murthy

Course Outcome

After learning the course the students should be able to design:
  1. Tall buildings.
  2. Chimney.

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