Category Archives: Design Issues
The high-rise building located at 111 W. Wacker Drive in downtown Chicago was formerly known as the ‘Waterview.’ The structure was originally designed as an 89-story luxury hotel located along the Chicago River. The construction of the conventionally-reinforced building … Continue reading
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The friction-loss calculations are important submittals for post-tensioning tendons. The calculations determine what the tendon’s final force is after short-term and long-term friction losses. The key input parameters for “Long-Term Losses” are as follows: Post-Tensioning System (Unbonded or Bonded) Type … Continue reading