Technical Report 1: Existing Conditions
Technical Report 1 is a study of the existing conditions and structural design methods established in the SteelStacks Performing Arts Center. This report entails gravity and lateral load calculations for comparison with the existing design, as well as discussions of the current structural systems and functions.
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Technical Report 2: Alternate Floor Systems
Technical Report 2 is a study of the existing floor framing system in a comparative analaysis with three alternate floor framing systems. This report compares the existing composite deck and beam system with precast concrete planks on beam, post-tensioned two-way flat plate, and one-way slab on beam systems.
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Technical Report 3: Lateral System Analysis
Technical Report 3 is an in-depth analysis of the existing lateral system of the SteelStacks Performing Arts Center. This extensive analysis includes considerations of the controlling lateral loads, torsion, drift, foundation consideration, and member checks through the implementation of a RAM Structural System Model and parallel hand calculations.
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To view a pdf of Technical Report 3, revised, click here.